Replace, rebuild, reimagine? Architects disagree on future of the Mac

Glasgow School of Art, by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, pictured in 2005

A lengthy debate awaits as the profession reacts to the latest catastrophe at Glasgow School of Art

Architects are divided about what the future should hold for the Mac.

The weekend’s fire has left the building in an even worse state than the 2014 blaze, raising questions about whether its remains can – or should – be saved.

Put simply, the options are: rebuild, reimagine or replace. We speak to three leading architects to hear the arguments for each case.

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