"The views and the experience will make it the best way to arrive in Glasgow, passing landmarks such as the Glasgow Science Centre, the Armadillo and Finnieston Crane.“It is the classic scene shown on those postcards of the city – with audio commentary along the way.” Services would leave every half an hour with two 10-seat vessels running the journey.A 2.5m high and 12.2m long digital print on metal, Dance Number, was specially commissioned by the GSA and is the artist’s largest work to date.Listed in “Inspiring Innovations in Education” 100 Global Inspiring Innovations of 2017 by Hundr ED.
These buggies however would eventually be replaced by an electric moving walkway.
Three articles recognise this Glasgow school as among world's best: American Institute of Architects 8 world best school designs ; noted by The Smithsonian Institute re best classroom design for the 21st Century ; listed by RIBA as one of the top five school buildings in the world.
Glasgow has a wealth of architectural interest from Rennie Mackintosh’s School of Art building (The Mac, partly under restoration after the fire) to Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson’s buildings.
Glasgow Urban Lab designated United Nations Charter Centre of Excellence: the GSA will now collaborate internationally on activities to promote UN policies for sustainable Housing and Urban Development in the 21st century.
A new artwork by the leading artist Louise Hopkins has been unveiled on the central wall in front of the Mackintosh Building.