First Degree show in the new Reid Building

GSA Degree show 2014

GSA Degree show 2014

McAteer Photograph was asked by the Glasgow School of Art to document the 2014 degree show. GSA put on an amazing show in spite of the dreadful events two months ago, which also caused a lot of graduates to lose their work.


This was the first degree show held in the new and spectacular Reid Building. The stunning new School of Design was named after the recently retired director Dame Seona Reid. The Reid Building stands opposite the Charles Rennie Macintosh’s Art School built in 1909 and was designed to be in complementary contrast with the beloved building. The architect Steven Holl, based in New York, designed The Reid Building. As architectural photographers, we were delighted to see the abundance of natural light channelled through the building using light ‘voids’: a very different architectural addition to Glasgow’s city centre.


The show was a flourish of visitors and exhibits. Here is a video of the spectacle:


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