GSA – Glasgow School of Art Campus Redevelopment – UK - Project Profile

GSA – Glasgow School of Art Campus Redevelopment – UK - Project Profile

  • February 2018 •
  • 9 pages •
  • Report ID: 4379110
"GSA – Glasgow School of Art Campus Redevelopment – UK - Project Profile" contains information on the scope of the project including project overview and location. The profile also details project ownership and funding, gives a full project description, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts.

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Glasgow School of Art (GSA) is undertaking the redevelopment of existing facilities in Scotland, the UK.

The project involves the construction of studios and teaching facilities, workshops, communal areas and exhibition spaces. The project is planned to be executed in phases.

The first phase involves the demolition of Newbery Tower, Foulis Building and selective demolition of the assembly building, and the construction of new facilities.

The second phase includes the refurbishment of the Stow College and restoration of the Mackintosh Building.

The project will include the construction of assembly areas, a refectory, a staff dining area, seminar rooms, a 300-seat lecture room, parking facilities, access roads and other related facilities, and the installation of safety and security systems.

Arup has been appointed to provide mechanical, electrical, civil, structural, and fire engineering services for the project.

Turner & Townsend has been appointed as project management and cost consulting contractor.

Cyril Sweett has been appointed as CDM consultant and M Van Valkenburgh as the landscape architect for the project.

On September 17, 2010, Steven Holl Architects in conjunction with JM Architects was appointed as design architect for the first phase.

On September 26, 2011, Sir Robert McAlpine was appointed as EPC contractor for the first phase of the project to undertake the demolition and construction works.

Page/Park Architect has been appointed for the second phase.

The construction works on the first phase have been completed and it was opened on April 9, 2014.

In May 2014, GSA has issued tender for the second phase.

On February 18, 2015, Gardiner and Theobald Llp appointed as the lead consultant. Taylor & Fraser Ltd has been appointed as the enabling contractor.

GSA purchased the former Stow College site with a first phase bringing together all pathways of the School of Fine Art in a refurbished Stow Building.

In March 2016, Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering Ltd, BAM Construction Ltd, John Graham Construction Ltd, Kier Construction and Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd were shortlisted for the second phase.

In April 2016, GSA launched a major fundraising drive to raise a total of US$46 million funding for the project development.

On June 24, 2016, Kier Construction secured US$37 million construction contract for the second phase. The scope of work involves the coordinating the stone, joinery, electrical, decorative and all other aspects of the main reconstruction.

The UK and Scottish governments will provide funds for the project.

Construction activities are underway and scheduled for completion in 2019.

The project involves the redevelopment of art school’s existing facilities at Garnethill campus in Glasgow, Scotland, the UK.

The US$87 million project includes the following:
1. Demolition of Newbery Tower, Foulis Building and assembly building in the first phase
2. Refurbishment of the Stow College and restoration of the Mackintosh Building in the second phase
3. Construction of a graduate and research center on 4,300m2 area
4. Construction of workshops
5. Construction of assembly areas
6. Construction of a refectory
7. Construction of a staff dining area
8. Construction of exhibition spaces
9. Construction of seminar rooms
10. Construction of 300-seat lecture room
11. Construction of parking facilities
12. Construction of access roads
13. Installation of safety and security systems

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