The Hill House by David P Howard :: Shared Description

(From information on site)

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) was commissioned to design The Hill House for Glasgow publisher Walter Blackie (1860-1953) and his family in 1902.

The house represents the architectural masterpiece of Mackintosh's domestic commissions and ranks internationally amongst the milestones in twentieth-century architecture.

The house was designed to provide a practical and comfortable home for its owners and combines traditional features with a boldly modern approach.
The harled exterior draws on older Scottish sources while displaying a modern, almost sculptural handling of form.
Contrasting with the austere exterior is a rich interior, in which every design element has been carefully considered to fit into the overall scheme.

The gardens have been restored to their former state as far as possible, following the broad outlines and some features originally designed by Mackintosh. However, the Blackies took a keen interest in the garden, and oversaw much of the development themselves.

The Hill House is a National Trust For Scotland property. LinkExternal link
by David P Howard
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Created: Sun, 31 Jul 2011, Updated: Thu, 5 Sep 2013

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