Mackintosh building will be rebuilt, says Glasgow School of Art director

Exclusive: Tom Inns says it is ‘critically important’ the building is saved after fire

Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building, which was gutted by fire last month, will be rebuilt, the school’s director has told the Guardian.

The commitment by Tom Inns ends weeks of speculation about the fate of the 110-year-old building, after many experts raised fears that the scale of the blaze would make it impossible to rescue and rebuild it.

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