Mackintosh’s 1903 design for the Hill House perfectly juxtaposes the Scottish baronial tradition with a modern visual vocabulary. He combined a massive chimney and staircase tower with a plain, practical plan, incorporating local sandstone to give the family home a familiar, cottage-like feel. Photo courtesy Mackintosh Architecture, University of Glasgow.

Mackintosh’s 1903 design for the Hill House perfectly juxtaposes the Scottish baronial tradition with a modern visual vocabulary. He combined a massive chimney and staircase tower with a plain, practical plan, incorporating local sandstone to give the family home a familiar, cottage-like feel. Photo courtesy Mackintosh Architecture, University of Glasgow.

Glasgow School of Art designed by Rennie Mackintosh and open to the public, just as amazing inside as it is out.

Glasgow School of Art designed by Rennie Mackintosh and open to the public, just as amazing inside as it is out.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) & Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh (1865-1933) - Hill House. Designed and Built for Walter & Anna Blackie. Helensburgh, Scotland. Circa 1902-1903.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) & Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh (1865-1933) - Hill House. Designed and Built for Walter & Anna Blackie. Helensburgh, Scotland. Circa 1902-1903.

Brush Park rescues  These two Victorian beauties have been saved from destruction in the old Brush Park neighborhood in Detroit. The house on the left looks to be complete, while the one on the right is in progress.

Brush Park rescues These two Victorian beauties have been saved from destruction in the old Brush Park neighborhood in Detroit. The house on the left looks to be complete, while the one on the right is in progress.

Hill House, Helensburgh Scotland (1902-04) | Charles Rennie Mackintosh | © The National Trust for Scotland

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Explore the world of Scotland's most famous

Hill House, Helensburgh Scotland (1902-04) | Charles Rennie Mackintosh | © The National Trust for Scotland

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