Innovation At Work

Resources for Secondary School, College and University Studies

The original Willow Tea Rooms building in Glasgow is the result of myriad forms of innovation, not only in design but also in the approach to the project, through the formulation of surprising partnerships, the openness to new sources of inspiration and a forward-looking, person-centric approach to the brief. This film examines how innovation was the kinetic energy behind the commission and contemplates what 21st century designers, collaborators and architects can learn from Mackintosh and Macdonald.


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