Category: Architecture

Hidden gems in Scotland’s historic gardens

Friday 1 May 2020


For National Gardening Week, learn all about buildings you might find in historic gardens. From doocots to bee boles, discover what they tell us about the people who once built and used them.

Alexander Greek Thomson: Glasgow’s Great Visionary Builder

Thursday 9 April 2020


Classical architecture, Alexander "Greek" Thomson is one of Scotland's most influential architects. As his work becomes increasingly popular over 140 years after his death, we take a look into his life and achievements.

Meet Scotland’s arts and crafts women

Wednesday 13 November 2019


Meet three of Scotland's Arts and Crafts women: the pioneers of art and design who helped develop the distinguished 'Glasgow Style' in art, architecture and beyond.

John Allan: The Experimental Architect

Tuesday 1 October 2019


John Allan was an experimental architect, using different styles and traditional building materials to craft beautiful buildings in Stirling and beyond. Read on to discover more about his creations.

Five Ways James Watt Shaped Architecture

Friday 16 August 2019


James Watt’s impact shaped the buildings all around us. Discover how his influence helped to change our architecture forever.

What is Gothic architecture? A Scotland spotters guide

Wednesday 17 July 2019


What is gothic architecture, what traditional skills were used to create it and how do you spot it in Scotland? Read on to find out.