Category: Architecture

Exploring tenement building details: a walk around Edinburgh

Tuesday 22 December 2020


Scottish tenements boast many beautiful details. Take a tenement tour around Edinburgh and discover some of the unique flourishes that make these buildings so special.

5 things you might not know about Robert Stevenson

Thursday 6 August 2020


Robert Stevenson was famous for designing and building many of Scotland's historic lighthouses in the late 1700s. Discover more about the engineer who constructed wonders of engineering that have stood the test of time.

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.

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