Tag: architecture

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.

The secrets of Scottish women in the Arts and Crafts movement

Friday 8 March 2019


The arts and crafts movement was more accepting of women artists, but their work was still made to stand in the shadows of men. Discover more about Scottish women in the Arts and Crafts movement, and uncover the secrets of some of their work in buildings that you might not have known.

Robert Brown: The Unsung Hero of Georgian Edinburgh

Tuesday 18 December 2018


Who was Robert Brown, the unsung hero of Georgian Edinburgh? Discover more about the architect that shaped the traditional buildings in Edinburgh's elegant New Town.

Gardez L’Eau – ‘watch out for the water’

Thursday 25 January 2018


Decay from weather, water and salts to Bothwell Castle’s Latrine Tower prompted conservation work at the site.

3D moisture mapping: Why we do it!

Friday 29 December 2017


Sofia Antonopoulou, former SIGMA Digital Documentation Officer, explains why Historic Environment Scotland’s conservation teams are using 3D moisture mapping to...

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