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New Parliament House Edinburgh

Posted by on October 21, 2019 – 03:49 pm

New Parliament House Edinburgh

Last year, Edinburgh’s 3-day New Year Festival, Hogmanay, was a complete sell out. Over 148 people travelled from 70 different countries to toast the bells and welcome in the New Year “the Scottish way”. And with a fun-filled, action packed programme, this year, the celebrations are sure to be bigger and better than ever before. Nestled in the heart of Edinburgh’s vibrant city centre, Parliament House Hotel is the perfect place to welcome in the New Year and enjoy all the Hogmanay celebrations … without the long walk, bus or train ride home. Our…

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Arts School London

Posted by on October 17, 2019 – 03:24 pm

Arts School London

An array of Westminster fashion design alumni including Ashley Williams, Christopher Bailey, Markus Lupfer, David Ferreira, Jack Byne, Amanda Svart, Emma Charles and Roberta Einer who all studied at the University of Westminster’s School of Media, Arts and Design, showcased their new collections at London Fashion Week. An investigation into the history of Jamaican music’s contribution to the culture and heritage of Britain is to be launched at the University of Westminster. Oscar award winning director and University of Westminster graduate Asif…

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Sites in Edinburgh

Posted by on August 18, 2019 – 12:42 pm

Sites in Edinburgh

1 The Royal Mile The Royal Mile refers to the road linking Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse . Lined with charming townhouses and historic landmarks, this splendid thoroughfare is a great first stop in Edinburgh with its fine shops (including kilt makers), numerous inns, museums, cafés and restaurants. Many of the buildings are tall, averaging six to 15-stories and referred to locally as lands . Narrow little alleys, called winds with the hidden backyards closes , weave in and around them. Some of the most popular attractions…

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Old and New Edinburgh

Posted by on June 15, 2019 – 10:46 am

Old and New Edinburgh

William Chambers of Glenormiston (April 16, 1800 - May 20, 1883) was a Scottish publisher and politician, the brother of Robert Chambers. He was born in Peebles and came to Edinburgh in 1814 to work in the bookselling trade. He opened his own shop in 1819 and branched out into printing. With his younger brother, Robert, he produced books of Scottish interest, such as Gazetteer of Scotland. Their publishing business prospered, and in 1859 - the year in which Chambers s Encyclopaedia saw the light - he founded a museum and art gallery in Peebles…

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Edinburgh Architecture

Posted by on January 26, 2019 – 07:08 am

Edinburgh Architecture

Ola Uduku is Reader in Tropical Architecture and Environmental Design, she is also Dean International for Africa. She is Co-Programme Director of the collaboratively taught MSc in Urban Strategies and Design. She is involved in undergraduate teaching in Environmental Design, is course organiser for Technology and Environment 2A, and teaches the postgrduate elective on African Cities. She is also co-convenor of the ESALA FridayBrown BagLecture Series. She has also worked with student design teams via the ESALA Project Office on two pro bono projects;…

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AA official website

Posted by on October 10, 2018 – 09:26 pm

AA official website

About Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strengths, and hopes with each other with the primary purpose focused on staying sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Twelve Steps of Alcoholics…

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Old Edinburgh

Posted by on July 18, 2018 – 06:24 pm

Old Edinburgh

More Edinburgh Neighborhoods Neighborhoods About Old Town The Old Town in Edinburgh is a captivating warren of historical wonders. From the stunning Edinburgh Castle at the top of the Royal Mile down to Holyrood Palace and the Scottish Parliament at the bottom, the entire area is a World Heritage Site. You’ll find attractions, restaurants and nightlife galore. See & Do The original city grew from a defensive fort on the volcanic plug which is now home to the castle. The main street, known as the Royal Mile runs down a ridge to the foot of…

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Historical Architectural

Posted by on July 6, 2018 – 06:18 pm

Historical Architectural

ABOUT HARB The purpose of the City of York, Historical Architectural Review Board (HARB), is to regulate the erection, reconstruction, alteration, restoration, demolition or razing of buildings within the (local) historic districts (as designated by York City Council). HARB is much misunderstood. It is a local historic district, which is separate from the National Register Historic District. (Most residents will have no contact with the National Register district regulations, unless government money, tax credits, or a government agency is involved…

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Scottish Architecture

Posted by on May 11, 2018 – 01:19 pm

Scottish Architecture

Scotland has been changing the world as we know it for centuries, one innovation at a time. From the wheels on your car and the tarmac they drive on, to the telephone, television and much more - all this was possible thanks to Scottish ingenuity. In the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016, we celebrate awe-inspiring innovation, breathtaking architecture and brave, bold designs through new and exciting experiences and events. Are you ready for it? The list of Scots inventions, designs and buildings that have influenced the way we think…

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RIAS Edinburgh

Posted by on April 9, 2018 – 11:51 am

RIAS Edinburgh

The RIAS Bookshop is based in the RIAS Building at 15 Rutland Square, Edinburgh. We sell Contracts, including all of the popular Scottish Building Contracts and RIAS Appointment Forms, as well as Books on architecture and design. These are all available in store and online from our specialist bookshop. RIAS BOOKSHOP GIFT VOUCHERS AVAILABLE, BY PHONE OR INSTORE Special Order Service We do hope that you will be able to find what you are looking for, but if you are looking for older versions of contracts or other titles we can order most in, with delivery…

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