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University of Aberdeen Library catalogue

Posted by on October 14, 2022 – 12:48 pm

University of Aberdeen Library catalogue

Manuscript & Archive Collections Special Libraries and Archives is home to more than 4, collections of manuscripts and archives, dating from antiquity to the 21st century, and containing material in some 25 different languages. The University of Aberdeen is a 15th-century foundation, with King’s College established in 1495, Marischal College in 1593, and the University formed in 1860 from their fusion. Collectively, their archives constitute a rich source for the history of higher education in Scotland and Europe, and illuminate the relationship…

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Famous buildings in Dublin

Posted by on July 8, 2022 – 06:48 am

Famous buildings in Dublin

2016 marks the 100 year anniversary of the 1916 Rising, an historical event that lead to Ireland gaining its independence from Great Britain a few years later. To celebrate this momentous moment in Irish history, there will be events held all over the country and we here at Wild Rover Tours will be organising 1916 Easter Rising historical walking tours around Dublin. If you are looking to check out some of the most historical sites in your own time, here are some of the most important and historical 1916 sites to visit around Dublin. 8. The G.P.O…

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Famous Tudor buildings

Posted by on May 4, 2022 – 03:25 pm

Famous Tudor buildings

The Tudors were a family that ruled England and Wales for 118 years from 1485 to 1603, and two of our most well known monarchs sat on the throne reigned in this period – Henry 8th and Elizabeth 1st. During the Tudor period, large houses underwent a significant change in style. For many years they were built for defence purposes, often surrounded by high walls and moats to keep out intruders. Now they were designed to be attractive, and were often laid out in ornate H or E shapes to look really impressive. It was also fashionable to incorporate hidden…

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Famous British buildings

Posted by on March 25, 2022 – 02:31 pm

Famous British buildings

It was the result of a need for speed rather than any grand artistic statement. So that a photo shoot didn’t obstruct the important business of their last studio recording, The Beatles decided a picture of them on Abbey Road’s zebra crossing would do the trick. The resulting half-hour session turned a regular piece of painted Tarmac in north-west London into a shrine for fans. More recently it became the first, and only, pedestrian crossing in Britain to win Grade II listed status. Attracting such a listing means that the site can’t be altered without…

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Top buildings

Posted by on January 24, 2022 – 12:41 pm

Top buildings

If you still think of Fort Worth, TX, as simply “Cowtown, ” then you’re due for a return visit. The city is home to the cutting-edge Modern Art Museum, with its five glass pavilions surrounded by a reflective pond—now crowned by T+L readers as one of the world’s top new buildings. This year, for the first time, Travel + Leisure asked readers to rank 60 landmarks, including skyscrapers, stadiums, museums, and opera houses. While they all had to have opened within the last 15 years, many of the top-ranking buildings are more recent arrivals, such…

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Buildings in Art

Posted by on September 7, 2021 – 01:52 am

Buildings in Art

The Art in State Buildings (ASB) Program acquires artwork for new public facilities built with state funds. The program requires that up to .5% of the construction appropriation be set aside to acquire artwork for permanent display in, on or around the facility. Since the program began in 1979, more than 1, works of art have been purchased or commissioned for Florida public spaces. You ll find them in nearly every Florida county, in locations such as state office buildings, Department of Transportation complexes, Department of Health facilities…

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Famous buildings list

Posted by on June 23, 2021 – 12:06 am

Famous buildings list

Additional images and more below. Google Maps Did the Brown Palace make the cut? Nope — it finished in 16th place. How about the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception? It comes in at number 19. The State Capitol? Number 24. The Denver Art Museum? 27, one space behind the Daniels & Fisher Tower. So what s in the top ten? The list is dominated by Denver s tallest buildings, with many of them clustered along 17th Street. Count down Ranker s ten favorites below, complete with photos and excerpts (with links) from their respective Wikipedia pages…

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London Famous buildings

Posted by on May 17, 2021 – 11:26 pm

London Famous buildings

Kanye West has screened his controversial new video at various locations around London. The US rapper, who has already angered a number of people with the racy Famous video, decided to show it to Londoners en masse on Sunday evening. Rather than having exclusive screening events, West projected the raunchy video on to various building so that onlookers could get a glimpse of the naked celebrity lookalikes. The superstar tweeted the locations of the screenings just a few hours before they started, telling fans to congregate in Shoreditch and in Covent…

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Famous medieval buildings

Posted by on March 14, 2021 – 10:06 pm

Famous medieval buildings

St Stephen’s Cathedral (Stephansdom), situated at the heart of Vienna, has survived many wars and is now a symbol of the city’s freedom. The Gothic cathedral stands on the ruins of two earlier churches and was largely initiated by Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria, in the 14th century. Its most recognizable characteristic, the diamond-patterned tile roof, was only added in 1952. 9Burgos Cathedral The Burgos Cathedral is a medieval cathedral in Burgos, dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It is famous for its vast size and unique Gothic architecture. Construction…

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Building entrance

Posted by on December 16, 2020 – 06:44 pm

Building entrance

Provide electrical protection in areas served by exposed outside plant cables and are designed for indoor use only. Safety standards for telecom protection devices are covered by UL 497. All of Circa s Building Entrance Protectors and associated Plug-In units are listed with UL. View Products Circa’s line of outdoor Nema 4X protection meets the NEC Code requirement for outdoor applications, such as construction sites, portable trailers, multi-dwelling units, schools and industrial environments. View Products The CAT5e Enhanced Series are built to…

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