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Famous landmarks in England

Posted by on March 18, 2021 – 10:09 pm

Famous landmarks in England

An ancient land inhabited by Stone Age peoples, Romans, Vikings, Normans and Anglo-Saxons, England offers travelers a myriad of cultural, historic and artistic treasures to experience. From the ancient ruins of Stonehenge to the splendid drawing rooms of Windsor Castle, you can walk in the footsteps of some of history’s most famous figures, while the spectacular geologic features of England’s fascinating coastline prove there are endless natural wonders to enjoy. Any visitor to this beautiful island nation will find that a treasure trove of exciting…

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Places in Scotland

Posted by on February 26, 2021 – 09:32 pm

Places in Scotland

Reader offer : Edinburgh Photo: AP/FOTOLIA 2. Glasgow “Glasgow is back, ” says Gavin Bell, our expert. “Once the second city of the British Empire, when its shipping, industry and commerce circled the globe, it has reinvented itself as a cultural powerhouse of music, creative arts, theatre, design and innovative cuisine.” It is architecturally impressive, with “a wealth of extravagant Victorian buildings in red and blond sandstone… Italianate palazzo facades, Art Nouveau reminiscent of Gaudi, and classical Greek and Roman motifs”, and is a “sociable…

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Property Architects

Posted by on February 14, 2021 – 08:24 pm

Property Architects

If you’re providing communications for your new-build, conversion or regeneration project, you’ll want the best available network access and the widest choice of suppliers. That means you’ll want to work with us. With Openreach, you can offer your customers the widest selection of communications providers and services possible. Working with us will help to: make your development more appealing by ensuring it has access to state of the art broadband get your properties ready for superfast fibre take the pain out of installing networks on-site Working…

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House Design Scotland

Posted by on November 22, 2020 – 06:04 pm

House Design Scotland

Deeside Timberframe is one of Scotland’s top manufacturers and suppliers of timber frame homes for the self build market. We have a comprehensive range of timber frame home styles and designs suitable to provide all the comforts and practicalities of modern life. Deeside Timberframe s range of beautiful home designs for self build offer all customers high functionality and comfort. Our brochure house plans and more complex bespoke house plan designs give our clients a broad range of options to choose from so that they build a home that suits their…

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Arts Courses Scotland

Posted by on November 10, 2020 – 05:51 pm

Arts Courses Scotland

Home of haggis, caber-tossing and the largest annual arts festival in the world, Scotland is known for its rich history, cultural diversity, striking and wild natural landscapes, distinctive national traditions and impenetrable local accents. Fancy studying in the northernmost part of the UK? Read on for our guide to the top universities in Scotland, based on the 2016-2017 edition of the . 1. University of Edinburgh First in our list of top universities in Scotland is the, the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and a part of Scotland’s…

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Architectural Salvage Scotland

Posted by on November 6, 2020 – 05:39 pm

Architectural Salvage Scotland

Recycling old building parts is far from a novel idea. In the 6th century, architect, mathematician, and city planner Anthemius incorporated 107 columns salvaged from ancient ruins to build Saint Sophia Cathedral in Istanbul, Turkey (the fourth largest cathedral in the world). In the early 20th century, architect Julia Morgan built William Randolph Hearst s mansion in San Simeon, California, incorporating entire ceilings, walls, and floors salvaged from medieval castles and churches. Since the late 1970s, though, our growing appreciation of rescued…

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Landscape Architects Scotland

Posted by on January 19, 2020 – 01:29 pm

Landscape Architects Scotland

Scottish Landscape Architecture, Images, Architects, Proposals, Design, Photos Garden Design Scotland : Selection of Projects Key Scottish Developments, alphabetical: Dysart Artworks, Fife City Design Co-operative Ltd. image from architect The Dysart Artworks project is designed by City Design in collaboration with: Donald Urquhart, Alec Finlay, Tom Clarke, Ken Cockburn and Studio LR. It was an 18 month long collaboration between landscape architects, artists, poets, the local authority and the local community to create a series of new artworks…

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Aberdeen University Library

Posted by on June 4, 2018 – 05:03 pm

Aberdeen University Library

The Library, on three sites, is one of the largest and best equipped in Scotland, offering excellent resources to support your studies. The Sir Duncan Rice Library (arts, science, education and social sciences) including the Special Collections Centre, the Taylor Library and European Documentation Centre (law with official UK and EU publications) are on the Old Aberdeen campus. The Medical Library on the Foresterhill Campus covers the Medicine and Medical Sciences disciplines. Our libraries hold over 1 million volumes, with most easily accessible…

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RIBA Scotland

Posted by on December 2, 2017 – 06:55 am

RIBA Scotland

Image copyright Edmund Sumner/RIBA The new City of Glasgow College Riverside campus has been shortlisted for the UK s highest architecture award. The winner of the prize will be announced on 6 October. Paul Little, principal and chief executive of City of Glasgow College, said: City of Glasgow s new super campus is stunning and we are delighted that it has taken pride of place among such amazing buildings on this shortlist. Our Riverside campus students and staff are enjoying a world-class learning environment and the building has already made…

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University of Glasgow map

Posted by on September 7, 2017 – 07:11 pm

University of Glasgow map

With the realisation that another major European war was imminent, a Special Emergency Edition of the 1:10560 County quarter sheets was produced in 1938-39, for Air Raid Precaution (ARP) planning. Most of the revision was of new buildings and roads, and was based on Ordnance Survey revisions and ad hoc surveys. As the title implies, this was a rush job , the nature of which can be seen in the way streets are drawn and any added buildings have no infill. This edition seems to have been produced for all urban areas with a population in excess…

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