Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Historic Scotland has produced two richly illustrated online booklets (http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/index/heritage/historicandlistedbuildings/loch-lomond-and-cairngorms-national-parks.htm) celebrating the architectural heritage of Scotland's National Parks, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, and the Cairngorms. Each focuses on a wide variety of structures grouped by theme, and including vernacular buildings, major structures such as castles, and infrastructure projects to support roads, railways and power generation. Both boklets can be freely downloaded as pdfs.
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Labels: Architectural history
Thursday, September 20, 2012
ICAM is the International Confederation of Architectural Museums, and is dedicated to fostering links between all those interested in promoting the better understanding of architecture. ICAM's website at http://www.icam-web.org/ has some interesting content, most notably the full text of its 'icamprint' journal; details of its regular conferences; and listings of architecture museums worldwide.
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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
http://www.thelighthouse.co.uk//visit/exhibition/churches-in-the-modern-world1) at the Lighthouse in Glasgow presents case study buildings which illustrate how some post-war church architects and their clients in the UK moved away from tradition and conservatism to modernity. It explores the wider context of religious, social and urban change, and is one of the outcomes of an Arts and Humanities Research Council supported project led by Dr Robert Proctor of the Mackintosh School of Architecture. On 26 September at 6pm there will be a seminar at the Lighthouse with three speakers, including Bob Proctor, Dominic Wilson talking about F X Velarde, and Diane Watters on Scottish church architecture.
Monday, September 17, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-19585290 provides an interesting reminder that the Square began life as a garden with trees, lawns and fences. Take a look at the books on public space in GSA Library at shelfmark 711.55 if you fancy entering the competition and are looking for ideas!
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Friday, September 14, 2012
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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
http://sounds.bl.uk/Search then type 'Theatre Design' in the search box, and use the drop-down category 'Arts, Literature and Performance'.
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