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Welcome Back Year 2 Civil Engineering Programme 2021

Welcome Back Year 2 Civil Engineering Programme 2021

From  Anna Domagala on September 20th, 2021 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Drummond Place, Edinburgh New Town

Drummond Place terminates the eastern end of Great King Street, the most prominent axis in Edinburgh's Northern New Town. The ensemble of the Northern New Town represents the largest urban…

From  Richard Anderson on May 25th, 2021 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Cowgate, Edinburgh Old Town

Cowgate is a street that runs from the Grassmarket in the West to Hollyrood Road in the East. A major artery in Edinburgh's Old Town, it winds along a low valley between the High Street and the…

From  Richard Anderson on May 24th, 2021 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Canongate and High Street, Old Town, Edinburgh

In 1130 King David I founded the town by ‘feuing’ (leasing land) for building. The Royal Mile is lined with tenements, separated by closes, and accessed by staircases at the rear.…

From  Richard Anderson on May 24th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Calton Hill, Edinburgh

Calton Hill Developed during the first third of the 19th century as part of plans for Edinburgh’s Third New Town by William Henry Playfair, this site addresses changes in topography within…

From  Richard Anderson on May 24th, 2021 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Royal Circus, New Town, Edinburgh

The Royal Circus terminates the western end of Great King Street, acting as a counterpart to Drummond Place in Edinburgh's Northern New Town. Built to the designs of William Henry Playfair from…

From  Richard Anderson on May 24th, 2021 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Mass Housing, Leith

Across Scotland between the 1920s and the 1980s, a substantial programme of mass housing for subsidised rent was delivered by town and city councils. In Edinburgh, the key decade was the 1960s, when…

From  Richard Anderson on May 24th, 2021 0 likes 32 plays 0  

George Square, University of Edinburgh

George Square (general) George Square is at the heart of the University of Edinburgh’s central campus. Laid out in the eighteenth century, during the 1940s plans were made to rebuild the…

From  Richard Anderson on May 20th, 2021 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Old College, University of Edinburgh

Old College is the heart of Edinburgh University. Initial designs for the building were drawn by Robert Adam in 1789. Adam envisioned a building with two internal courtyards terminating in a…

From  Richard Anderson on May 20th, 2021 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Flores i Prats: ESALA Frictions Lecture

Flores + Prats | ESP [ESALA Geddes Visiting Fellows] The Discipline of the ExistingAccepting the accumulation of history in an existing building requires discipline, it is to accept the ghost that…

From  Richard Anderson on March 24th, 2021 0 likes 71 plays 0  

'Going On' - O'Donnell and Tuomey : ESALA Frictions

George Simpson Lecture | ESALA Frictions Public Lecture Series O’Donnell + Tuomey | IRL Going On 7pm 03.03.21 Sheila and John will explore aspects of continuity in their work, including work…

From  Richard Anderson on March 5th, 2021 0 likes 48 plays 0  

Flores i Prats: Through the Drawing Workshop Launch

Launch of the Student workshop 'Through the Drawing' with Flores i Prats, ESALA Geddes Visiting Fellows for 2020-21.

From  Richard Anderson on March 3rd, 2021 0 likes 49 plays 0  

Colouring Book - St Cecilia's Hall Facade

Photograph of St. Cecilia's Hall, Music Museum's facade turned into a sketch for mindful colouring.

From  Marta Bloch Christiansen on January 13th, 2021 1 likes 7 plays 0  

Colouring Book - Old Moray House Ceiling

Photograph of Old Moray House ceiling turned into a sketch to be used for mindful colouring. Ornate plaster ceiling in Old Moray House in the Canongate in the Old Town of Edinburgh. The house was…

From  Marta Bloch Christiansen on January 13th, 2021 1 likes 3 plays 0  

Colouring Book - Informatics Forum Spiral Staircase

Photograph of Informatics Forum spiral staircase turned into a sketch to be used for mindful colouring.

From  Marta Bloch Christiansen on January 13th, 2021 1 likes 7 plays 0  

Origins of agriculture - lecture 1c

Screencast by Dr Robin Bendrey for 'The Origins of Agriculture: Reconsidering the Neolithic'

From  Robin Bendrey on January 7th, 2021 0 likes 15 plays 0