Learn about the progression of Scottish architectural styles, building materials and construction technologies from the prehistoric period to the 20th century.
Key historic sites and buildings, names and international influences are the main focus of this introduction to Scotland’s historic architecture and townscapes. You will also look at how settlements have grown up across Scotland, whether organically or as planned burghs, towns and cities.
Study all of the significant periods in Scottish building – from the Bronze Age to the post-war era. Explore the Scottish Renaissance, the Georgian era and the multitude of Victorian buildings around us – many of which are now listed. Then travel from the extravagant heights of the Edwardian era to the radical impact of the Modern Movement and comprehensive redevelopment of the 20th century.