Calgary – Castle

September 2, 2009

\The Castle was built by Captain Alan MacAskill. The tourist site of Inivea, a deserted village, stands nearby. Calgary takes its name from the Gaelic and means “Meadow beside the Bay” The City of Calgary, located in Alberta, Canada was named after Calgary Castle. During World War 1, Edinburgh Dr Elsie Inglis, along with a […]

Charles Rennie Mackintosh

August 6, 2009

Architect, artist and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh, created such masterpieces as the Glasgow School of Art and the Scotland Street School at the end of the 19th and the early part of the 20th century. (2005)

Alexander Cowper Hutchison

August 6, 2009

Born in Montreal of Scottish ancestors in April 2, 1838 he became a leading architect. Some of buildings are; his The Bank of Montreal Dome, The Lord Strathcona’s residence, The Redpath museum, LaPresse Building, and the MacDonald College Buildings. His family from Ayrshire, Scotland is one of the oldest of Montreal’s Scottish families. Hutchison Street […]

Robert Adam

August 5, 2009

Born in Kirkcaldy, July 03, 1728 dec. 1792, Robert was one of Scotland’s greatest architects. He began his career as apprentice to his father, William Adam a master architect Robert was known for his interest in interior detail of buildings. This can be seen in Edinburgh University’s Old College, and parts of the city’s Charlotte […]

Robert Adam

August 5, 2009

Born in Kirkcaldy, July 03, 1728 dec. 1792, Robert was one of Scotland’s greatest architects. He began his career as apprentice to his father, William Adam a master architect Robert was known for his interest in interior detail of buildings. This can be seen in Edinburgh University’s Old College, and parts of the city’s Charlotte […]