Buildings That Lay Bare Scotland Soul
Craigievar Castle: If there is one castle that typifies the jaggedly romantic outline of the traditional Scottish tower house.
Falkland Palace: Not only did King James V of Scotland like dressing up as a peasant and wandering around incognito, he was an obsessive Francophile.
Dalmeny Church: As a truly international style, Romanesque architecture spread across Europe with a fascinating multitude of local variations.
Royal High School: With the building of the Royal High School on a rocky outcrop overlooking its center.
Scottish Parliament Building: With the passing of the Scotland Act 1998, the Scottish Parliament came into existence.
St. Vincent Street Church: Although Glasgow is rightly famous for the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Tenement House: While most buildings considered interesting are unique, some are fascinating because they are typical.
Glasgow School of Art: The brief for the Glasgow School of Art was a specific one, and a competition was held for an architect to design a “plain building.”
Hill House: Far outside the city of Glasgow, at the top of a hill in Helensburgh, stands Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s finest domestic project.