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Architectural monuments of Belgium, 1915 – ‘Opulence in the worst distress’ TAGS: | | | | A LOST BUT RECONSTRUCTED HERITAGE… FROM THE LIBRARY OF SIR ROBERT STODART LORIMER (1864-1929), ARCHITECT In the book collections curated by the CRC is the work entitled La Belgique monumentale: …Continue reading →

Visualising the Scott Monument TAGS: | | In Semester 2 this year, we had a number of first-year architecture students visiting the CRC to research historic Edinburgh buildings. There have been enquiries about Old College, New College, and the National …Continue reading →

George McDonald Sutherland (1886-1917), architect TAGS: | | | GEORGE MCDONALD SUTHERLAND AND HIS LOST ‘YEARS TO BE’… THE STORY OF A ROBBED CAREER. In his 1914 sonnets (III. The Dead), the war poet Rupert Brooke (1887-1915) wrote of …Continue reading →

Recent acquisition – Sketch-books of Scottish architect Charles Lovett Gill (1880-1960) TAGS: | | | Recently, a group of 13 sketch-books by the Scottish architect Charles Lovett Gill were acquired by the Centre for Research Collections (Special Collections) for Edinburgh University Library. Gill was notable …Continue reading →

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Trial – Phaidon Atlas TAGS: | | We have trial access to Phaidon Atlas database until 28th February.  Access available on campus or off campus via the VPN. Phaidon Atlas is a database of architects and buildings …Continue reading →

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Get the Best from the Library for … ECA TAGS: | | | Want to get the best from the Library for subject areas in ECA? A key starting point is the Subject Guides at http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/subject-guides. Start here to explore print and electronic collections, …Continue reading →

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