The Pictish stones uncovered at St Vigeans are an astounding collection of exquisitely preserved Pictish sculptures. This definitive and generously illustrated study explores the history of the carved stones as part of a powerful ecclesiastical landscape.
In an era of high-tech and climate extremes, we are drowning in information while starving for wisdom. Enter Lo-TEK, a design movement building on indigenous philosophy and vernacular infrastructure to generate sustainable, resilient, nature-based technology. With a foreword by anthropologist Wade Davis and spanning 18 countries from Peru to...
A celebration of outdoor swimming - looking at the history, design and architecture of pools, as well as the social aspect. Architectural historian and travel writer Christopher Beanland leaps into pools around the world and finds out why it is that people love to swim outdoors.
This is a study of the origins of the revolution in social and physical planning in the Scottish Highlands and Islands. It reveals the rationale for the expansive building programme post-1750 and identifies key personnel.
The story of the author's renovation of a derelict windmill and the discovery of a fascinating history. It charts the realization of a young boy's dream and, despite the numerous obstacles and problems, the successful culmination of many hopes and plans.
Book Festival Trading Ltd (SC246802) is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Edinburgh International Book Festival (a registered charity in Scotland SC010120) with its registered address at 5a Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR.