Sketching beat computers hands down

Analogue Architecture

After spending ages trying to work out how to create a panorama image on computer I eventually gave up and decided to do by hand. It has been a while since I have done anything more than a quick 10 second sketch, everything seems to be digital these days.

Kenneth Street Inverness showing heritage features of significance

Researching Heritage

How reliable is the internet when researching built heritage? This is a question that needs to be asked by anyone that is researching the past, whether it is a person, a place or a building. There is plenty of information out there, but it varies wildly in quality.

The Architecture of Inverness book cover

Celebrating the Architecture of Inverness

After months of corrections and adjustments, we finally have a book ready for printing. We have all the funding in place. But we are caught in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.!

Proposed talks, exhibitions and launch events are all on hold !

kinlochluichart Church Ross-shire

A Parliamentary Church

This week we are out in Ross-shire surveying a parliamentary church. On a damp day surrounded by trees, the midges are out in force. Balancing an umbrella, a tape measure and notepad while also swatting away flies is a special art that every architect in the Highlands must master.