Architecture

In the 1950s, the nation gathered beside the wireless to enjoy Take It From Here , the BBC Home Service comedy about Ron Glum and his...
Capital in the north portico to the Courtyard of the Myrtles in the Comares Palace of the Alhambra. A great ship moored between the mountains and...

During the First World War, the deliberate destruction of western Europe's medieval heritage changed how people thought about their nations' pasts. Heritage tourism is one of the war's lesser-known legacies. 

The castles of Scotland are tangible evidence of the country’s evolution from violent feudalism towards a more settled and centralised nation state. David C. Weinczok explores a land of hill forts, towerhouses and châteaux. 

Hidden beneath a hill in Cholula, Mexico lies the largest pyramid ever built.

Though many writers, film-makers and other artists found it difficult to work in Fascist Italy, modernist architecture flourished under the less than watchful gaze of Mussolini.

In 1953, while incarcerated in Spandau prison, Albert Speer replied to a letter from his daughter demanding to know how he could have served the...

Roger Hudson describes how the ‘stiffest bridge in the world’ took shape following a railway disaster in 1897.

The church was consecrated on December 28th, 1065.

Behind the beautiful work of the ‘Father of Glasgow’ lay a deep and lasting love.