PATNA within us

Four years ago, almost to the day, I visited this mausoleum. I was exploring a forgotten past. This mausoleum was erected by Dr William Fullerton in 1784 and placed at … Continue reading PATNA within us

Architect recieves medal after 70 years wait

A 94 year-old architect denied a prestigious student award during World War Two because of his German origins, has been finally honoured. Born in Berlin in 1920, Antony Wolffe fled … Continue reading Architect recieves medal after 70 years wait

A day in the life of a young trainee architect

Hamish McLachlan [1920-2011] studied at the Edinburgh College of Art from 1937. His studies were interrupted by war service from 1940 to 1946, and he finally received his diploma in … Continue reading A day in the life of a young trainee architect

For my mum and dad

These films about Edinburgh are for my mum and dad. Mrs Picken, an elderly widow, who day after day, year after year, left an apple on her window-sill for me … Continue reading For my mum and dad