Scottish Architecture

Scotland’s architectural landscape is perhaps best described as a historical timeline charting the country’s history through design; from medieval crofts and castles, to Victorian tenements and cutting edge, contemporary buildings and structures.

This rich legacy defines Scotland as a nation of creativity and innovation, where each city has its own landmarks, history and identity but are all underpinned by heritage, tradition, and modernism.

On this episode of The World from Above the journey extends coast to coast across Scotland and touches on some of Scotland's most prominent architectural landmarks, including Dalmeny House, Forth Bridge, Falkirk Wheel and Clyde Auditorium:

Key Scottish architects

Famous Scottish buildings