Talk by Gary A. Boyd

Thursday, 25 April, in Edinburgh and online
Docomomo Scotland has invited Prof. Gary A. Boyd to talk about (his book) “Architecture and the Face of Coal” on Thursday, 25 April. A Professor of Architecture at Queen’s University Belfast, Gary will present his personal perspective of the architecture which the coal industry has produced in Scotland and beyond over the past centuries. Based on his acclaimed book “Architecture and the Face of Coal”, Gary will talk about both his research in architectural history as well as his personal reflections on how the architectural traces of the coal-mining industry permeate his childhood memories in and around Falkirk.
Starting at 7pm, the event takes place at the Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL and be streamed live. Please buy tickets in advance for £6 / concession £4 / free for Docomomo members.

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We are Scotland’s national chapter of Docomomo International, the international committee for the documentation and conservation of modern buildings, sites and neighbourhoods.

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