Subversive Structures

Public Space in the post Capitalist City.

Cò leis a tha àite? The language of resistance: Gaelic’s role in community fight-back against corporate greed

Excellent article exploring the role of language in resisting Berger’s ‘Placeless Capitalism’, our connection to our history and place gives us both the tools and passion to resist the reductivist … Continue reading

28/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Who really owns the city?

How have we got here? Didn`t the city belong to its citizens who inhabit its streets, workplaces and homes every day for the whole year, not just for a few … Continue reading

01/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Local Government Reform – General

Very interesting discussion on Local Government configuration in Scotland. We desperately need to empower local communities and reinvigorate local democracy. On every count from Planning to Education, Taxation to Leisure … Continue reading

01/02/2016 · Leave a comment

The Endless Knot- Edinburgh’s Forgotten Celtic Art

Originally posted on Feral Words:
High Cross Edinburgh is a place for secret things. The city feels like a labyrinth; a maze of tangled stone in which the works of…

05/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Bu chòir Bile Ath-Leasachaidh an Fhearainn atharrachadh airson Coimiseanair Gàidhlig

Originally posted on basedrones:
Bha mi air Radio nan Gàidheal an-diugh a’ bruidhinn mu dheidhinn Coimisean Fearainn na h-Alba (agus seo link eile). Dè thuirt mi? Mar a sgrìobh mi…

08/12/2015 · Leave a comment

Community Empowerment Scotland

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-33170692 Good news for community ownership in Scotland, an important set and one which opens up opportunities for communities in urban areas to take control of their public spaces and … Continue reading

17/06/2015 · Leave a comment

When Helsinki freezes over: Guggenheim competition shortlist revealed | View | Architectural Review

  When Helsinki freezes over: Guggenheim competition shortlist revealed | View | Architectural Review. The competition for the Helsinki Guggenheim was as unedifying a spectacle as the proposals threaten to … Continue reading

17/12/2014 · Leave a comment