NGS Lecture Series

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar


Was Playfair Out of His Head?

Invited talk for the NGS lunchtime lecture series in association with 'out of their Heads' exhibition at the NPG of portraits of Scottish architects, in conjunction with the Scottish Year of Architecture and Desigg. The subject of the talk was Playfair's collage of buildings on the Mound as a built architectural caprriccio.attendance: free: around 200 people
Period5 Jul 2015
Event typeSeminar


  • narrative
  • Architecture
  • History