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Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre by Gareth Hoskins Architects

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Culloden battlefield Memorial Centre, designed by Gareth Hoskins Architects, is the result of the international design competition held by the National Trust for Scotland in 2004. So that the last land battle in Britain, where the forces of King George II defeated Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobite supporters in 1746, is affecting about the site and history of major international importance.

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The aim of the project, which includes re-interpretation and re-statement view of the battlefield and the Museum of the new 1000 square feet, designed in cooperation with the International Exhibition designer, Ralph Appelbaum Associates, with input from various historians and archaeologists.The building itself as a model for environmental sustainability. Has been developed to reduce the cold wind and take advantage of natural daylight. This envelope wrapped in a very isolated local sources, larch, stone and stone Caithness site saved the earth, and is heated by burning biomass wood chip boiler system, supplied from local forestry sources.

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Designer: Gareth Hoskins Architects, Location: Glasgow, Scotland, Information: Source
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