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6 May 2010

Scots jet out to digitally document Mount Rushmore in 3D

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A team of heritage conservators and digital design experts from Historic Scotland and the Digital Design Studio at the Glasgow School of Art are leaving Scotland on Friday, 7th May for the Black Hills of South Dakota to digitally record the international heritage landmark, Mount Rushmore. The project, expected to last two weeks, is the first international site the team will scan with 3D laser scanners as part of the Scottish 10 - an ambitious five-year project to use cutting edge technology to create exceptionally accurate digital models of Scotland’s five UNESCO designated World Heritage Sites and five international sites.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=28019

5 May 2010

Historic environment protection

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Culture and External Affairs Minister Fiona Hyslop has introduced the Historic Environment Amendment Bill (Scotland) 2010 to parliament. The Bill, published on Wednesday, will amend provisions in the existing Listed Building and Conservation Areas (Scotland) Act 1997, the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 and the Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953. It will:

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=27984

30 April 2010

Historic Scotland Stonemasons to train young people in Harlem

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Historic Scotland stonemasons are travelling to the United States this weekend to help train young people in Harlem, New York. Kenny McCaffrey from Cupar and Malcolm Hutcheon from Inch will work with young people learning masonry and preservation skills through the Abyssinian Development Corporation (ADC). One of the key aims of ADC is to achieve revitalisation of the community through focussing on the physical infrastructure.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=27935

28 April 2010

Historic Scotland appoints DTZ to undertake options appraisal for Carrick

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Culture Minister Fiona Hyslop today, 28th April 2010, announced that Historic Scotland has commissioned DTZ to undertake the Options Appraisal for the SV Carrick. The SV Carrick, also known as the City of Adelaide, is an A-listed ship berthed in Irvine.

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=27928

27 April 2010

Stewart court convenes for the royal ruling on the King's new palace

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Entertaining family event celebrates castle's 16th century golden age. The year is 1542 and at Stirling Castle, work on the sumptuous new palace being built for James V is nearing completion. But will the king approve? Will its regal splendour meet his expectations and impress him as a suitably grand seat of power? Or will heads roll?

http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/largertext/news_search_results.htm/news_article.htm?articleid=27926

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