Throughout 2016 we celebrated the best in built heritage,
cutting edge designs, creativity and more during the
Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design Scotland.
Scotland’s landscapes are home to unique built heritage and architecture, from crofts, castles, Victorian tenements and Georgian country houses, right up to the cutting edge designs of today.
There's plenty of sites across the country where you can explore these fascinating architectural designs for yourself and see how the process of building and design has developed over time.
Here's just a glimpse of some of the country’s top architectural feats - the odd engineering masterpiece or monument might have slipped in too, as they're just too iconic to miss out!
This dramatic neo-Gothic palace lies on the tranquil Isle of Bute and was completed in 1898.
Built across the Highlands and islands in the 1800s, these would house families and animals under one roof.
A perfect example of the grandeur of 18th century aristocracy.
Fairytale castles, clifftop ruins, baronial tower houses and more.
Completed in 1821 by lighthouse pioneer Robert Stevenson.
This unfinished icon that sits atop Calton Hill in Edinburgh.
Mysterious and intricate carvings abound in the stunning attraction, founded in 1446.
Running through the picturesque Great Glen, it's Scotland's longest canal.
Inspired by the Edinburgh landscape, this iconic structure sits at the bottom of the historic Royal Mile.
Gaze up at walls of cars, walk streets of the past, and step aboard The Tall Ship at this sleek and modern museum of transport and travel in Glasgow.