Uncover the life and work of two unsung heroes of Stirling’s architectural heritage. Architects, Andrew McLuckie and Ronald Walker, had a significant impact on the townscape of Stirling. Their buildings touched the day-to-day aspects of life: work, home, worship, education and commerce. Through their work you will discover Stirling’s taste
18 May – 12 August 2018 The architecture of Stirling has been celebrated for hundreds of years. For most visitors to the city, the first sight to greet them will be the Renaissance buidlings of the Castle and the Victorian monument to medieval warrior William Wallace, atop their respective hills.
John Allan (1847-1922) created some of Stirling’s most striking and unusual buildings. His designs used red brick, steel and lead combined with carved creamy stonework to create distinctive tenements, shops and dwellings. His use of symbols and mottoes make his buildings particularly memorable. Wolfcraig, Batterflats and numerous villas