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COMMUNITY: Bilston Glen Treehouses – Summer Winter

Some of the most interesting examples of¬†Midlothian¬†architecture and community are found at the Bilston Glen Treehouses.¬†Originally a protest site, started in 2002 in reaction to a planned re-routing of the A701, it is now an ever-evolving activist community with visitors … Continue reading

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estates

Reading about housing estates, both from a consideration of the development of social housing: “Estates, An Intimate History” by Lynsey Hanley, 2007, Granta and from a 1949 guide by Stanley Gale: “Modern Housing Estates – A Practical Guide to their … Continue reading

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