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Medieval architectural design such as that used at Threave Castle in Dumfries and Galloway has been voted the most innovative in Scottish history.
As part of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016, a host of locations went head-to-head at the National Museum of Scotland to determine a victor.
Each of the prehistoric, medieval and modern eras were represented by three experts before an audience vote.
Prehistoric architecture was represented by Dr Tanja Romankiewicz, a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow in Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh, who selected the Rhiroy Broch in the Highlands and Orkney’s Skara Brae. […]