Edinburgh, scottisch Parliament I by barfischer
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Edinburgh, scottisch Parliament I

by barfischer in Scotland urban

Scotland in change..... after 300 years of central government in London, the Scots got their own parliament by vote in 1999. The new building for the parliament was built by a spanish architect groupe and finished in 2004. Maybe next year the scottish people will be able to vote for the total independence.

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  • Zogar

    Zogar

    Hope they get their independence. Fantastic building

    Feb 10th, 2013 Reply
    • barfischer

      barfischer

      yes.... i hope it too.... ! thank you so much John....

      Feb 10th, 2013 Reply
    • Zogar

      Zogar

      : ) We'll we got ours so you never know. Hopefully it will be through peaceful means

      Feb 10th, 2013 Reply
    • barfischer

      barfischer

      yes.... this is the biggest hope.... but i think the situation now is different to it it was for Ireland.... so there is a big chance for the peaceful path.....

      Feb 10th, 2013 Reply
    • barfischer

      barfischer

      am so happy you like the building...... i think it is very playful.....

      Feb 10th, 2013 Reply
  • EarthHart

    EarthHart

    Some friends of mine did all the Woodwork in the place. A very interesting building

    Jan 30th, 2013 Reply Subscriber
    • barfischer

      barfischer

      Indeed...... so happy you say that !! And the place of it is also special.... behind the building is very abrupt green landscape.... the artificial pond of the place leads virtually to the Highlands.... which are the 'heart' of Scotland..... very meaningful construction !

      Jan 31st, 2013 Reply
  • essencestudios

    essencestudios

    the more i look at this building the more i like it.great shot dear

    Jan 28th, 2013 Reply
    • barfischer

      barfischer

      its a huge contrast to the habitat of Edinburgh...... the great thing is.... the first floor is a gallery..... i love it when politics and art goes together!! (And i hope it inspires the politicians......
      thank you very much Heather !!!!!

      Jan 29th, 2013 Reply
    • essencestudios

      essencestudios

      i hope so too

      Jan 29th, 2013 Reply
    • barfischer

      barfischer

      so we hope together... ha !!

      Jan 30th, 2013 Reply
  • JurgenDoe

    JurgenDoe

    great architecture and who is paying for this buildings
    yeah the pure tax payer :D

    Jan 28th, 2013 Reply Subscriber
    • barfischer

      barfischer

      culture and art is very very very important for humans....... since ever !!!! there were many companies working on it.... and earning money for their employed !! I was there in 2003 and saw the huge building under construction....... so many family fathers could work on it and bring money home for their kids, worker in offices and worker at the construction....
      Scotland needed a new building for their parliament as they haven't had any parliament for over 300 years.

      Do you know what was rebuilt for the very first after the war in Sarajevo ? Not the TV station, not the bombed government no...... the theatre ! this was most important for these people after war.

      Jan 28th, 2013 Reply