Archive - Jan 7, 2009

Historical remnants drive design of Leicester shopping center

Remains of a 15th century church and a Roman townhouse have changed architectural plans for a UKĀ£30 million, nine-storey, 2,000-space car park at the Highcross shopping centre in Leicester, England. The contemporary parking garage has been redesigned to protect the ancient treasures.

Mongolia-focused SCA group gains international attention

In New York, computer professional Luigi Kapaj has created the Silver Horde, a reenactment group focused on Mongolian culture within the SCA. The UB Post, an English-language newspaper in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, recently published a feature-length article about the group.