Architecture and Construction
Anything related to the design or construction of buildings, roads, aqueducts, etc.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-08-12 15:41
Excavation of a future construction site in Southampton, UK produced artifacts from the eleventh, fourteenth and twentieth centuries.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2006-08-12 08:00
A law dating back to the Middle Ages is causing mayhem in the British real estate market.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-08-06 16:23
Peddars Way near Thetford in west Norfolk, England, was built by the Romans 2,000 years ago and appears to lead nowhere. Archaeologists are now searching for clues to a destination, such as a fort, which would make construction of the road logical.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-08-05 09:40
Recent excavations at Jamestown, Virginia are making researchers rethink their knowledge of what life in the early 17th century British colony was like.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2006-08-03 10:01
Many Pennsic-goers know and admire the beautiful ShadowClans cathedral façade. At Pennsic XXXIV, SCAtoday.net's Publisher, Justin, spent a moonlit evening with Fenris and Pip and his digital camera. Just in time for Pennsic XXXV, we present the photo shoot by Justin and a history of the ShadowClans household by Fenris, one of the founding Elders of the household.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-28 18:43
Innovations Extreme Inflatables has announced the "launch of the World's first fully functioning Mobile Inflatable Pub. Be the first and only person in your country to operate The Pub that reaches places, that other pubs cannot reach."
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-07-15 10:12
English architect Inigo Jones was born on July 15, 573.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-07-13 07:07
Restaurant owner Luciano Tombolani discovered much more than he bargained for when he authorized the renovation of a kitchen for his Italian restaurant: a mosaic Roman floor.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-12 10:05
Once an island, the Benedictine abbey of Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy has become connected to the mainland by a buildup of silt. New plans by French engineers will return the landmark to its island status.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Wed, 2006-07-05 14:44
A 14th Century hall in on the banks of the River Welland in Lincolnshire that was restored with a UK£600,000 lottery grant is reopening as an art gallery and museum. It will contain 10 galleries, including the history of the local fens and how the landscape was created by drainage and reclamation.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Tue, 2006-07-04 14:47
Scientists have uncovered a ring of stones in the Amazon jungle near Sao Paulo, Brazil, that they are calling the "Tropical Stonehenge."
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2006-07-02 16:41
The 17th fairway of a golf course under development in East Lothian has revealed the ruins of houses dating back from the 12th-15th centuries.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-06-29 11:28
The original Globe Theatre was destroyed by fire on June 29, 1613.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-06-18 19:49
Excavation has begun for the summer at Rushen Abbey on the Isle of Man, where a wealth of medieval artifacts has been discovered in previous digs beginning in 1997.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-06-17 16:31
Amateur archaeologists in the state of Georgia are on a mission - or looking for one: the lost mission of Santa Isabel de Utinahica, built in the 17th century somewhere near Jacksonville.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-06-17 08:20
In 2003, when construction workers set out to build a new parking lot for Vietnam's legislature, they were surprised to discover the remains of a 1,000-year-old century citadel buried beneath the city.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2006-06-11 10:39
The Lady Chapel of Glastonbury Abbey was consecrated on June 11, 1186.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-06-11 08:06
Dan Brown is not a popular name at Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland. The fame — or notoriety — of Brown's Da Vinci Code has led some to try to breach the chapel's secret vaults.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-06-02 08:47
A new museum-quality show presents Gothic Revival furniture and architecture from 19th century America.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2006-06-01 20:11
Greece and Bulgaria will work together on a European Union-funded project to restore the ancient Perperikon, a Thracian sanctuary to Dionysus.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2006-05-07 09:29
An archaeology buff in South Wales spent approximately US$50,000 to purchase a 4.5-acre plot of land to see if the ruins of a village lay beneath it.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2006-05-06 18:27
Travel writer Anthony Peregrine, of Britain's Times On Line, tours Burgundy.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-05-02 15:08
Archaeologists from Humber Field Archaeology have unearthed "revealing traces of substantial medieval buildings 'which could prove to be an inn which may have welcomed pilgrims who journeyed far and wide to visit the historic town.'"
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-04-29 18:57
Semir Osmanagic, a Bosnian-American archaeologist who has excavated in Latin America believes the town of Visoko, Bosnia may be home to an earth-shrouded pyramid.
Submitted by Ursula on Fri, 2006-04-28 20:05
Christie's withdrew from auction five wooden beams from Cordoba's Great Mosque after questions arose about who rightfully owned them.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2006-04-25 10:29
April 25 is both the traditional date for the founding of Venice and the holy day of St. Mark, the city's patron saint.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-04-19 17:48
Robert L. Schuster, Lord Halv of the Kingdom of Calontir, is in the process of finalizing plans to construct a Viking longhouse. Norsa, a not-for-profit, Viking re-enactment group, is sponsoring the project.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-18 19:19
The discovery of the remains of a village dating from the late Saxon period in Southampton, England has researchers from Oxford Archaeology a buzz. Among the finds were glassware from Italy and Germany.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-04-18 15:20
The remains of a 2,000-year-old Dotterill roundhouse were discovered recently by workers excavating for a village bypass. The site is near Bridlington, England.
Submitted by Ursula on Sat, 2006-04-15 17:18
Newsweek has listed three iconic medieval structures among the Seven Most Endangered Wonders of the World.