Brick By Brick

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20091130

Exploring the demolitions industry through the dismantling, brick by brick, of one of the largest granite-faced buildings in the world, Marischal College in Aberdeen.

The college boasts the second largest granite facade in the world; formerly part of the University of Aberdeen, it is undergoing radical change to house the city's new council offices.

In order to save the historic frontage, the building is being dismantled piece by piece, leaving only the outer walls.

Skilled demolitions workers, stonemasons and archaeologists take apart the fabric of the building, revealing unknown aspects of the its structure and history, and offering insights into the demolitions world.

Exploring the demolitions industry through the dismantling of Marischal College, Aberdeen.

20091130

Exploring the demolitions industry through the dismantling, brick by brick, of one of the largest granite-faced buildings in the world, Marischal College in Aberdeen.

The college boasts the second largest granite facade in the world; formerly part of the University of Aberdeen, it is undergoing radical change to house the city's new council offices.

In order to save the historic frontage, the building is being dismantled piece by piece, leaving only the outer walls.

Skilled demolitions workers, stonemasons and archaeologists take apart the fabric of the building, revealing unknown aspects of the its structure and history, and offering insights into the demolitions world.

Exploring the demolitions industry through the dismantling of Marischal College, Aberdeen.