The Special Air Services (SAS) is the most famous British special forces unit. This elite group was formed by David Stirling in July 1941 and was initially known as ‘L’ Detachment, Special Air Force Brigade. Since its inception, SAS troops have been involved in a host of dangerous and strategically vital operations. However, it was …
Stirling Castle, Scotland, is one of the largest and most important castles, both historically and architecturally, in Scotland. Several Scottish Kings and Queens have been crowned at Stirling, including Mary, Queen of Scots, in 1542.
The early members of the Special Air Service were currently known as L Detachment, SAS Brigade and would not be designated the SAS Regiment until September 1942. The original name was intended to cause confusion amongst the Germans about the nature and strength of these unconventional forces – suggesting that it was just a small part of a large parachute Brigade.
Here is a full set of photos, plans and elevations of David Chipperfield's Museum of Modern Literature at Marbach am Neckar in Germany, which won the RIBA Stirling Prize 2007 at a ceremony in London on Saturday (and which you heard about first on Dezeen, of course). All photos are copyright Christian Richters. Read about More
This David Classroom Rules Activity is now completely updated! This download is 59 pages in length. David's Classroom Rules Activity is great for little ones during their first week of school! After reading David Goes to School by David Shannon, have students discuss classroom rules and procedures. More