A compendium of courtyards

IN Scotland, the term, ‘gated community’, has somewhat pejorative connotations.

But tell that to the good people of Seville, Turin, Bologna and even Copenhagen, where delightfully private and secure courtyards nestle behind usually ornate and beautifully-crafted entrances.

Picture credits: Place Design Scotland

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