The Olympia has now been demolished as part of the V&A-led regeneration of Dundee but in its day represented a new modernity for the city with its long glass walkway and winding flumes called the Yellow Cannonball, the Red Rocket, the Green Glider and the Blue Bomber.

Beauty or beasts? 9 Postmodern buildings of Scotland

They borrowed bits of old and created a new form of architecture which was often bold, fun and sometimes frowned upon as traditional architectural norms were shaken up with a new vision.

Historic Environment Scotland is now amid a major piece of research into our Postmodern buildings and looks at how our streets have been shaped with ideas forged in the 1970s and beyond.

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