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Academy: late Middle English (denoting the garden where Plato taught): from French académie or Latin academia, from Greek akadēmeia, from Akadēmos, the hero after whom Plato’s garden was named. (Oxford English Dictionary)

The Lions’ Gate is an urban permaculture project based at Edinburgh Napier University’s Merchiston Campus providing; garden, allotment, outdoor laboratory, venue and relaxation space for students, staff and local communities to explore solutions to environmental and social issues.