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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 in-development 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.