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Edinburgh Building News: Lothian Architecture

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Edinburgh architectural news - new buildings, architecture events and architects updates for Edinburgh & Lothian area
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East Lothian House Extension

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This is the weekly diary for an East Lothian house extension. Updated every Friday it will follow a modest property upgrade in Haddington. The timber-kit construction will house an expanded kitchen and dining room plus first floor master bedroom balcony.
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Edinburgh Talks – Architecture Event: Lothian Events

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Information on Edinburgh architectural events: architecture talks & exhibitions in the Lothians and the east of Scotland.


Scottish Design Awards 2014
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The Scottish Design Awards are open to all Architecture & Design companies in Scotland, or those doing work for a Scottish Client. The Awards aim to highlight the best and the brightest stars in the Scottish design industry.
Scottish Design Awards

Key Edinburgh Buildings
Chapel of Saint Albert the Great
Design: Simpson and Brown, Architects
Chapel of Saint Albert the Great
photograph © Chris Humphreys

This delightful building is situated in the garden of one of the original townhouses in George Square. Essentially this is a ‘warm’ wooden interior. The elegant structure and elegant striated wooden ceiling and walls help make this a memorable space. All the more remarkable as this architecture studio has come to be known as a careful conservation practice.

Caltongate development
Design: Allan Murray Architects
Caltongate Buildings
picture from developers

Artisan Real Estate Investors has lodged a detailed planning application for the Caltongate area of the Old Town. Its 220,000 sqft mixed-use scheme will be centred on a £6.5m civic square with office space, a 400-bed hotel, 28 shops, and nearly 200 homes.

Edinburgh Walking Tour News
e-architect now have architecture walking tours in over 60 cities around the world, including Liverpool, Dublin and Cambridge alongside London which is now well established – plus cities such as Barcelona and Prague.
Edinburgh Walking Tours

Major Edinburgh Architecture
Scottish Parliament – New Entry
Scottish Parliament Architecture
photograph © Keith Hunter

National Museum of Scotland Building
National Museum of Scotland Building
photograph © Adrian Welch

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
image from SHA

Hotel Missoni
Hotel Missoni
photo © Adrian Welch

Dynamic Earth
Dynamic Earth Edinburgh
photo © AW

Scottish National Portrait Gallery : Building News + Photos
Edinburgh Building News
photo : Chris Watt
The project – the first major refurbishment in the Gallery’s 120-year history – restored much of the architect’s original vision, opening up previously inaccessible parts of the building and increasing the public space by more than 60%

Usher Hall Building
Usher Hall
photo from architect

Architecture in Edinburgh
Architectural information for Eastern Scotland + Edinburgh building news

Architectural Resource for Edinburgh architecture + architects : building news updated daily. edinburgharchitecture was set up in 2000 to form a architecture resource for the Lothians. The other sites are for Glasgow Architecture and International Architecture.

The architecture site provides quality Scottish building news + a full architectural resource for architects, engineers, surveyors, property developers, architect students & architectural enthusiasts. Architecture News for east Scotland is welcome.

Museum of Scotland
Museum of Scotland
photo © Isabelle Lomholt

Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle
photo © Isabelle Lomholt

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