Work is now underway on a £75m speculative office, retail and residential development in Edinburgh city centre, for Standard Life Investments Pooled Pension Property Fund and joint venture partner Peveril Securities.
The New Town development will commence with the demolition phase, which is expected to last for six months with overall completion planned for Q4 2016.
New photos of the empty building opposite the Fruitmarket Gallery, an eyesore close to the heart of the Edinburgh World Heritage Site.
A few years back this site was earmarked for a Edinburgh Science Centre, with detailed proposals by Reaich and Hall, architects.
e-architect will attend this Scottish architecture event: The Scottish Design Awards are open to all Architecture & Design companies in Scotland, or those doing work for a Scottish Client: they aim to highlight the best and the brightest stars in the Scottish design industry.
Situated in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, this historic site was formerly occupied by the City of Edinburgh Council and encompasses 9 listed buildings over 11 storeys and bridging 3 closes. Advocate’s Close forms a vibrant new quarter that combines the rehabilitation with alterations and interventions, continuing organic architectural evolution of the Old Town.
The National Galleries of Scotland announce appointment of Gareth Hoskins Architects to oversee a major transformational project at the Scottish National Gallery over the next 4 years. Galleries devoted to the national collection of historic Scottish art will be radically overhauled and significantly expanded.
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The Edinburgh Architectural Association Awards were announced and presented at a drinks reception in the Assembly Rooms on Tuesday 1st April attended by around one hundred architects, sponsors and their guests.
Melrose Abbey to play host to Fragments of Red, a performance of new music inspired by the Hawick Missal Fragment
The third in a series of performances inspired by the medieval Hawick Missal Fragment will take place at Melrose Abbey on 5th April 2014.
Inspired by a medieval procession and featuring new music by renowned British composer Grayston Ives, Fragments of Red: The Last Song will incorporate music, procession and physical theatre to explore and celebrate The Hawick Missal Fragment, which was discovered in 2009 in an uncatalogued collection of family and solicitors’ papers at the Heritage Hub in Hawick.
National Mining Memorial Centre Shortlisted for Two Awards Derelict coal processing building converted to remembrance and exhibition space shortlisted for RIAS and EAA Awards
A new memorial centre to commemorate the sacrifices made by those involved in Scotland’s coal mining industry is shortlisted for two design awards. The project, completed by Purcell’s Edinburgh studio, is in the running for a Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland Award as well as an Edinburgh Architectural Association Award in the Small Projects category.