Architecture Walking Tours
Isabelle Lomholt, Author at Edinburgh Architecture

About Isabelle Lomholt

e-architect Limited, Director & Company Secretary. Isabelle trained to be an architect, is Danish and lives in the UK.
  • Lochrin Square Offices Edinburgh

Lochrin Square Offices, Edinburgh Property:

Edinburgh’s largest office building, the 64,000sq/ft One Lochrin Square, has been re-opened following an extensive overhaul to make it more appealing to tech occupiers. Overseen by Michael Laird Architects on behalf of UBS Management.

Edinburgh Architecture Walking Tours: Guides

Major contemporary buildings include the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh by EMBT/RMJM and the Museum of Scotland (extension) in Edinburgh by Benson + Forsyth. Famous architects with buildings in Scotland include Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Norman Foster, Steven Holl and David Chipperfield.

  • New Forth Road Bridge

New Forth Road Bridge

The last section of the new Queensferry Crossing has been lifted into place, completing the 1.7-mile link across the Forth. The £1.4 billion construction project is due to open in June 2017.

  • Malt & Hops Pub on The Shore in Leith

Leith Architecture, Edinburgh Docks Buildings

A block of flats in Leith made famous by the novel Trainspotting have been awarded Category A listed status. The curving "Banana flats" in Leith were home to Simon "Sick Boy" Williamson in Irvine Welsh's book. Cables Wynd House was built in the 1960s in the "Brutalist" architectural style. Historic Environment Scotland said it had decided to recognise the flats and neighbouring Linksview House after consultation with residents.

  • Charlotte Chapel Edinburgh

Charlotte Chapel Edinburgh

Design: Lee Boyd, Designers + Architects Lee Boyd were successful in a limited competition to provide architectural services for Charlotte Chapel who have moved to St George’s West Church in the centre of Edinburgh.