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.
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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 Waverley building images added - recent Premier Inn on Market Street and proposal for former school building at the East end of the street.
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.
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.
Proposals unveiled for 102 flats and 302sqm of retail space at Quartermile on land off Porters Walk: two 10 storey blocks designed by Foster + Partners, the final phase on this 19-acre site.
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.