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.

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.

  • Dog + Fox - Mezzanine Edinburgh Apartment

Mezzanine Apartment in Edinburgh

Installing a mezzanine floor in this double-height apartment turned it from a one-bed flat into a two-bed home. Finding a property that offered the space and features they were after in the perfect location was a challenge for architect Jonathan Thomas and his wife, particularly as they were first-time buyers.