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Edinburgh University Business School : Architecture

Edinburgh University Business School Development – design by LDN Architects

Business School at the University of Edinburgh

LDN’s project for the Business School at the University of Edinburgh illustrates our particular strength in revitalising significant buildings that have lost their usefulness. The Adam Ferguson Building, designed by Robert Mathew in 1964, had become jaded, confusing to use and was suffering severe overheating problems. Its B listed status made it important for LDN to find ways to temper the internal environment and make the building legible to its users without undermining its significance or its coherence as part of a larger A listed group of 1960s university buildings around George Square.

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images : Paul Zanre

The project, which is now complete, creates facilities in a new storey of accommodation on top of the existing building and a central atrium which naturally ventilates open plan offices arranged around a new circulation core. A new pavilion on Buccleuch Place forms the school’s front door, presents a contemporary face for the Business School and allows the creation of generous, welcoming, two storey high lecture and concourse space, typical of modern education buildings, but previously lacking in the Adam Ferguson Building. Teaching in the new School started in the Autumn semester 2010.

Morningside Church design : LDN Architects

Business School at the University of Edinburgh images / information from LDN Architects 070611




Edinburgh buildings by LDN Architects – Selection

Usher Hall – redevelopment/extension
Usher Hall Edinburgh
photo : The City of Edinburgh Council
Usher Hall




Festival Theatre
Festival Theatre Edinburgh
image from LDN
Festival Theatre

St Marys Catholic Cathedral redevelopment
St Marys Metropolitan Cathedral Edinburgh
image : Keith Hunter
St Marys Catholic Cathedral

Another Edinburgh religious building project by LDN Architects:

Marchmont St.Giles Church extension
Marchmont building
photo © Keith Hunter
Marchmont St.Giles Church

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