BT Edinburgh: building images from Bennetts Associates
Landscaping by Ian White Associates
Situated at entry to Edinburgh Park the BT building consists of a rectilinear block with an attached red-coloured block (within a skeletal drum) facing the Gyle Broadway.
BT Edinburgh: interior image from Bennetts Associates;
The materials inside are restrained and of high quality, and the building is helped by informal water landscaping to the front by Ian White Associates.
Alexander Graham Bell House - BT Building image from Bennetts Associates;
The red block to the East (café below, plant on top) sheathed in a circular foil of brise soleil marks the main entry to the Park; five atria plus a triple-height 'street' form the main building's spaces.
Alexander Graham Bell House represents a serious attempt to produce a passively-ventilated building without losing architectural repose: it follows on ideas from Powergen Headquarters in Coventry, also by Bennetts Associates.