EICC Extension, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Architect, News

EICC Expansion : Building

Additional Spaces Facility, Edinburgh, Scotland – design by BDP, architects

EICC Expansion

EICC Extension Building

Design: BDP

New photos of the building from north and south sides, 14 Jan 2014:

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Photographs © Keith Hunter

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Edinburgh International Conference Centre Extension, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

The bulk of the new extension is below ground level and provides highly flexible function space.

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A variety of floor configurations and events can be achieved by the provision of a bespoke automated moving floor system allowing exhibition, banqueting, conference, various sports, fashion shows, concerts and other types of event.

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A glasss atrium provides a light and spacious reception and registration area as well as access to the new function space.

A large commercial office development was constructed above the extension as part of the scheme and to provide funding.

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Brief
enhances the EICC’s prominent position in the highly competitive international exhibition and conference market expand the centre’s capacity and capabilities

Results
the innovative moving floor transforms the space from flat-floor to auditorium, arena and tiered cabaret styles the speed and flexibility of this system is seen as a unique selling point

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Location: Edinburgh, UK
Client: City of Edinburgh Council
Construction cost: £75m
Completed: 2013

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Photos from 14 Jan 2014 of the EICC building renewal:

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EICC Building

New photos of the building from north and south sides, 25 Jun 2012:

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photos © Adrian Welch

New photos of EICC Extension, 13 Mar 2012:

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photos © Adrian Welch

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EICC Expansion – Competition Entry by Michael Laird Architects:

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This proposal did not win the competition

Edinburgh International Conference Centre
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