Morningside House, South West Edinburgh Property, Scotland, Images, Project, Design, Plans

Morningside House Edinburgh

New Property by Sutherland Hussey Architects

2 Aug 2007

Morningside Road Property

Design: Sutherland Hussey Architects

Morningside Road, Edinburgh

Sutherland Hussey Architects, working with a private developer, has designed 11 apartments and 1 retail unit in Morningside, Edinburgh.

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The unit arrangement steps and interlocks in plan and section around a single internal vertical circulation system to create 10 stunning dual aspect apartments with living areas over 4m in height.

With 180 degree aspect to the South of the City, a single unit is created on the upper floor with private terrace and winter garden.

At the rear a new garden will be created with a timber facade as backdrop where as the street facade is proposed to be a polished stone skin. Both wrap a concrete structure designed by David Narro Associates to cantilever over an existing culverted burn.

The design, developed to stage D is intended to be a dramatic yet respectful modern insertion into the existing Victorian street wall.

Morningside Road Edinburgh images from Sutherland Hussey Aug 2007

Sutherland Hussey Architects: Practice Profile

Charlie Hussey Dip Arch. RIBA
Born 1962, he studied architecture at the Mackintosh School of Architecture. From 1987 he joined the office of Sir James Stirling, leaving in 1994 to work briefly for Renzo Piano in Italy, before returning to Scotland to establish the practice Sutherland Hussey Architects in Edinburgh.

Charlie Sutherland B Arch
Born in Scotland in 1963, he studied architecture at the Mackintosh School of Architecture. From 1987 he joined the office of Sir James Stirling, going on to become an Associate and responsible for the overseeing of a number of internationally acclaimed projects. In 1997 he left Stirling and returned to Scotland to set up Sutherland Hussey Architects.

Both combine practice with part-time teaching at the Mackintosh School of Architecture. Completed projects to date include private residences – The Barnhouse, Highgate was awarded the AJ First Building Award at the 2002 Stirling Prize ceremony, an Art Gallery in Inverness and Lynher Dairy, Cornwall (also being awarded an RIBA award and the Civic Trust Special Award in the rural buildings category in 2003). They have also recently completed a collaborative arts project with sculptors in Tiree which was awarded the RSA Gold Medal, an RIBA regional award, the RIAS Architecture Award and was shortlisted for the Stirling Prize in 2003 and currently shortlisted for the Mies van der Rohe prize 2005.

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