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Affordable Housing in Edinburgh

Developments over 12 homes in Lothian, east Scotland: Property News

28 Feb 2005

News for Feb 2005

Edinburgh News: 25% Affordable Homes
Much-discussed blanket 25% target across Edinburgh now out for six-week consultation: now for developments over and above just 12 homes. Apparently 12,000 affordable houses are required in the Edinburgh area. Developers are unhappy with the proposals’ lack of flexibility – Edinburgh Housing: 170206

Prospect News
Prospect is to become a quarterly magazine with immediate effect. The first quarterly issue will be published in April. Penny Lewis will be editing the magazine on a part time basis

Zaha Hadid – Kirkcaldy
Exclusive images of Zaha Hadid‘s first UK building on site

Edinburgh Architects Jobs
Wish to improve prospects? One-stop shop: Scottish Architecture Jobs

Building 38
New Entry for South Gyle building by Michael Laird Architects
Recent Planning Applications granted for MLA: Lightning Park, South Gyle; Buildings 10 & 11 at Castle Business Park, Stirling; McInroy & Wood, Haddington

Forth Road Bridge
Recent news suggests a third crossing is looking more likely, though a campaign is ongoing: if a new bridge is set in motion it’s extremely important for Scotland’s reputation that an outstanding design be realised, ie no PFI fudge or major contractor-design elements: Forth Road Bridge

Metis : Constructions – Laputa + other projects
GalleriA1 Exhibition: Mark Dorrian and Adrian Hawker
10 Feb – 12 Mar – Edinburgh Events

Playhouse Switched on
Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre
image © Adrian Welch
Much-improved lighting at Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre

RMJM – New Project
National University of Ireland, Galway’s new £36m engineering school

Work zone: Edinburgh
New home for Zone Architects: Granton Studio
New Murrayfield House receives planning permission

Caer Amon
Cramond houses
image from Richard Murphy Architects
Cramond Housing by AMA and Bryant Homes: preview – Caer Amon
Photos featured of good quality landscaping and solid treatment of street edges, some of the issues raised at Poundbury but achieved here in a successful contemporary style by Richard Murphy Architects and AMA.

Make – Granton
Magnus Linklater has attacked make architects’ proposals for Granton – between Caroline Park and the Firth of Forth – describing them as being ‘big, brassy and vulgar’. The plight of the Parnell’s Caroline House is highlighted in his 29 Jan article for Scotland on Sunday. This website placed online all the campaigning e-mails received back in 2002 when this issue was last raised to a high profile

Edinburgh Photos
Scottish Widows Edinburgh
picture © Adrian Welch
Recent images added – Charlotte Square, Scottish Widows, House of Frasers

St James Centre Sale
John Lewis Edinburgh
photo © Adrian Welch
Reportedly sold for around £169m to northern Irish investors: St James Centre

Waverley Station
Waverley Station
photograph © Adrian Welch

omni edinburgh
omni edinburgh
picture from the architect

Architecture Books

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