E & F McLachlan Architects, Old Town Housing Association, Building, Photos

E & F McLachlan Architects : Housing Edinburgh

Housing, North Holyrood Masterplan, Edinburgh, Scotland

Holyrood Flats

Housing, off Holyrood Rd.
Date built: 1999
Design: E & F McLachlan, architects

E & F McLachlan Architects
Housing, North Holyrood Masterplan: image © Steffen Schefer

For the Old Town Housing Association

Old Town Housing Association
Housing, North Holyrood Masterplan: image © Adrian Welch

Restrained brick housing (amongst the colourful but largely sterile new housing schemes in this area) with clean and interesting detailing, but low budget restrictions apparent.

Housing, Edinburgh
North Holyrood Masterplan: image © Adrian Welch

A mature work blending well-articulated forms, simple rhythms and solid materials; the brick, unusual for Edinburgh, takes inspiration from the adjacent buildings, one being the ‘Clock Tower’ – a derelict part of the former Brewery.

North Holyrood Masterplan
North Holyrood Masterplan: image © Adrian Welch

Adjacent housing for the Old Town Housing Association:
Canongate Housing by Richard Murphy Architects
Old Town Housing
photograph © Adrian Welch

Old Town: North Holyrood Masterplan




Holyrood flats
photo © Adrian Welch 270907

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Old Town Buildings close by:

Scottish Poetry Library
Scottish Poetry Library
photograph © Keith Hunter

Scotsman Newspaper
Scotsman Newspaper
photograph © Adrian Welch

The Tun
holyrood offices
image © Adrian Welch

Palace of Holyroodhouse
Palace of Holyroodhouse
picture © Adrian Welch

Scottish Parliament

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