Scottish Widows Building, Edinburgh, Office, Dalkieth Road, Property, Architect

Scottish Widows, Edinburgh

Building, Dalkieth Road, south Edinburgh, Scotland

19 Aug 2015

new photos:

Scottish Widows Building Edinburgh

An HQ for a major UK life assurance company in keeping with the unique urban fabric of Edinburgh.

The competition winning design concept evolved from a process of matching the brief with the opportunities presented by the site.

Scottish Widows Building Edinburgh

Occupying a large quarter of a city block BDP’s strategy divided the plan into separate parts (for separate letting) and arranged these around an atrium raised a level above the street.

Scottish Widows Building Edinburgh

Energy efficient shallow-plan offices enclose private and public spaces including the large atrium, a public walkway through the scheme and a central circus which covers underground public parking for 200 cars.
source: http://www.bdp.com/en/projects/p-z/Scottish-Widows-Headquarters/

photos © Adrian Welch

Scottish Widows – Dalkeith Road

Scottish Widows Dalkeith Road
photo © Adrian Welch

Date: 1976
Architects: Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson

Landscape: Sylvia Crowe

15 Dalkeith Road

Hexagonal bronze-tinted glassy forms with entrance bridge across shallow pool.

Scottish Widows southern elevations:
Scottish Widows Dalkeith Road
image © Adrian Welch

Adjacent buildings incl. Commonwealth Pool
Commonwealth Pool
photograph © Adrian Welch

Scottish Widows : HQ, Port Hamilton
Scottish Widows Edinburgh
picture © Adrian Welch

Scottish Widows Edinburgh : HQ Expansion




Scottish Architecture

Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
picture © Keith Hunter




Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
photograph © Adrian Welch

Quartermile Edinburgh
Quartermile Edinburgh
picture © Adrian Welch

Edinburgh Conference Centre
Edinburgh Conference Centre
photo © Adrian Welch

Scottish Widows context : Pollock Halls

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