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Spylaw Houses, Edinburgh : Architecture
New Houses at Spylaw Avenue & Spylaw Bank Road, Edinburgh
15 May 2007
Design: Oberlanders Architects LLP
Spylaw house information from Oberlanders Architects May 07
Spylaw Avenue House
Oberlanders Architects LLP have recently completed two five bedroom family houses, replacing a demolished 1950s bungalow on a large site in the Colinton Conservation Area.
The project seeks to build upon the quality and character of the best examples of the existing buildings within the neighbouring context. Simple and appropriate design, form and massing, well selected materials and finishes, together with a considered positioning of the accommodation within the plot and relative to the streetscape ensures the development reflects the best aspects and the character of the conservation area.
Well positioned buildings addressing the streets ensure large landscaped private gardens and maximum sun and daylight for both new and existing properties.
Spylaw house photos + information from Oberlanders Architects 080507
Spylaw Avenue House – Building Information
Project: Two new houses on Spylaw Bank Road and Spylaw Avenue
Location: Spylaw Bank Road & 5 Spylaw Avenue
Client: Forshaw Gilleasbuig & Company
Architect: Oberlanders Architects LLP
Structural Engineer: David Narro Associates
Services Engineer: Taylor Associates
Quantity Surveyor: CBA Quantity Surveyors
Main Contractor: R&F Joinery Ltd
Consulting Engineer: Horner Maclennan Landscape Architects
Cladding Contractor: Blueprint (Dunbar) Ltd
Stone Masons: R&F Joinery
Glazing: Nor-Dan UK Windows / I-D Systems Ltd
Lighting: David Brown Lighting
Interiors: Kitchen International / Bathroom in Reality
The building on Spylaw Bank Road is positioned to address the street with a dwelling frontage rather than a garage. This maximises daylight and privacy in the new and existing buildings and leaves the building with large landscaped gardens.
Colinton building : church rooms, Colinton Village
Spylaw house: Spence House, 22 Spylaw Bank Road, Spylaw / Dell, Colinton, Edinburgh – Private House
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