Lego Design Competition, Images, EAA Event Designs, Scottish Construction Contest Photos

Lego Competition : Architecture

Edinburgh Architects’ Association Event 2007, Scotland

25 April 2007

Lego Building Competition

Full house – 16 teams: winners: Campbell & Arnott team, 2nd place: RMJM team

This architectural event put on by the EAA was held at the Apex Hotel in the Grassmarket, in the Old Town.

And the winner is…
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…a chicken!
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Various teams and constructions:
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all images above by Guy Scott

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Apex Hotels

Apex Hotels Ltd is an operator of three star and four star hotels, owned by former accountant Norman Springford and his family. Based in Edinburgh, the company operates ten hotels in the United Kingdom.

Executive Chairman of Apex Hotels, Norman Springford, was previously an employee of the Inland Revenue and owner/operator of a number of public houses, bingo halls, and the Edinburgh Playhouse. In 1996 Norman opened his first hotel, the Apex International Hotel, in Edinburgh. The group now own nine UK hotels (at the time of writing) across London, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee.

In recent years, Apex Hotels re-opened the historic Waterloo Hotel on Edinburgh’s Waterloo Place in March 2009. The Edinburgh Grassmarket hotel is used as a venue at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, managed by Sweet Venues.

Architecture in Edinburgh

Contemporary Architecture in the Scottish capital city – architectural selection below:

65 London Road
65 London Road Edinburgh by 3DReid
image © 3DReid
65 London Road Edinburgh
HG Developments proposed redevelopment of 65 London Road site to form a 76-bed Purpose Built Student Accommodation, designed by 3DReid, replacing disused car-wash buildings:

Moxy Hotel Edinburgh News
Moxy Hotel Fountainbridge Edinburgh
image courtesy of architects practice
Moxy Hotel Fountainbridge
This is part of a regeneration project in the new Fountainbridge district, the 262-room Moxy Hotel from Marriott International is situated on the former Scottish & Newcastle Fountain Brewery site, alongside offices, cafés, co-working spaces and a restaurant.

Scottish Parliament

Missoni Hotel Edinburgh

Harvey Nichols

Scottish Poetry Library
Scottish Poetry Library
photograph © Keith Hunter

Tron Kirk
Tron Kirk Edinburgh
photo © Adrian Welch

National Library of Scotland
National Library of Scotland
image © Adrian Welch

National Gallery of Scotland
National Gallery of Scotland
photograph © Adrian Welch

EAA Awards 2007 2006

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