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Edinburgh Buildings : Architecture
Architectural Information + Images in Lothian + Suburbs, South East Scotland
post updated 2 January 2022
Edinburgh Buildings Information
We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Edinburgh Architecture. We aim to include architectural projects that are either of top quality or interesting, or ideally both. We cover completed buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across the Scottish capital.
Edinburgh Buildings – by area
Scottish Capital City Centre Buildings
Significant Edinburgh City Centre Property – Selection:
Key Buildings in the capital
Famous Buildings in the Scottish Capital
Best Scottish buildings of the last three decades
Edinburgh Buildings on this website are arranged by area – as per the 12 Tour pages above. Featured Architects, ie with properties covered on the site, are listed on a separate Edinburgh Architects page. Also on the ‘Photography’ page you can search for buildings by type, eg churches, offices, hotels.
Scottish Capital Historic Buildings
Historic Buildings in the capital:
photograph © Adrian Welch
The dome of Old College has for many years been a key element of Edinburgh’s skyline and should remain so. Like London’s St Paul’s, views of it need a bit of protection. It creates a pacific counterpoint to the Hub’s surging spire.
photo © Adrian Welch
General Register House – housing Scotland’s state records and historical documents – lies at the east end of Princes Street, at the top of Leith Street, opposite the Balmoral Hotel.
Lothian Retail Buildings
Key Retail Buildings in or near the Scottish capital – Selection:
St James Centre
photo © Isabelle Lomholt
Scottish Buildings News : Archive
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