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Edinburgh Buildings : Architecture

Architectural Information + Images in Lothian + Suburbs, South East Scotland

post updated 1 July 2023

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.

Contact details for Edinburgh Buildings are scheduled without images at the Edinburgh Tours page

Edinburgh Buildings – by area

Environs East

Environs East Lothian

Environs Midlothian

Environs North

Environs South

Environs West

Environs West Lothian

Scottish Capital City Centre Buildings

Significant Edinburgh City Centre Property – Selection:

Old Town

New Town

Lothian Rd


Edinburgh Park

Key Buildings in the capital

Caltongate Edinburgh News
Edinburgh Haymarket
Leith Masterplan
Haymarket Station

Calton Gate


Leith Docks

Haymarket Station

Napier University
Quartermile Edinburgh
Edinburgh Informatics
Meadowbank Stadium

Napier University Buildings


Potterrow Informatics

Meadowbank Stadium

Famous Buildings in the Scottish Capital


Hotel Missoni Edinburgh

Murrayfield Stadium

RBS Gogarburn

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.

Edinburgh Maps

Scottish Capital Historic Buildings

Historic Buildings in the capital:

Old College
Old College
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.

Register House
General Register House
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General Register House – housing Scotland’s state records and historical documents – lies at the east end of Princes Street, at the top of Leith Street, opposite the Balmoral Hotel.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:

New Town St James Centre
John Lewis Edinburgh
photo © Isabelle Lomholt

Fife Leisure Park

Craigleith Retail Park

Ikea Edinburgh

Edinburgh Housing

Edinburgh Property

Scottish Buildings News : Archive

Comments / photos for the Edinburgh Building page welcome