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Garscube Terrace House

New Garden Room – design by David Blaikie Architect

8 Dec 2010

Garscube Terrace property

Design: davidblaikiearchitect

Recently completed garden room and studio in Garscube Terrace, Edinburgh

Garscube Terrace House
photo : Sarah Potter

Project Description

The brief was to provide our retired Clients with a contemporary multipurpose living space that could be used all year round and would connect their Victorian terraced property with its garden. Our Clients also wanted to form a small studio space at the end of the garden separate from the property. Our solution was to form a frameless glazed living/dining space with a slim tapered profile, stress skin panel, pitched roof. This appears to float above the clerestory glazing and structural glass fins.

The garden room and the studio form a new symmetry with their entrances being directly opposite each other. Landscaping is kept to a minimum to emphasise this. The garden room is lightweight in appearance whilst the studio, by contrast, is clad in Scottish larch giving it a much more solid aesthetic.

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photos : Sarah Potter, from David Blaikie Architect

Garscube Terrace house – Building Information

Start on site date: Jul 2009
Gross External Floor Area: 80.76 sqm
Form of contract and/or procurement: MW/Scot (traditional)
Client: John and Margaret Tiller, 8 Garscube Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 6BQ
Structural Engineer: John Watt, Burnt Siena Structures
Main Contractor: Chris Coyle, Attadale Construction
Glazing Sub-contractors and Suppliers: Gray and Dick
Stainless Steel Roof: Artisan Roofing

Garscube Terrace house – information from David Blaikie: Chartered Architect

Edinburgh House

Another Edinburgh house extension + redevelopment design by David Blaikie:

New Garden Room at 27 Hermitage Gardens, Edinburgh

Hermitage Gardens house
photo © Paul Zanre, from David Blaikie Architect
Edinburgh garden room


Hotel Missoni Edinburgh

New Town Harvey Nichols

Hermitage Gardens house : EAA Small Projects Award 2006

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Cramond houses
image from Richard Murphy Architects

Moray Place house
Moray Place
picture from the architect

Royal Terrace Mews house
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picture from the architects

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