George Watson’s Edinburgh, Photograph, Scottish Modern Architecture, Picture

George Watson’s Music School

Henk Snoek Photos : Modern Educational Building, Scotland

George Watson’s Edinburgh – Music School

Location: 67-71 Colinton Rd, Edinburgh, EH10 5EG

Contact: 0131 446 6000

George Watsons Edinburgh

Completed: 1964
Michael Laird & Partners (now Architects)

George Watson's
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Powerful sculpting of hyperbolic paraboloid roof pitched down to fleetingly touch the ground plane and sat on a simple low block.

hyperbolic paraboloid roof

Photos by Henk Snoek

Music School, Edinburgh

Colour image of the building from Michael Laird Architects:

George Watsons Edinburgh

Another Edinburgh building from the sixties by Michael Laird & Partners:

Standard Life Assurance, 3 George St, 1964, 1975
Michael Laird & Partners

Edinburgh Buildings
Office building wraps round an existing corner block

Standard Life Building

The Technology Centre, George Watson’s College is by Campbell and Arnott Architects


Modern Architects

Modern Edinburgh Buildings – Selection:

Meadowbank Stadium
Meadowbank Stadium
photograph © Adrian Welch

Commonwealth Pool
Commonwealth Pool
photograph © Adrian Welch

Another Edinburgh building by Michael Laird Architects: Tanfield

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