Surgeons Hall, Benson & Forsyth Architects, Edinburgh Building News April 2002

Edinburgh News 2002 April 21- 28


April 21- 28 2002 Edinburgh News

RSA 176th Annual Exhibition
Royal Scottish Academy
architecture picture © Adrian Welch
Opening this weekend, including architecture section:-
For the first time in its history the annual Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition will be held outwith Scotland’s capital. This year’s Exhibition is being held from 9th to 20th March in the McLellan Galleries, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, as the RSA Gallery in Edinburgh is currently closed as work on the £26m Playfair project proceeds (will not re-open until early summer 2003).

Student architects at the RSA Students Exhibition can win a new award given by the Property Division of Standard Life Investments

Calton Square
omni edinburgh
building picture from the architect office

Allan Murray Architects’ designs for an ambitious £100 million mixed-use development at Calton Square – Greenside Place in Edinburgh’s city centre are now being realised and are due for completion this summerNew Images:
borough restaurant
building picture from the architect studio

Borough Hotel, completed, Ben Kelly Architects, designers of Hacienda + Dry 201, Manchester, south of the city centre
sngma earthworks
property photo © Adrian Welch

Earthworks, completed, Charles Jencks, SNGMA lawn, Belford Road, north west of the city centre
Longniddry modern houses - News 02 Apr28
photo © Adrian Welch

‘Earl of Wemyss’ Modernist Houses, added, Longniddry, East Lothian
Greenbank Church - News 02 Apr28
property photo © Adrian Welch

Greenbank Parish Church extension, completed, Lee Boyd, off Comiston Road, Greenbank, south of the city centre

Waverley Edinburgh News 02 Apr28
property photo © Adrian Welch

Waverely Station Concourse, possible redevelopment, central Edinburgh
all added 22.04.02

Rosslyn Chapel Exhibition, Princes Street, city centre
11 Apr – 7 Jul
Rosslyn Chapel Exhibition, National Gallery of Scotland, The Mound, Edinburgh
0131 624 6200

The Rink, Gifford
Modernist Private House – 1963 – reviewed: see Tour, text + images added 22.04.02

East Lothian News:
The derelict Simpsons Maltings site looks set to be become Haddington’s latest modern housing estate after plans to build 78 new homes on the flood threatened site were submitted to East Lothian Council. Traditional finishes and styles are proposed in order to ‘help blend in the new development with the surrounding houses’.

Rosslyn: Phase 2 Underway
Phase 2, valued at £395k, and funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund, The Eastern Scotland European Partnership, Historic Scotland and the Rosslyn Chapel Trust, should all be finished by the Autumn: Rosslyn Chapel

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