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

April 21- 28 2002 Edinburgh News


RSA 176th Annual Exhibition
Royal Scottish Academy
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
picture from the architect

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
picture from the architect

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

Earthworks, completed, Charles Jencks, SNGMA lawn, Belford Road
photo © Adrian Welch

‘Earl of Wemyss’ Modernist Houses, added, Longniddry
greenbank church
photo © Adrian Welch

Greenbank Parish Church extension, completed, Lee Boyd, off Comiston Road
photo © Adrian Welch

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

Rosslyn Chapel Exhibition
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

Edinburgh Houses

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