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February 13 2012

Edinburgh University lab extension submitted
Plans to erect a new £6.8m link building between three existing research buildings at Edinburgh’s Western General Hospital have been submitted by Oberlanders Architects.

The scheme will provide a unified entrance point to the University of Edinburgh owned complex alongside additional research space, offices, meeting rooms and a lecture theatre.

The primary elevation comprises a gently faceted concave curve clad in glazed curtain walling, with additional elements of timber and brick.

In their design statement the architect’s state: “The new building is essentially single aspect, with primary research space orientated east to maximise views to the city skyline and Fettes. A central spine corridor running north to south connects the three buildings, opening out to a central atrium space.”

It is hoped to commence an 18 month construction phase from January 2013.
A convex curve was ditched to help with passive solar and glare control
A convex curve was ditched to help with passive solar and glare control


the profession
#1 Posted by the profession on 13 Feb 2012 at 15:05 PM
how many pooor staff were bullied in the process....
#2 Posted by dirige on 13 Feb 2012 at 16:01 PM
Strange comment, care to 'expaand'?

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