Edinburgh Academy unveil £2m hockey pavilion
June 16 2015
school’s Newfield playing pitches within the Inverleith Conservation Area.
Incorporating six changing rooms, a first aid space and storage the pavilion is orientated on a north/south axis with the tree line.
Clad in horizontal timber panels beneath a low-pitch roof finished in zinc the facility has been designed to minimise its visual footprint on neighbouring residential properties.
Commenting on the project Richard Murphy said “Sport has long been an integral feature of life at Edinburgh Academy, and the client's aim was to bring their sporting facilities up to the highest level, starting with this project to create a new Hockey Pavilion.”
The practice has now moved on-site with the next phase of work, the alteration and extension of an existing Rugby Pavilion.
Richard Murphy Architects have previously delivered additional classrooms and a new nursery for the school
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