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November 15 2018

Brownfield build to front Tay Bridge approach

A.B Roger & Young Architects have come forward with plans for a mixed-use development at Trades Lane, Dundee, delivering 28 flats above ground floor retail.

Replacing a former warehouse the planned response will pull the building line out to the edge of the pavement with access provided by way of a pedestrian pend off Trades Lane.

Articulating their design response the architects wrote: “The Penthouse apartments are set back from the main façade reducing the verticality of the building and allowing the parapet level of the adjacent building to be reinforced in the proposed building.

“The appearance and scale of the building onto South Marketgait has been the main focus of the design with Unicorn house to the South West and DP&L building to the north east being the major considerations for the proposed building. The height of the proposed building lines through with the parapet height of Unicorn house which then has a corner turret and pitched roof above the parapet.”

The project will be finished in stone at ground level with an assortment of grey metal used to finish the residential floors above.

The homes will front a busy traffic artery serving the Tay Road Bridge
The homes will front a busy traffic artery serving the Tay Road Bridge

5 Comments

CM
#1 Posted by CM on 15 Nov 2018 at 12:01 PM
Oooft!
Pixel
#2 Posted by Pixel on 15 Nov 2018 at 13:55 PM
This is bad on so many levels. Sketch monkeys, please leave it to professionals.
jaded
#3 Posted by jaded on 16 Nov 2018 at 17:53 PM
One of the worst things I've ever seen.
Is it just me
#4 Posted by Is it just me on 16 Nov 2018 at 20:28 PM
The building scale on each image is different...Imagine producing that and not understand that thing called perspective.....See father ted.
M. Marra
#5 Posted by M. Marra on 19 Nov 2018 at 12:49 PM
That's what happens when you use google streetview for your montages - did they never visit site to take a photo?

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