Where to Stay in Edinburgh for Design Lovers and Why You Should be Staying in a Home For Your Next Trip

As a family with two children we love renting homes when we travel. Some of the benefits of renting a home rather than staying in a hotel when you’re traveling with kids is that you can shop at the local markets and cook your own food. Most places come…

WHY wins Edinburgh’s Ross Pavilion contest with design featuring undulating roof gardens

American studio wHY Architecture has won a competition to design a new events pavilion overlooked by Edinburgh Castle, with plans for a series of glazed pavilions topped by wave-shaped roof gardens.  wHY partnered with Edinburgh office GRAS on its design for the £25 million Ross Pavilion, which was selected ahead of proposals by six other teams, including BIG, Adjaye Associates and Sou

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David Adjaye, BIG and Sou Fujimoto compete to build Edinburgh Ross Pavilion

David Adjaye’s temple-like canopy, Bjarke Ingels’ looped auditorium and Sou Fujimoto’s spiralling pathway are among the seven shortlisted proposals for an events pavilion in Edinburgh, Scotland. Flanagan Lawrence, PagePark Architects, Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter and wHY Architecture have also been shortlisted for the Ross Pavilion at West Princes Street Gardens, a public park set below Edinburgh castle.

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Richard Murphy’s “box of tricks” home named UK house of the year 2016

Secret hatches, moving walls and a sliding ladder all feature inside the Edinburgh home of architect Richard Murphy, which has been named RIBA House of the Year 2016. Called Murphy House, the five-storey “box of tricks” house in Edinburgh saw off competition from 19 other projects to win the RIBA prize, which recognises the best new

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Sutherland Hussey Harris adds angular brick tower to Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

A brick-clad tower provides a landmark for this sculpture workshop and cultural hub by Sutherland Hussey Harris, which is slotted into an old railway cutting in Edinburgh (+ slideshow). Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop is a facility providing artists with low-cost studios, exhibition space and workshops in the Scottish capital’s Newhaven area. The centre was previously housed in an […]

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