Melville Street lane, Edinburgh- architecture commercial residential -

Project Description



A new build mews + commercial office space

This project is with the UNESCO world heritage site of Edinburgh. The design concept is to create a beautifully crafted building that respects the historical context and maximises the clients brief to delivery 2 mews apartments and commercial office space. The design is relatively simple, the section is manipulated to stay within the datum guidelines determined by the Planning department. Two split level apartments on the upper levels and open plan office space on the ground level with garden courtyard. The public north elevation is a traditional stone facade with few openings, the private south elevation has a contemporary presence with slim framed glazing. The project has started on site and is scheduled for completion in 2016.