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Edinburgh

20 March 2012

1903 – North British & Mercantile, Princes St., Edinburgh

Architect: Peddie & Washington Browne Magnificent Italian palazzo for an insurance company on Edinburgh’s Prince’s Street. With its strong ground floor rustication, and magnifent first floor window surrounds, this was a fantastic exercise...

25 February 2011

1873 – Design for Edinburgh Cathedral

Architect: George Edmund Street Perspective view of unsuccessful design for Edinburgh Cathedral – the commission was won by George Gilbert Scott. Published in The Architect, January 11th 1873.

18 February 2011

1873 – Design for Edinburgh Cathedral

Architect: William Burges Perspective view of unsuccessful design for Edinburgh Cathedral – the commission was won by George Gilbert Scott. Published in The Architect, February 15th 1873.

18 June 2010

1900 – Larkfield House, Trinity, Edinburgh, Scotland

Architect: Hippolyte J. Blanc Perspective View with Plans as published in The Building News, August 17th 1900.

03 December 2009

1890 – International Exhibition of Industry Science & Art, Edinburgh

Architect: Charles C. Lindsay

02 September 2009

2004 – Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

Architect: EMBT/RMJM

02 September 2009

1956 – National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Architect: Reginald Fairlie Located on George IV Bridge in Edinburgh is the main building of the National Library of Scotland, Scotland’s only copyright deposit library. A pre-war design, the foundations were laid and...

02 September 2009

1907 – Burtons Department Store, Edinburgh

Architect: Sir John James Burnet Scotland’s first steel framed building, this is a fine corner building originally built as a department store for Burtons. It is still in use as commercial premises but...

02 September 2009

1901 – Standard Life Assurance, Edinburgh

Architect: J.M. Dick Peddie Elegant corner building which is now part of a larger office campus for Standard Life Assurance. Quite austere but for the decorative frieze under the cornice and the overly...