ARCHITECTURE: Education Building or Project

Alyth Primary School

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jmarchitects were commissioned by Hub East Central to prepare designs for a new Primary School for the Town. We acted as lead design consultant for Perth & Kinross Council and latterly Marshall Construction, the Main Contractor. The project has included the design of a decant plan for the primary school, nursery and community facilities, consolidating the site functions into part of the existing Junior High School, the demolition of various extensions to the original circa 1850 Victorian School to its […]

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Arcadia at Easter Bush

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The building is orientated around a central ‘plaza’ space, providing a large flexible space in the heart of the building, this optimises supervision and reduces the need for internal corridors. This large central space acts as a focal point for the whole Nursery, helping promote the notion of community and identity. The buildings design optimises the fantastic rural setting of the Nursery, the principal rooms are orientated towards the rolling fields and mature tree belt to the south, the fields […]

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Northumbria University Architecture Building

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Page\Park have just completed a new home for the Architecture and Built Environment Department at Northumbria University. Located within the Grade II listed Sutherland Building, the project provides much needed studio and teaching space over two levels in a courtyard extension. The new addition transforms the former service courtyard to the rear of the building into a new civic space on the campus.

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Boroughmuir High School

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The client brief asked for an ‘exemplar’ of school design both inspirational and innovative.  The site was a tight, sloping, inner-city brownfield site that had previously been a brewery.  Our innovative approach created a highly identifiable civic image of the school within an efficient and compact building whilst also delivering exciting and creative learning spaces.  Central  to the building’s organisation is the communal atrium space – the ’heart’ that gives the school a strong sense of identity and organises the […]

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Bayes Centre

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The Bayes Centre is a new world-class research, learning and business centre for the University of Edinburgh bringing together academics and students working in data technology, design informatics, maths and robotics with start-up / spin-out companies and industrial collaborators. It is a building worthy of Edinburgh’s reputation and leadership in these fields. The Bayes Centre marks the final phase of the Potterrow Development following the completion of the Informatics Forum and Dugald Stewart Building also by Bennetts Associates. The new […]

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Broomlands Primary School

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Stallan-Brand have developed a new generation school design for the Scottish Borders Council inspired by Education Scotland’s continuously evolving Curriculum for Excellence which places increased emphasis on external learning and external classroom provision.  Broomlands Primary School takes full advantage of its spectacular landscape setting with a design that quite literally reaches out to embrace the surrounding green space and woodland. The design has been driven by local influence and vernacular architecture. The form of the roof was inspired by the […]

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