ARCHITECTURE: Future Building or Project

Angel Gardens

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Angel Gardens is a residential-led mixed-use development, located on the northern fringe of Manchester City Centre. It comprises 466 residential apartments with associated resident amenity space and is currently under construction. Our aspiration was to create a new neighbourhood; an urban residential ‘village’ that would generate and connect public spaces, generating a vibrant residential and commercial environment.  Through an extensive process of design, modelling and testing, a variety of options were considered in order to establish a refined and considered […]

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Western Harbour

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7N Architects and Rankin Fraser Landscape Architecture’s proposals for Western Harbour in the Port of Leith will transform empty reclaimed land into a vibrant waterfront community.  A New Neighbourhood Delivered in a single stroke, the new neighbourhood will create a vibrant community from the ground up and reinvigorate the waterfront with a diverse combination of residential and mixed use spaces. A new park, one of the largest delivered in Edinburgh for over a century, will form the heart of the […]

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Thistle Garden Rooms, Edinburgh

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A new-build community-centred building in the heart of Craigmillar, Edinburgh, on behalf of Thistle, the leading Edinburgh based health and wellbeing charity. The new building will replace the existing single-storey Garden Suite which was built in the 1950s and which currently provides a venue for a number of courses and classes including Tai Chi and indoor curling for people living with disabilities and long-term health conditions such as MS, hypertension, diabetes and depression. This building is no longer fit for […]

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DundasHill Masterplan and Landscape Framework

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The regeneration of DundasHill by Scottish Canals and Bigg Regeneration promotes a sustainable approach to the future transformation of the former Diagio distillery site through the commissioning of a development masterplan and the advance implementation of a landscape infrastructure framework. Taken together the masterplan and landscape framework will structure the future development of up to 620 homes, embedding the creation of distinctive places and a resilient landscape at the heart of the new neighbourhood.   The masterplanning exercise involved rigorous examination of […]

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The Yard, Dundee

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An outdoor – indoor inclusive adventure play centre for disabled children and young people, their friends, and their families, The Yard Dundee will be designed as an enabling environment for all who use it. The Yard is an award-winning charity running adventure play services for disabled children, young people and their families, offering the chance for creative adventurous indoor and outdoor play in a well-supported environment. The Yard strongly believes disabled children should be offered the same opportunities as their […]

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River Clyde Crossing, Clyde Waterfront and Renfrew Riverside

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The £90.7M Clyde Waterfront and Renfrew Riverside regeneration project includes the construction of an aspirational ‘twin leaf’ opening bridge over the River Clyde. It will link the north and south banks of the River, between the towns of Renfrew, Clydebank and Yoker, a approximately five miles west of Glasgow City Centre. The bridge will accommodate vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists, as well as maintaining safe passage for commercial and leisure shipping along the River. The crossing will create an important connection […]

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