Great Junction Street

EMA Architecture + Design Ltd

The concept took cognisance of the 'statement of urban design principles' produced by the council in 2003. The new design challenged the brief and proposed a new 5 storey building in line with adjacent buildings on the street. The upper floor is set back to reflect the roofscape of Great Junction Street. The proposal aimed to draw from the principles of tenement design along the street by respecting the verticality of the adjacent buildings. The design also respects the vertical window pattern of the tenements and is constructed of high quality materials such as natural stone and zinc.

Location

72-92 Great Junction Street
EDINBURGH EH6 5LL
United Kingdom

Contact

Craig Main
Director
info@ema-architects.co.uk

Client

Port of Leith Housing Association

Completed

November 2013

Size

1720sqm

Categories

  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • Retail
  • Sustainability