ARCHITECTURE: Low Cost Project Schemes Under 200k

Garden Room Extension, Eskbank, Midlothian

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This Victorian villa in Eskbank, Midlothian, was in good condition, with a mature rear garden, however the main public rooms were at the front. The property had an original one storey extension at the rear, which housed a kitchen, numerous pantries and a conservatory – all on different levels. The client purchased the property and engaged Capital A to design a space which would take advantage of the beautiful rear garden and also be a hub for family life, with […]

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Leverton Street

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This beautiful grade ii listed terrace house was in need some real TLC.  It had been altered and extended in the past, and when we found it, it was in a rather sorrowful state. We were tasked with bringing out the best of the house, reinvigorating its charm and reimagining the annexes at the rear. We had previously worked with the same client to extend their holiday home, so it was fantastic to carry on that relationship in a completely […]

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Taigh Bainne

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On the Isle of Eriskay, a two-celled stone ruin situated on a spectacular promontory, overlooking the Princes Beach, was a favourite for onlookers to photograph.  It is thought that this structure was once a small home before becoming a small dairy (hence the name – Taigh Bainne – the Dairy).  What was clear, however, was that numerous adaptations had been made over time to the building.  Having travelled the Outer Hebrides, the client paused at this stone ruin to take […]

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Sanctuary Room and Courtyard, East Lothian Community Hospital

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The Sanctuary Room and Courtyard is a whole-environment Commission for East Lothian Community Hospital, Haddington by Artist / Designer Lindsay Perth. For this Commission, Perth was responsible for the design and production of all elements of the interior room and external seating in the courtyard with plant and path design. Perth’s design concepts were biophilic, with her focus on creating empathetic healing spaces that embrace a human-nature connection and reference natural processes through colour, design, materials and provide a sense […]

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Leamington Terrace

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The property is set within a row of two storey Victorian terraced houses and had previously been subdivided into 2 flats and was in poor repair. Our project returned the property into one large family home, restoring the property to its former glory whilst also extending and reconfiguring to create new flexible spaces, more suited to contemporary life. Within the existing property, we reinstated the original stair and lobby whilst adapting and extending to the rear of the house.  The […]

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