Further 141 Student Beds Proposed for Edinburgh
A planning application has been submitted to City of Edinburgh Council by Kenneth Reid Architects on behalf of clients 83S Ltd.
The propose development comprises of 141 student beds on Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh, replacing two listed cottages, the last remains of the former hamlet of Nether Liberton, which will be demolished
The scheme is designed around a central courtyard the accommodation of colour and varying surface treatments to aid navigation and inject visual interest with unspecified materials of the ‘highest quality’.
In a design statement the architects noted: The building is interesting to look at and to move around inside with key focal points expressed in all facades, the principal entrance is off one of the key courtyards.