Auld Reekie's new village
Richard Murphy Architects has completed the 'Dublin Colonies', a £1.6 million housing project for the Burrell Company and EDI in Edinburgh's New Town. The development consists of six two-storey houses and 22 flats arranged to echo the footprint of the buildings which previously occupied the site. This layout is thought to predate the New Town's construction, and by adopting it in the new development the architect sought to create the spirit of an organically planned village - the ...
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