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2 Caiystane View
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29.09.13 (12.00 - 15.30)
2 Caiystane View, Fairmilehead EH10 6SQ

A large 1959 home that has been retrofitted with renewable technologies that reflect the owner's desire to protect the natural environment. After seeing how effective the solar water heating system was the owner decided to install solar photo voltalics and a wood-burning stove.

www.greenhomesnetwork.org.uk 

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5 Belford Place
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28.09.13 - 29.09.13 (11.00-15.00)
5 Belford Place EH4 3DH
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A contemporary, copper clad, garden room extension formed by architect Lorn Macneal to his family home.


Architect: Lorn Macneal
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6 Broughton Place
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28.09.13 (11.00 - 17.00)
6 Broughton Place EH1 3RX

A townhouse built in 1809 that fell out of residential use becoming a warehouse and store for a William Ingram in 1901.The current owners have returned it to its original use and have been restoring it since 2011 using traditional and salvaged materials and local crafts-folk where possible.


Building Date: 1809

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62 Montgomery Street (Flats 8 & 9)
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29.09.13 (13.00-16.00)
62 Montgomery Street EH7 5JA

Two traditional 19th century tenement flats which have been transformed into unusual duplex apartments provide a fascinating insight into ver y different treatments of an identical physical space.While externally the conversions are identical with French windows overlooking Calton Hill, internally, the treatment of the spaces is very different, based on the tastes and use requirements of both clients. The loft conversions are unusual in the architectural detailing and high specification.

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Aberdeen Asset Managers Ltd
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28.09.13 (10.00-16.00)
40 Princes Street, Edinburgh,  EH2 2BY
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A modern office development with spectacular views to the
South from the 6th and 7th floors it contains a fine collection of Victorian and contemporary Scottish art. Prospective visitors should apply by email to david.watt@aberdeen-asset.com and will be allocated a time. Unfortunately, speculative callers
cannot be accommodated and no
photography is permitted.
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ACE IT (Computer Training)
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28.09.13 (10.00-14.00)
115 George Street, Edinburgh,  EH2 4JN

The building was A listed in January 1966 and described as the grandest surviving original domestic façade on George Street. It was built by James Nisbet, circa 1790, for his own use. There were subsequent alterations to the ground floor by Knox and Hutton in 1883 but in 1978-80 the ground floor was reinstated by Covell Matthews Partnership to as near as possible the original design.

www.aceit.org.uk


Architect: James Nisbet
Building Date: c. 1790

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Advocates Library
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28.09.13 (10.00-16.00)
Within Supreme Courts EH1 1RF

The Advocates Library is the private library of the Faculty of Advocates, a working law library also acting as the national law library and making its collections available to the public via the National Library of Scotland. The present library was designed by William Playfair and opened in 1833. Access will be via a limited number of tours of the library, with booking on arrival. An exhibition of some of the library’s collection will be on view in Parliament Hall.


Architect: William Playfair
Building Date: 1833

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Alien Rock
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28.09.13 - 29.09.13 (10.00-19.00)
8 Pier Place, Granton, Edinburgh,  EH6 4LP
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Built in 1852 as the Old Newhaven Free Church to serve the fishing community. Tower and spire added in 1882. Given a new lease of life in April 1994 and turned into Scotland’s first dedicated indoor climbing wall. Free 15min taster sessions running from 3pm till 7pm on Saturday and Sunday. Maximum of 2 people per session, minimum age of 5yrs old. Limited spaces, prebooking on the day advised.
www.alienrock.co.uk

Building Date: 19C

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Limited wheelchair access.

 

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Anatomy Museum & Lecture Theatre
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28.09.13 (10.00-16.00)
University of Edinburgh, Doorway 3, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh,  EH8 9AG
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This magnificent steeply-raked lecture theatre, based on that at Padua and still in use, was designed by Robert Rowand Anderson in 1877. The remnants of what was once a three-storey medical museum are now located on the top floor, where historical and contemporary material used by anatomy students is displayed. You will also find an elephant skeleton, a whale’s jawbone and a large collection of death masks of historical figures. 20-minute talks on the hour 11am-3pm.

www.icms.org.uk


Architect: Robert Rowand Anderson
Building Date: 1874

Lectures/talks, visual displays, stewards/volunteers at key points.

Assisted wheelchair access.

Image (c) www.scran.ac.uk

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Argyle House/ForestCentrePlus - ADULTS ONLY (18+)
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28.09.13 (08.00 - 14.00)
38 Castle Terrace EH3 9SJ

“Argyle House is a marvel of brutalist architecture: designed in 1967, it’s a bold architectural statement and an astonishing contrast with the backdrop of Castle Rock”. The collectively- run ForestCentrePlus occupies three floors of the office complex, offering a gallery, studios, writing rooms, artists’ facilities and workshop spaces. Open for exploration, gallery viewing and studio visits on Saturday, with a special poetry workshop and tour from 11am to 1pm.

www.theforest.org.uk


Building Date: 1967

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