Dropping a New Design into an Old Building

Combining contemporary design with historic buildings can breathe new life into tired structures.

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Finding a Builder in Edinburgh

Its getting harder to find builders in Edinburgh.

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Best Contemporary Architecture Design Firm Scotland 2017

Build Magazine have awarded Capital A the Best Contemporary Architecture Design Firm - Scotland 2017 and also the Best UK Contemporary House Extension 2017.


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The 100 Best Homes in Scotland

A recent project by Capital A has been included in the 100 best ‘one off’ houses or housing developments in Scotland since 2000. This exhibition was organised by the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland as part of the 2017 Festival of Architecture.


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An Architect in Edinburgh

Capital A has spent the past nine years building up a reputation for designing modern interiors and contemporary house extensions.

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Breathing New Life


Contemporary Modern Extension Edinburgh New Town

I love working in Edinburgh, the mix of buildings is unlike anywhere else in the UK. Medieval, Georgian, 19th and 20th Century neighbourhood, each with their own unique character.

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In Keeping

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Few requests annoy me more than being asked to ensure my designs be ‘in keeping’ with their surroundings.

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Good Neighbours

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Building extensions to peoples homes can be a difficult and stressful process,

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We Have A Winner

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Capital A Just Won Its First Award.

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Stepping Down as ECAN Chairman

I have been chairman of ECAN for two years, its been fun but time for a change.

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Contemporary House Extension, Corstorphine, Edinburgh

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I am really pleased with how this project turned out.

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Open Plan Living Space Today

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Modern life is changing how we use our homes, Architecture needs to catch up.

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New Edinburgh Office

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Capital A have a new office in Edinburgh New Town

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Contemporary Luxury Bathroom, Edinburgh New Town

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I don't often get the opportunity to do interior design.

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Edinburgh Chartered Architects Network

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Being a sole practitioner can be very isolating.

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What Are We Protecting?

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Some Architects think more government regulation is the answer. I disagree.

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Modern Architecture with a Minimalist Price Tag

This is one of my favourite project, it shows that even with a modest budget, great things are possible. 3d drawings of contemporary and modern garden room edinburgh architect

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Another One Storey Wrap Around Extension in South Queensferry

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Contemporary Design and the Planning Department

Can you get planning permission for contemporary projects in Edinburgh? Yes, You can! Contemporary Garage Conversion Edinburgh

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