ARCHITECT WANTED FOR £1.5M EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY

ARCHITECT WANTED FOR £1.5M EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY

26 January 2016

AN ARCHITECT IS SOUGHT TO DEVELOP AN ARCHIVE CENTRE FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

The new facility will be housed in an existing university warehouse, creating a collections facility 800m² in size.

According to the contract notice: ‘Two of the university occupied sections of the building currently house a range of university collections which include books, journals, archives, manuscripts and letters, heritage collections, ancient musical instruments, artworks and museum objects. These units also accommodate staff offices and a conservation studio.

 

The document continued: ‘The existing building is constructed of a steel portal frame, with block work walls and insulated profiled metal cladding located beneath a double pitched insulated profiled metal clad roof. Externally the building is surrounded by grassed areas within security fencing to the North and West sides, and a secure car parking to the South and East sides.’

 

Winning architect team set to be announced on 25th March with the contract set to be worth around £120,000 or 8% of the project total.

 

Deadline for Entrants is 5th February 12 noon

 

Please view the contract notice for further details and contact details for the job are as follows

 

Gordon Whittaker

University of Edinburgh

Charles Stewart House

9-16 Chambers Street

Edinburgh

EH1 1HT

 

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