Category Archives: Projects


It was January 2021 when we became involved in the technical stages and delivery of this design that architect Andrew Shaw had achieved Planning permission for in Edinburgh. Fascinatingly he integrated innovative bio-receptive panels that were designed by Prof. Marcos Cruz at the Bartlett's Bio-ID studio. They retain water, collect seeds and plant life, to[...]


Our clients for this project came to us to help them improve their existing stone terraced family home in the Southside of Edinburgh. A new kitchen and dining space and zinc clad extension to the rear opens up to the garden, improving the flow of the spaces. Sensitively re-configured openings, retention of the existing (previously[…]


A lower stone villa in Edinburgh’s Prestonfield suburb was in need of remodelling for a family. By removing the small single storey brick utility to the rear and utilising an existing window to access the new extension, minimal disruption was made to the original fabric. The project is currently on site with the client carrying[…]

Seaward extension Portobello

With spectacular views across the North Sea, this traditional stone built terraced house in Portobello required remodelling to improve the layout. Proposed is a new single storey extension to the rear with spa and terrace and attic extension to the second floor, together with a reconfiguration of the internal spaces. This project is now at[…]

Four Houses in West Lothian

A brownfield site complete with dilapidated farm buildings. Surely this is the ideal site for new housing – reuse of land that is an eyesore and a hazard, sustainable credentials, beauty replacing rot. But there are few things that are straight forward. A lot of work went into the Planning Application to put forward the[…]