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Leith Fort, Edinburgh

Clever interpretation of traditional housing

Leith Fort, Edinburgh.
Leith Fort, Edinburgh. Credit: Gillian Hayes

Collective Architecture & Malcolm Fraser Architects for Port of Leith Housing Association / City of Edinburgh Council

Contract value: £11.6m

GIA: 225m2

Cost per m2: £1,001

This project is a clever interpretation of traditional Edinburgh Colony Housing for a modern development. The architect’s excellent realisation of the masterplan has created a cohesive and well-built scheme with a strong sense of place. Materials and detailing on the buildings are excellent.

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