WAD 2014

MONDAY 28 JULY 2014

SEARCH   
 
 
World Architecture Day 2014
 
World Architecture Day 2014
Previous Next
 
Air Traffic Control Tower, Edinburgh Airport, Edinburgh, United Kingdom 
Friday 29 Jul 2005
 
Reaching for the Skies 
 
REID architecture 
 
Your comments on this project

No. of Comments: 0

Add comments | More comments

Be the first to comment
 

REID architecture's iconic tower for the UK's fastest growing airport nears completion 

The 57m high tower is located landside on a main access road and demanded both an iconic and secure design. To meet the constraints of the tight, compact site and security issues, REID architecture has combined the base building with the tower. This has led to a much stronger form visually; a very low site take with minimum footprint; and an enhanced structural integrity in an economic building. The circular plate is an extremely efficient plan form, which creates the maximum floor area requiring the minimum amount of wall cladding. The tower is due to be operational later this year.

Key Facts

Status On Site
Value 16(m€)
3DReid
www.3dreid.com

More projects by this architect

The Véo

The Church Site

Skyhub Project, Glasgow Airport

Farnborough Airport terminal & operations building

Irk Valley regeneration

Three Quays

Antigua Airport

Newcastle International Airport

Latest Jobs in Edinburgh

Architectural Assistants / Architects / Senior Architects

 
ECOWAN