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Roslin Innovation Centre, The University of Edinburgh

  • Construction
  • ClientThe University of Edinburgh
  • Value£20,000,000
  • Duration85 Weeks
  • Architect Atkins
Roslin Innovation Centre, The University of Edinburgh

Construction of a complex educational and research facility delivered in an extremely restricted site in the middle of the Easter Bush campus.

Facilities include a basement, three-storey quadrant, and ellipse shaped building linked by an atrium corridor. As well as, specialised laboratories with two hundred and eighty-five workstations, and shared support areas including tissue culture rooms, incubator space, cold rooms and changing facilities.

Adjacent to the laboratories, office facilities provide meeting rooms and interactive space for over four hundred scientists and academics.

The building brings together the university’s research and enterprise activities into a vibrant interactive core at the heart of the campus.

The iconic building is a reinforced concrete structure clad with zinc, Stanton Moor sandstone, living wall and glazing systems.

All mechanical plant and equipment is hidden from view on the roof by architectural louvres.



Considerate Constructors Scheme 2017 National Site Award Bronze for The University of Edinburgh Roslin Innovation Centre