Old Printworks Student Accomodation

Bernard Terrace, Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's Southside Conservation Area the six storey front block, with 3 and 4 storey wings to the rear incorporating green roofs, the 'in-between' spaces were laid out as private courtyards.  These quite south facing courtyard gardens incorporated seating integrated into the brick planters.   The planting comprises of multi-stemmed shrubs and small trees, set amongst herbaceous planting beds edged with clipped box hedging.  The planting scheme includes flowering, scented shrubs with foliage interest and multi-stemmed trees with bark interest including Tibetan cherry and Himalayan birch trees


Architect jm architects

Completed September 2017

landscape architect Glasgow


MBLA design Ltd.