Award-winning architecture practice Bennetts Associates has completed the Bayes Centre, a pivotal piece of the University of Edinburgh’s estate set to transform Edinburgh city centre.
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Recognised as the capital of Scotland since at least the 15th century, the city is home to the Scottish Parliament and the seat of the monarchy in Scotland. Historically part of Midlothian, the city has long been a centre of education, particularly in the fields of medicine, Scots law, literature, the sciences and engineering.
It is the second largest financial centre in the United Kingdom and the city’s historical and cultural attractions have made it the United Kingdom’s second most popular tourist destination, attracting over one million overseas visitors each year.
Major works to visit include the stunning new Scottish galleries at the National by Glasgow’s Hoskins Architects. The new galleries in the heart of the city centre, showcase the very best historic art. Discover the contemporary and fresh new spaces.
Finally, take a look at the University’s Health and Wellbeing Centre by Page\Park Architects. It brings together the institution’s previously disconnected Counselling and Disability services, Pharmacy and Health Centre, in a now fully accessible facility.
The facility is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of mental and physical health issues, both clinically and holistically. The Centre has become a beacon for the promotion student and staff well-being.