Engine Yard, Edinburgh
Engine Yard is a development of 377 apartments, duplexes and penthouses on the site of Edinburgh’s historic tram depot in 1898. These stylish, welcoming homes, designed to maximise space and light. Most have dual aspect windows making each property light and airy. Many have feature balconies and terraces and those on the upper floors have great views over the City and Countryside.
The design and development of Engine Yard reflects a strong sense of history. You can see remnants of the old cities cable tramway. The Engine Yard is destination venue, for leisure as well as residential with a fully equipped fitness centre on site for all residents.
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The brief from Places for People was to create a high end, modern but minimalistic design for the penthouse to attract the younger market.
Having wanting something ‘modern’, Places still wanted key features around the property to symbolise the history. This was portrayed through the artwork, the reception occasional table, and pieces of dressing out.
The chosen colour scheme was stemmed from the Engine Yard brochure, using an array of bright, clashing colours. All dressing out items were carefully selected so the target market can really visualise themselves living there.
My favourite room was the kitchen/living room. I find that the bright colours used on the upholstery is very inviting in the light, spacious area
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