JAMES GOWANS FLAT

The brief was to bring a large garden flat in a fine Victorian house up to African or Italian levels of thermal comfort and to make it a delightful home for the clients, their family and friends. 

Edinburgh

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The brief was to bring a large garden flat in a fine Victorian house up to African or Italian levels of thermal comfort and to make it a delightful home for the clients, their family and friends. 

Geographical Spread

Among many other artefacts at Victoria Terrace, a map of Scotland has plotted completed projects over the years.  The map is not exhaustive, but still travels to Highlands and islands.  Interestingly, when looking at the furthest to the North and South BTA have ventured (on this map), both projects venture back to the Neolithic Period. Skaill House at Skara Brae, …

Edinburgh World Heritage Energy

An illustration summarising a study led by BTA for The Edinburgh World Heritage Trust, illustrated by the Union of Genius, a famous café and part of a tenement block.   The conclusion is that it is possible to reduce the carbon footprint of existing buildings, but it is difficult.  ‘Dynamic Simulation Modelling’ by Harley Haddow suggested that energy expenditure costed …