OMNI Development and The Glasshouse, Edinburgh
- Commercial Development of the Year - Scottish Property Awards 2010
AMA won the international competition for the last gap site in Edinburgh's East end in 1998. Our detailed urban analysis of the site generated two distinct buildings comprising the leisure building called ‘Omni’ and a flagship office building, called ‘Calton Square’.
Allan Murray Architects developed the designs of both buildings up to Planning and developed and implemented the design of Calton Square. The Parr Partnership were the implementation architects for the Omni Development. The "Omni" leisure building includes the Warner Village 12 screen multiplex cinema, a five-star hotel, health + fitness clubs and various bars.
The Glasshouse Hotel was voted one of 50 best hotels in the world by Conde Nast in 2006.
Client - Pillar Projects, Parlison Properties Ltd
Contractor - Sir Robert McAlpine