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Winner: Conservation & Regeneration Award

Edinburgh Architectural Association Awards 2022.
Winner: Conservation & Regeneration Award (Simpson & Brown)

Parabola purchased the old Binns/House of Fraser building in 2017. Simpson & Brown were appointed to look at conserving the building. Through a combination of careful conservation and new interventions, the building was transformed. The building has a diverse use and now boasts a new rooftop terrace and bonded warehouse in the basement.

Parabola’s regeneration of the building has resulted in a landmark new use as the Johnnie Walker building and preserves it for the future by enriching the story of the ever-changing Princes Street.

Photo: Laurence Winram

Pure Offices, 4-5 Lochside Way
Edinburgh Park EH12 9DT

Newcastle upon Tyne
Central Square, Forth Street,
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3PJ

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