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Fettes College in Edinburgh

The new Spens Building at Fettes College in Edinburgh successfully integrates modern architecture within a historic setting. The £18m project faced several challenges nestled between the school’s A-listed buildings and it was essential that the palette of materials was sympathetic in order to achieve approval and planning consent from Historic Environment Scotland and the local authority.

Lang+Fulton supplied the external walkway which provides a link between the new classroom block, Art studios and Music school and existing buildings. AntiVertigo panels were chosen for the flooring – a non-transparent elevated bridge with self-draining and anti-slip properties.

Product: Anti-Vertigo
Architect: Page\Park
Scottish Design Awards – Education Category – 2017