Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Murchison House

Light-filled and Comfortable Spaces

Murchison House has faced a profound refurbishment, giving the University of Edinburgh a stunning new purpose-designed venue on its King's Buildings Campus. 

Reconfigured to provide light-filled and comfortable spaces for students and staff to work, relax and study, architects Reiach & Hall turned to Knauf Ceiling Solutions HERADESIGN® Fine to create a first-in-class acoustic solution in line with the university's modern design. 

The project has involved a complete refurbishment of all five floors within Murchison House. In addition to housing essential support services, IT, and an open-plan teaching hub, the converted building now enjoys a bustling café and student-focused study areas.

Project Facts

  • Architect: Reiach & Hall
  • Client: University of Edinburgh
  • Photography Copyright: © Alan McAteer

Project Information

  • Sector: Education
  • Room Type: Café / Meeting room
  • Materials: Wood Wool

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