Arcadia Nursery, Edinburgh

Client: University of Edinburgh

Architects: Malcolm Fraser Architects

Contractor: Mansell Plc

Lead Consultant: Richard Mackenzie

Arcadia Nursery has three playrooms linked together by a single-storey building, with a large roof light offering views up to the tree canopy. A first floor area contains offices, staff and family rooms. Each of the playrooms opens out to a covered terrace.

RMP provided full acoustic services for the new nursery building that has been constructed using a combination of Cross Laminate timber and Lignatur flooring units to meet the requirements of BB93 and Hea 05 of BREEAM The nursery which was designed to help develop children’s confidence, independence and creativity was winner of the RIBA award for Scotland 2015, and RIAS award 2015

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