NT3271 : Student accommodation, Queen Margaret's University

taken 10 years ago, near to Newcraighall, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Student accommodation, Queen Margaret's University
Student accommodation, Queen Margaret's University
Newly built campus for Queen Margaret University, the first new university campus in Scotland in forty years. Sustainability has been very important in the design. Buildings gave been designed with natural a ventilation strategy and provide good access to natural daylight. Concrete has been used for heating / cooling purposes and energy consumption and heat generation have been reduced through the use of ‘thin client’ technology. Carbon emissions have been reduced by 75% using a biomass heating system and rainwater is harvested in a SUDS pond.

Students are accommodated in this 'student village'.
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NT3271, 55 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 8 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 13 February, 2008
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University   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 325 715 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.9518N 3:4.8801W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 325 716
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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