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Solar-powered Murphy House is one of Edinburgh’s most adaptable and sustainable homes

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 19, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Mar 18, 2016

Inspired by Carlo Scarpa and Reitveld’s Schroder House, the Murphy House is remarkable not only for its customized details as an architect’s self-designed house, but also for its controversial contemporary appearance in the notoriously restrictive planning environment of Edinburgh’s New Town World Heritage Site. Richard Murphy even managed to win approval despite a recommendation to refuse planning permission and succeeded to build, as the Urban Realm puts it, “one of the city’s most adaptable...






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