Dawyck Visitor centre

Sustainable buildings

Dawyck Visitor Centre

Opened in 2008, an information centre, shop and café built with sustainability principles at the heart of the design, heated by a biomass boiler and with a green living roof to provide additional habitat, insulation and rainwater absorption.

Logan Cottage

Solar photovoltaic panels are installed on one of the cottages at Logan Botanic Garden. They generated approximately 4,000kWh of energy in 2016 which feeds in to the national grid.

Solar panels on cottage at Logan

Edinburgh Botanic Cottage

A centre for learning and community engagement originally built in 1766 and reconstructed in the Edinburgh Garden with traditional building techniques using the original stone, recycled wood floors, and solar PVs to provide light and heating.