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Aberdeen Architecture

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post updated 21 June 2023

Aberdeen Architecture Designs : links

Aberdeen Building News 2011

20 Dec 2011
Maggie’s Centre Aberdeen
Design: Snohetta Architects
Maggie's Aberdeen Architecture
picture from architects
Maggie’s Centre Aberdeen
Maggie’s Aberdeen takes a step closer to becoming a reality as initial design concepts are released to coincide with the planning application being submitted to Aberdeen City Council. The council will now spent 8-12 weeks deliberating over the design of the building at the Foresterhill site of the Royal Infirmary before coming to a decision on granting permission.

14 Mar
Aberdeen Sports Village
Aberdeen Sports Village
image © Ioana Marinescu
Aberdeen Sports Village design by Reiach and Hall Architects – building award.

17 Feb
Maggie’s Aberdeen
Norwegian architects Snøhetta set to design this latest Maggie’s Centre. The building is due to be located on the campus at Foresterhill Hospital. The Elizabeth Montgomerie Foundation and Maggie’s are involved in an ambitious fundraising campaign to raise £3m to build this latest Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre.

Aberdeen Architecture News Highlights 2010

6 Oct
Aberdeen University Library Building
Aberdeen University Library Building shl design
image from architecture studio
Aberdeen University Library building design by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

4 Oct
Justice Mill Lane
Justice Mill Lane Building
photo : Paul Zanre
Justice Mill Lane Building design by Richard Murphy Architects.

Aberdeen Architecture News – from 2009 + 2010 + 2011

Donald Trump Golf Links
Donald Trump Scottish Golf Resort
image from architect firm
Detailed Masterplan submitted for Donald Trump golf resort by Gareth Hoskins Architects

Union Terrace Gardens
Union Terrace Gardens
image from architecture practice
Robert Gordon University architecture graduates wade into the debate on Union Terrace Gardens

Suttie Centre Building
Suttie Centre Aberdeen
photo © Keith Hunter
Suttie Centre Aberdeen – building design by Bennetts Associates

Aberdeen Architecture News Highlights 2009

Aberdeen Art Gallery Redevelopment Study
Aberdeen Art Gallery interior
image from architect office
Gareth Hoskins Architects chosen to create a design study for Aberdeen Art Gallery building

Subsea 7 Campus Building
Subsea 7 Campus Aberdeen
photo © Keith Hunter
Subsea 7 Campus Development, Westhill design by Michael Gilmour Associates

Union Square Opens
Union Square Aberdeen
image from architect
Union Square building design by BDP

Esslemont Shop News Esslemont shop fit-out

Aberdeen Architecture News Highlights 2008

First Bus HQ Stewart Milne Construction wins contract to construct First Bus HQ

Donside urban village Planning approval for Tillydrone home development : Aberdeen housing

Triple Kirks News Stewart Milne Developments acquires derelict Triple Kirks from Esson Properties

Peacock Visual Arts
Peacock Visual Arts
image from architect
Scottish Government approve Aberdeen Contemporary Arts Centre

New Aberdeen stadium Report to be submitted : Aberdeen Football Stadium

Aberdeen Architecture – Building News from 2007

Aberdeen Buildings – Property News from 2006

Architecture Links:

Scott Sutherland School of Architecture

St Nicholas Kirk

Holiday Inn Aberdeen West

Aberdeen hotel

Location: Aberdeen, Northeast Scotland

Key Aberdeen Buildings

Granite City Architecture, chronological:

St Nicholas Kirk from 12thC
St Nicholas Kirk
photo © AW

West St Nicholas
Dates built: from 1741
Design: James Gibbs

East St Nicholas
Dates built: 1835-37
Design: Architect Simpson
St Nicholas Kirk Aberdeen
photo © Adrian Welch

Provost Ross’ House
Date built: 1593
Design: George Johnsone
Provost Ross' House
photo © AW

The Tolbooth – Aberdeen Museum of Civic History
Dates built: 1616-29 –

Mercat Cross
John Montgomery

Town & Country Buildings
1868 – 74
Design: Peddie Kinnear
Town & Country Buildings
photo © AW
Town & Country buildings in background. Other key architecture by Peddie Kinnear: Caledonian Hotel Edinburgh

King’s College
Date built: 1500 –
Design: Various Architects inc. John Smith & Robert Matheson

Provost Skene’s House
Date built: 1545
Design: Unknown
Provost Skene's House
photo © AW
Provost Skene’s House : Sir George Skene, merchant, served as Provost of Aberdeen 1676-85

Robert Gordon’s Hospital
Dates built: 1731; 1833
Design: John Smith
Robert Gordon's Aberdeen
photo © Adrian Welch
Now a school : Robert Gordon’s Aberdeen

Marischal College – Rebuilding 1891
Design: A. Marshall Mackenzie
Marischal College
photo © Adrian Welch
Marischal College : 2nd largest granite frontage in world after Escorial in Madrid, founded 1593

Aberdeen Art Gallery
A. Marshall Makenzie
Aberdeen Art Gallery
photo © Adrian Welch
This building has a beautiful atrium and a strong collection

His Majesty’s Theatre
Design: Frank Matcham
His Majesty's Theatre
photo © Adrian Welch
Building Extension + Renovation : see further down page

Cowdray Hall Building
Dates built: 1923-25
A. Marshall Makenzie & Son
Cowdray Hall Cowdray Hall Aberdeen
photos © AW

St Katharine’s Centre / The Lemon Tree
Jenkins & Marr
Modern Art Deco style architecture

St Nicholas House
Aberdeen City Architect’s Department
St Nicholas House
photo © David Welch
Sixties architecture due for demolition: St Nicholas House

John Lewis Store Building 1966 – 70
Covell Matthews Architects

Bon Accord Centre Building
Jenkins & Marr
Bon Accord Centre
photo © Tony Freeman
Bon Accord Centre – urban retail architecture

Maritime Museum, Shiprow
1996/97: architecture redevelopment
Aberdeen City Council Architect’s Department
includes 16th c Provost Ross House & 19th c Trinity Congregational Church

Faculty of Management & Design Library – RGIT Faculty of Management
Foster & Partners
Faculty of Management & Design Library
photo © Adrian Welch
£18m building for Robert Gordon University features a dramatic curved steel roof

Scott Sutherland School of Architecture – Tower Building, Robert Gordon University –
Dixon.Jones Architects
Robert Gordon University
photo © Adrian Welch
Postmodern architecture influence from Aldo Rossi and local Castles

Aberdeen City Centre Masterplan – Bon Accord Centre, St Nicholas Centre + St Nicholas House
Aberdeen City Council Masterplan
Aberdeen Regeneration: image from HOK Architects
Masterplan for £200m development aimed at regenerating Aberdeen city centre Aberdeen Masterplan

His Majesty’s Theatre – Building Extension
Aberdeen City Council Architects
Aberdeen Theatre building
building image © Adrian Welch
Aberdeen Theatre building

Aberdeen Harbour Masters’ Tower
SMC Parr Architects
Aberdeen Harbour Masters' Tower
photo © AW
Marine Operations Centre : Aberdeen Harbour

More Aberdeen Building images online soon

Don’t Miss The interior of the Art Gallery – simply beautiful

Footdee Houses ; Gray’s School of Art; Aberdeen Housing
Footdee Houses Gray's School of Art Aberdeen Housing
photos from 2006 © AW

Aberdeen Buildings – Photos

Aberdeen Harbour Robert Gordons Aberdeem Harbour Masters
Docks; Robert Gordon’s entry; Aberdeem Harbour Masters Marischal College

Marischal College Aberdeen
photo © AW

Scottish Tour

Millbank Development, Aberdeenshire –
Eric Parry Architects

Chevron House, Hill of Rubislaw
Architects SMC Jenkins & Marr
New Upstream European HQ Building for Chevron Upstream Europe – 110,000 sqft

Aberdeen City Centre Regeneration

Aberdeen Hotel Buildings

Key Buildings near Aberdeen:

Dunnottar Castle
Dunnottar Castle
photo © Adrian Welch

Crathes Castle
Crathes Castle Crathes Castle Banchory Crathes Castle Building
photos © Adrian Welch

Buildings / photos for the Aberdeen Architecture page welcome