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RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award 2019
Nucleus Archive Facility Building: RIAS Award for Architecture – Scottish Built Environment Prize
26 Sep 2019
RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Shortlist
Shortlist for Scotland’s Best Building Award
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) announced a shortlist of 7 projects for its celebrated RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award.
Below are links to videos for each of the projects, listed alphabetically:
The Black House, Isle of Skye (contract value not for publication)
Dualchas Architects Ltd for a Private Client
Collective on Calton Hill, Edinburgh (£4 m)
Collective Architecture for City of Edinburgh Council and Collective
The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience, Craigellachie (£140 m)
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners for Edrington
Mackintosh at the Willow, Glasgow (contract value not for publication)
Simpson & Brown for Willow Tea Rooms Trust
Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service – The Jack Copland Centre, Edinburgh (£30 m)
Reiach and Hall Architects for Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service
Tollcross Housing Association Offices, Glasgow (£2.92 m)
Elder and Cannon Architects for Tollcross Housing Association
V&A Dundee (£80.1 m)
Kengo Kuma & Associates with PiM.studio Architects and James F Stephen Architects for Dundee City Council
Shorter Social Media Clips for these projects can be found here.
Videos by Basharat Khan @ Bash Art Creative with the exception of the long Macallan Distillery video which is courtesy of the Macallan Distillery.
The winner will be announced live at a dinner at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh on 4th October by Aileen Campbell, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government and the Doolan family.
31 July 2019
RIAS Andrew Doolan Award for Architecture 2019
RIAS Announces Shortlist for Scotland’s Best Building
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has announced a shortlist of 7 projects for its celebrated RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award. These are:
Judging will take place at the end of September against a range of criteria, including architectural integrity; usability and context; delivery and execution; and sustainability. This year’s judges are Prof. Sadie Morgan, dRMM (Chair), Henry McKeown, jm architects and Prof. Mona Siddiqui OBE Hon FRIAS.
In 2018 the Doolan was awarded to Nucleus, The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Caithness Archive designed by Reiach and Hall.
The RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award was founded in 2002 by architect and entrepreneur, the late Andrew Doolan. Andrew determined that this award would be the richest in the UK and that it should go to the best building in Scotland each year. The Award is now jointly funded by the Scottish Government and the Doolan Family.
The winner of this year’s RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award will receive a gold medal cast by internationally renowned Scottish Goldsmith, James Brent Ward and a cheque for £10,000.
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) was founded in 1916. With over 5,200 members, the Incorporation is the professional body for all of Scotland’s chartered architects.
RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award 2019 images / information from RIAS
Previously on e-architect:
RIAS Andrew Doolan Award for Architecture 2018
RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award Winners
RIAS Andrew Doolan Award for Architecture 2016
West Burn Lane, St Andrews
photo © Keith Hunter
RIAS Andrew Doolan Award for Architecture 2015
WASPS South Block, Glasgow
Design: NORD Architecture
photograph : Dapple Photography
WASPS South Block
Maggie’s Gartnavel, Glasgow
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