Scottish Building News, 2008, Projects, Property Images, Links, Architects, Photos

Scottish Architecture News in 2008

Architecture Developments in Scotland

Scottish Architecture News 2008

Scottish Architecture News – Dec 2008

RIBA President Becomes Honorary Fellow of RIAS
Sunand Prasad
image from RIAS
Sunand Prasad, President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), has been awarded a RIAS Honorary Fellowship

Learning Disabilities Centre
Learning Disabilities Centre
image from architects
macmon architects’ Livingston Learning Disabilities Centre wins planning permission

Treasured Places Exhibition
Treasured Places: Creative Connections tours the country

Scottish Architecture News – Nov 2008

Housesteads Roman Fort
Housesteads Roman Fort
photo © English Heritage Photo Library
Scotland’s Gareth Hoskins Architects selected by National Trust + English Heritage to deliver major reworking of visitor experience & facilities at Hadrian’s Wall: Housesteads Roman Fort 261108

Traditional Buildings Conference
Historic Scotland conference 26 Nov at The Hub, Edinburgh:
Traditional Buildings Energy Efficiency

New Lanark Garden
New Lanark Garden
picture : Allan Pollock-Morris
New Lanark roof garden by Viridarium

Saltire Awards Winners
Saltire Society Housing Design Awards

Donald Trump Resort Approval
Donald Trump granted permission today by the Scottish government to build a golf resort on a site of special scientific interest with architecture that according to A+DS will “devalue the Scottish architectural tradition”: Donald Trump Golf Resort

Best Building in Scotland
Andrew Doolan Award for Architecture

Scottish Architecture News – Oct 2008

Donaldsons College
Donaldsons College
photo : Andrew Lee
Completion Photos 30 Oct 2008 of jmarchitects’ Donaldsons College : Scotland’s National School for Deaf, Speech and Language Impaired Young People

Craigievar Castle News
One of the North-East’s most beautiful castles has been wrapped up for winter: Craigievar Castle

Scottish Planning Reform
News release from Culture Minister Linda Fabiani MSP launching Listing and Listed Building Consent policy: Scottish Planning Reform

The Elements
The Elements shopping centre by BDP opens in Livingston

Planning Reform
Historic Scotland launches pilot scheme with three of Scotland’s local authorities to improve category-B listed building consent applications

Scottish Churches Funding
Four churches to be repaired due to HLF: Scottish Church Conservation

Forensic Science Lab
SPSA building at DundeeOne development

Mansefield Place
Rothesay building by Collective Architecture 071008

Edinburgh Practices Shortlisted
Lancashire Pennine Squared design competition 021008

Scottish Architecture News – up to Oct 2008

Cairngorms Housing
On site in Cairngorms National Park : Glenmore Housing

New Dundee Building
Armitstead Child Development Centre by Edinburgh’s Campbell and Arnott

PPP Replacement
Scottish Futures Trust News 10 Sep

Justice Mill Lane
Richard Murphy’s £75m Justice Mill Lane development in Aberdeen goes on site: First Minister, Alex Salmond, broke the turf

Edinburgh World Heritage
Opinion Pieces : Edinburgh World Heritage Site
Response by EWH: Edinburgh World Heritage

Aberdeen Development
Miller Cromdale 222,000 sqft office development application approved : Ardent House

Stromness Pierhead Competition
Malcolm Fraser Architects Win Major International Design Competition
Stromness Pierhead 130808

Scottish Buildings Shortlisted
Four buildings in Scotland shortlisted for World Architecture Festival Awards

RIAS Honours
Robin Harper MSP & Dame Barbara Kelly CBE : RIAS Honorary Fellows 28 Jul

A Holiday in Glenrothes
Photographic Exhibition celebrating Glenrothes by artist Sylvia Grace Borda

National Showground cost
£353m cost for Scotland’s National Showground

Scotland’s ‘at risk’ heritage
Heritage Lottery Fund : Linlithgow Burgh Halls + Coldingham Priory

Scott Sutherland School RGU
Glasgow Group Degree Show 2008 Images

Scottish Built Heritage
Announcement by Culture Minister Linda Fabiani MSP

RIBA Awards
5 Scottish 2008 RIBA Award winners

Robert Gordons
BDP win Robert Gordon University Campus + 6 buildings

Loch Tay Boat House, Highlands
Highlands House : McKenzie Strickland Associates

Award to Carnegie College workshop, Dunfermline : RMJM

Dawyck Botanic Garden
Simpson & Brown Architects’ visitor centre unveiled : Dawyck Botanic Garden

Planning Act News
Major changes to making Scottish Planning Applications

Andy + Isi
RIAS honours Professors MacMillan + Metzstein at annual Convention

St Andrews Houses
Planning permission for St Andrews development : draw architects

Arduaine House
Beach House : studioKAP – 1 May

Highland Housing : Fair
Reports suggest Highland Housing Fair will be reprieved

Triple Kirks News
Stewart Milne Developments acquires derelict Triple Kirks in Aberdeen

Design Awards
Scottish Design Awards 2008

Mull Theatre
Progress photographs of CiAO’s new Mull Theatre

RIAS Student Competition
Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland architectural competition winner:
Helensburgh Pier Competition News

Saltcoats Competition
RIAS Scottish Architecture Competition – North Ayrshire

Lerwick Cinema + Music Venue
Shetland arts venue – The Mareel – by Gareth Hoskins Architects receives £2.1m from SAC Capital Lottery Fund, kickstarting project 2 years after competition win

Scottish Arts & Crafts House
Ault Wharrie, in Dunblane acquired by Burrell Company

Garrison House
Isle of Cumbrae building : Lee Boyd

Highlands Hospital
Pitlochry Community Hospital : Campbell and Arnott Architects

Scottish Eco-Town
Scotland’s first ‘zero-carbon settlement’ is a 5,000 home eco-town in Cardenden, Fife. Cardenden Eco-town ‘Vision and Delivery Statement’ unveiled by Banks Developments. Eco-Town houses by Arkitema

Glasgow Lighthouse News
Kathryn Findlay, Marquess of Bute, Neil Gillespie and Riccardo Marini join Lighthouse Board. The Lighthouse chairwoman, Janice Kirkpatrick, will be succeeded by Eleanor McAllister

Heart of Hawick
Gray, Marshall & Associates’ Scottish Borders building

Eden Court
Page Park’s Eden Court Theatre extension

Saltcoats Development – Winner
Saltcoats Competition News : Holmes Partnership

Highlands Sustainable School
Gaia Architects’ Acharacle Primary School, Ardnamurchan: timber structural frame to be manufactured and erected by Sohm Holzbautechnik of Austria, naturally lit and vented, highly insulated with strong air tightness

Farrell attacks Waterfront Plans
Leith Docks Masterplan criticised by Design Champion Terry Farrell

Stonehaven Housing
109 new homes at Carron Den by Cadell² – outline planning application for Churchill Homes. Homezone streetscapes apparently based on Stonehaven’s old town

Scottish Woodland Eco-homes
Forestry Commission proposal to create 32 woodland eco-homes in Kilnhill wood, near Nairn: low-energy houses incl. affordable & holiday homes partly constructed from local timber

Stanley Mills
Former cotton mill on River Tay refurbished to form visitor & education centres. The late 18th century mill was handed back to owners Historic Scotland after two years of work, with the project due to open in Spring

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