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Scottish Architecture News 2011

This page is the archive for 2011. It contains a selection of major Scottish Architecture News, with projects arranged chronologically, latest first.

Each architecture news item links to an individual project page. We’ve selected what we feel are the key Scottish Building News stories, but additions are always welcome.

Scottish Architecture News – 2011

Carbuncle Award News
Carbuncle Awards : winner news. 15 Dec

Expo Fiasco
Project Scotland out today with headline ‘The showpiece that became an eyesore’ about the Highland Expo in Inverness, with MSP Mary Scanlon claiming it was a “fiasco”: Scotland’s Housing Expo. 15 Dec

Scottish Parliament Entry
Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh : new Security Entry Proposal. 15 + 14 Dec

Scottish Design Awards 2012
The Scottish Design Awards have issued a call for entries for their 2012 awards program, a highlight in the architectural and design calendar.
As ever the event aims to recognize the best graphic and architectural design in Scotland.
Entries for the award must be received no later than Friday, March 9, but anyone quick out of the blocks with a submission prior to January 6 will receive a 20% discount.

Aberdeen City Garden News
Aberdeen City Garden designs presentation board
image of Team 1 proposal
Aberdeen City Garden, : Design Contest Winners news. 24 Nov

Saltire Awards News
Hill Street Glasgow building
image from Saltire Awards
Saltire Awards : winners news. 23 Nov

Dundee Institute of Architects Awards
National Centre of Excellence in Computer Games Education
photo © Keith Hunter
Dundee Institute of Architects Awards : Archial win ‘Best Interior Design Project’. 23 Nov 2011

Best Building in Scotland News
National Museum of Scotland
photo © Adrian Welch
Best Building in Scotland Award 2011 : National Museum of Scotland. 18 Nov

Linsiadar, Isle of Lewis, northwest Scotland
photo : Keith Hunter
Linsiadar. 17 Nov

The Old Courthouse, Rothesay : Isle of Bute
Collective Architecture
The Old Courthouse Rothesay Bute
photo © Andrew Lee
Old Courthouse Rothesay. 17 Nov

GIA Design Awards News
10 Pearce Street, Govan, Glasgow
photo © Keith Hunter
GIA Design Awards : winning buildings + architects. 16 Nov

Hillhead School
Hillhead School, Glasgow – new images : jmarchitects. 15 Nov

‘The Kelpies’ Design Competition
The Kelpies
picture : Graeme Gilmour
The Kelpies Design Competition
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland has been commissioned by Falkirk Council to manage an important competition to select an architect-led, multi disciplinary, team. The competition is for the design of the internal space within a giant sculpture of a horse’s head. The structure will be set within one of two horses head sculptures, ‘The Kelpies’, by world renowned sculptor, Andy Scott. The competition also seeks the design of a complementary visitor hub on the same site. 9 Nov

Dalmore Distillery
Dalmore Distillery Alness
photo © Neale Smith
Dalmore Distillery Alness, Scotland : JAM Studio Architects. 9 Nov

Andrew Doolan Award
Andrew Doolan Award : Best Building in Scotland 2011 Shortlist. 21 Oct

Reiach and Hall Awards News
Dundee Council Offices
image © Dave Morris
Reiach and Hall : Roses Design Awards News. 17 Oct

Weavers Cottage
Weavers Cottage
image © Reiach and Hall Architects
Ettrick Valley House. 17 Oct

RIAS Stirling Society of Architects 2011 Design Award – Winner
The RIAS Stirling Society of Architects has announced the winner of its 2011 Design Award. At a busy ceremony held in Gean House, Alloa, President of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, Sholto Humphreys presented Falkirk based practice ARKA Architects with the Society’s top award for it’s conversion of Cairneymount Church, Maddiston for GRS Homes: Stirling Society of Architects 2011 Design Award. 14 Oct

Raploch Road Stirling
Raploch Road Stirling
image from architects
Anderson bell + Christie Architects commissioned by Raploch URC, were given a brief to design and construct a new mixed use development with mass timber construction. The project is being funded by the Town Centre Regeneration fund.
Raploch Road Stirling. 22 Sep

Glentress Building
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photos : Michael Wolchover
Building designed by Gaia architects. 22 Sep

Tomintoul Buildings
Tomintoul Buildings : Regeneration Strategy and Master Plan for Tomintoul and the surrounding Glenlivet area. 20 Sep

Valtos House
Valtos House
photo © Keith Hunter
Valtos House, Isle of Lewis by Edge Architecture. 20 + 14 Sep

Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre
Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre, Stirling : design approved. 7 Sep

V&A Dundee News
V&A Dundee Delugan Meissl
render from V&A
V&A Dundee : Scottish Architecture news

Haddo House
Haddo House
picture from The National Trust for Scotland
Haddo House. 23 Aug 2011
Archaeological dig uncovers long-lost castle site at Haddo House
Archaeological excavations currently underway at the National Trust for Scotland’s Haddo House near Methlick, Aberdeenshire are revealing substantial remains of the Place of Kelly, the seat of the Gordons of Haddo prior to the construction of Haddo House in the 1730s.

R.HOUSE, Highlands and Islands
Rural Design
image from architects
R.HOUSE. 19 Jul
Isle of Skye based Rural Design Architects and James MacQueen builders are pleased to announce the launch of R.HOUSE, an exciting new innovation in the provision of affordable, sustainable housing for the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

Scottish Design Awards
Scottish Design Awards winners

Robert Gordon University
Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen – site works commence : BDP architects. 14 Jul

Museum Hall, Henderson Street, Bridge of Allan:
Lochgilphead House
photo from FB

Marischal College Building
Marischal College, Aberdeen – occupation of building begins : Holmes. 14 Jul

Scottish Building News Early 2011

Scottish Building News Early 2011 – posts selection for the later part of the year from January to July 2011 inclusive.

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