Pier Arts Centre – Stromness Building, Orkney

Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, New Building, Photos, Scottish Gallery, Info, Award

Stromness Harbour Development – Pier Arts Centre

Orkney Arts Project, Scotland – design by Reiach and Hall Architects

Pier Arts Centre Stromness

Pier Arts Centre opened 30 Jun 2007

Pier Arts Centre Orkney : 2009 European Heritage Award information

Pier Arts Centre Stromness
Pier Arts Centre photo © Adrian Welch

The Pier Arts Centre previously contained solely within two 18th century buildings. Now a contextual building joins these gable ends facing onto the harbour.

Mies van der Rohe Award Nominee 2009

Pier Arts Centre award : Andy Doolan Awards winner

Scottish Design Awards 2008 Grand Prix winner

One of 5 Scottish 2008 RIBA Award winners

Pier Arts Centre Stromness
photo : Gavin Fraser

Pier Arts Centre Stromness
photo : Ioana Marinescu

Photography credits for images below:
Gavin Fraser, Alastair Peebles and Reiach and Hall Architects

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Pier Arts Centre building architects : Reiach and Hall, Edinburgh

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3 Feb 2007 – Photos by Adrian Welch:

Stromness Pier Centre

View looking west with new building concealed save ridge:
Pier Arts Centre Orkney

Entry facade facing north onto main street:
Stromness building

Stromness context – view across harbour:
Stromness Orkney

Stromness town centre context – large stone slabs unusually line the street:
Stromness architecture The Pier Arts Centre – Building Information Client: The Trustees of the Pier Arts Centre
Project Manager: John Stockan of Pentarq, Kirkwall
Architect: Reiach and Hall Architects, Edinburgh
Structural Engineer: Shahram Hemmati of SKM anthony hunt, Edinburgh
Quantity Surveyor: Pentarq Quantity Surveyor
Planning Supervisor: Reiach and Hall Planning Supervisor
Main contractor: Senan Kelleher of Casey Construction, Kirkwall
M&E Consultants: Malcolm Tait of KJ Tait and Associates, Edinburgh
Access consultant: JMU Access Partnership.
Lighting consultant: Gavin Fraser of FOTO-Ma, Edinburgh

More photos by Adrian Welch of the Pier Arts Centre:
Stromness arts centre Stromness buildings

Pier Arts Centre architects – Scottish building

Pier Arts Centre Stromness : Andy Doolan Awards

sleeper publication of Pier Arts Centre can be purchased through www.sleeper1.com & by using top tab link on www.reiachandhall.co.uk website: only £7.50


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Highlands Buildings

Stone house on Orkney:
Stone house Orkney
photo © Adrian Welch
Orkney buildings

Scottish Buildings – Selection

Stirling Tolbooth
Stirling Tolbooth
photo by Stirling Council
Stirling Tolbooth

Eden Theatre Building, Inverness
Eden Court Theatre Inverness
photo : Keith Hunter
Eden Court Theatre

Scottish Architects Studios

Comments / photos for the Stromness Architecture page welcome

Pier Arts Centre – page

Website: www.pierartscentre.com