Dollar Academy Competition: Scottish School Building, Scotland

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Dollar Academy Redevelopment – Scottish School

The Westwater Building: Scottish Architecture Competition, UK

Dollar Academy Scotland

Redevelopment won by Page Park architects, based in Glasgow.

Competition Shortlist

Masterplan to incl. new buildings alongside Sir William Playfair’s: Richard Murphy, NORD, Gareth Hoskins, Page Park, Malcolm Fraser, Reaich and Hall, Wellwood Leslie

Dollar Academy was founded in 1818.

It is the oldest co-educational day and boarding school in the world.

The open campus occupies a 70-acre site in the northwest part of Dollar.

This Scottish public school has a reputation as one of the sportiest schools in Britain but is also strong academically.

Dollar Academy Redevelopment architects : Page Park, Glasgow

The Westwater Building
Westwater Building Dollar Academy
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The Westwater Building
This modest pavilion teaching building, nestles into the site at the foot of the Ochil Hills alongside the impressive principle school building, designed by William Henry Playfair. It forms a component of the Scottish public school’s new ‘Teaching L’ which edges the all weather hockey pitch, conceived as an open ‘quad’ at the heart of the campus.

This public school is at the foot of the Ochil Hills, in Clackmannanshire.

Phone: +44 1259 742511

Location: Dollar, Scotland, FK14 7DU, UK




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Website: Dollar Academy School – wikipedia

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The school was founded in 1818 by benefaction of trader John McNabb. It is an independent co-educational day and boarding school. The open campus occupies a 70-acre site in the centre of the town.

Website: Dollar Academy, Scotland