RIBA Awards Scotland 2008: Scottish Buildings

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RIBA Awards Scotland : 2008

Shortlist + Winning Buildings / Architects

29 May 2008

RIBA Awards Scotland 2008

RIAS ANNOUNCES FIVE SCOTTISH 2008 RIBA AWARD WINNERS

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland has announced five Scottish winners of the 2008 RIBA Awards. Arnie Dunn, President of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, said: “This year’s RIBA awards demonstrate, once again, that Scottish architects who work within one of the most demanding climates in Europe are creating buildings which stand comparison with the very best in the UK. The RIAS is particularly pleased with the diverse building types represented on this year’s list, which demonstrate the skills of our membership across a tremendous range of highly complex and demanding projects.”

Scottish 2008 RIBA Award Winners

BBC Scotland at Pacific Quay, Glasgow
Design: David Chipperfield Architects

Castlemilk Stables, Glasgow
Design: Elder and Cannon Architects

New Arts Faculty Building, University of St Andrews
Design: Reiach and Hall Architects

Pier Arts Centre, Victoria Street, Stromness
Design: Reiach and Hall Architects

Todlaw Supported Housing, Duns
Design: Oliver Chapman Architects

The judging panel for this year, chaired by Jamie Fobert, architect and winner of the 2003 Manser Medal, also included Arnie Dunn, President of the RIAS, and Daphne Thissen, Acting Head of the Press and Culture Department of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The panel was advised by RIAS Secretary & Treasurer, Neil Baxter.

The RIBA Awards, among the most prestigious annual architectural awards in the UK, have been running continuously since 1966. RIBA Awards are given for buildings that achieve the highest architectural standards and make a substantial contribution to the local environment.

RIBA Award-winning buildings go on to be considered for RIBA National Awards, which will be awarded at a ceremony on 27 June 2008.

14 Apr 2008

RIAS ANOUNCES STRONG SCOTTISH SHORTLIST FOR 2008 RIBA AWARDS

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland has announced a Scottish shortlist of ten buildings for the 2008 RIBA Awards. Arnie Dunn, President of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, said: “We are delighted that Scotland has once again come up with such a strong list of submissions. These buildings are undoubtedly among the best in the UK and we are hopeful that Scotland will achieve a significant number of RIBA awards this year.”

The shortlist for Scotland comprises the following buildings (listed alphabetically):

BBC Scotland at Pacific Quay, Glasgow
David Chipperfield Architects

Castlemilk Stables, Glasgow
Elder and Cannon Architects

Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Culloden Moor
Gareth Hoskins Architects

G20 (phase1), 51-353 Glasgow Harbour Terraces
Gordon Murray + Alan Dunlop Architects

Hazlewood School, Glasgow
Gordon Murray + Alan Dunlop Architects

Lochside View, Cumbernauld Road, Glasgow
jmarchitects

New Arts Faculty Building for the University of St Andrews, The Scores
Reiach and Hall Architects

Piers Arts Centre, Victoria Street, Stromness
Reiach and Hall Architects

Todlaw Supported Housing, Duns
Oliver Chapman Architects

St Aloysius Residence and Spirituality Centre, 70 Hill Street, Glasgow
Elder and Cannon Architects

The judging panel for this year, chaired by Jamie Fobert, architect and winner of the 2003 Manser Medal, also includes Arnie Dunn, President of the RIAS and Daphne Thissen, Acting Head of the Press and Culture Department of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

The RIBA Awards, among the most prestigious annual architectural awards in the UK, are annual and have been running continuously since 1966. RIBA Awards are given for buildings that have high architectural standards and make a substantial contribution to the local environment

An announcement of the jury’s decision will be made on 29th May.

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Scottish Architecture News

Scottish Buildings – architectural selection

Hotel Missoni, Royal Mile, Edinburgh
Hotel Missoni
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Hotel Missoni

The Haymarket, Edinburgh
Haymarket Hotel
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The Haymarket Development
£200m joint venture commercial scheme by Tiger Developments & Interserve,
The first office H5 building is due to complete in 2018. This major urban development will consist of prime office, retail and leisure space – with a hotel and aparthotel.

Scottish Architects

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