Pier Arts Centre – Stromness Building, Orkney

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

Stromness Harbour Development – Pier Arts Centre

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

Pier Arts Centre Stromness

The Pier Arts Centre building opened on 30th of June 2007.

Pier Arts Centre Orkney : 2009 European Heritage Award information

Pier Arts Centre - Stromness Building, Orkney
photo © Adrian Welch

The arts centre was 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

This Stromness harbour building also was a Andy Doolan Awards winner

Scottish Design Awards 2008 Grand Prix winner

One of 5 Scottish 2008 RIBA Award winners

Arts Centre Stromness
photo : Gavin Fraser

Pier Arts Centre Stromness Building
photo : Ioana Marinescu

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

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Reiach and Hall, Edinburgh architects for this building.

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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:
building entry facade

Stromness context – view across harbour:
Stromness harbor Orkney

Stromness town centre context – large stone slabs unusually line the street:
Stromness architecture

The Pier Arts Centre Orkney – 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 this contemporary building:
Stromness arts centre Stromness buildings

Pier Arts Centre architects – Scottish building

Andy Doolan Awards – Best Building in Scotland award

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

Location: Stromness, Orkney, Scotland




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Website: Pier Arts Centre Stromness, Orkney, Scotland