Inverness Architecture news
Threesixty Architecture submits Inverness Museum + Art Gallery for planning, a proposal for enhancing the urban environment using vertical elements, light, and surfacing to strengthen the pedestrian routes and wayfinding.
Scottish buildings news – Edinburgh University unveils plans designed by Glasgow’s Page\Park Architects for a radical extension to the ‘world’s oldest purpose-built student union’ ; Also, The University of St Andrews plans a £8m music centre designed by architects Flanagan Lawrence.
Paschalis Kyrtsopoulis scooped the RIAS Rowand Anderson Silver Medal for best Fifth Year Student for a bold, vigorous and dynamic proposal for a Scottish Youth Parliament and Ministry for Education.
A new community campus bringing together a purpose-built high school plus a new theatre and arts venue. The school will house 950 students following the amalgamation two schools.
Artist Andy Scott’s 300-tonne Kelpie horse heads, The Kelpies, are the world’s largest pair of equine sculptures. The Queen has opened Scotland’s newest section of canal, part of the £43m Helix project near Falkirk.
Inverness, capital of the Highlands of Scotland, now has a fully refurbished pentahotel, bringing the penta group’s innovative “neighbourhood-lifestyle” approach to four-star hospitality to the heart of this strikingly beautiful city.
The iconic Custom House in Greenock, has been redeveloped by Riverside Inverclyde. Originally designed by celebrated Scottish architect William Burns. The Grade A listed building needs new occupants.
12 winning buildings + architects news. Jury chaired by Karen Anderson (Timber representative), Lorraine Landels, Stuart McKnight (representing the Royal Institute of British Architects) and Ole Wiig.
Architects shortlisted designs exhibition for Perth City Hall redevelopment as cultural attraction: Mecanoo, Richard Murphy Architects, Hoskins Architects, Austin Smith Lord and LDN. enabling the public to have their say on initial concept designs.
Design: Moxon Architects
Culardoch Shieling, a mountain hut in Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands, has been completed by Moxon Architects. Located at the foot of Culardoch, the remote new shieling (Scottish Gaelic term for hut) looks out across the expanse of the scenic upper Glen Gairn.
Planning application submitted for Scotland’s first artificial wave park. The proposal is to redevelop Craigpark Quarry near Ratho, Edinburgh into a word-class surf and leisure facility offering a variety of water sports on its man-made loch.
Design: Threesixty Architecture
Redevelopment of the old Academy and former Primary School of Stromness. The research, academia and business campus will house institutes, consultancies and new start companies, generating long term economic development.
Scottish buildings news 2017 archive – The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), in light of the report into the defects that led to 17 schools closing in Edinburgh, announce formation of a Commission of Past Presidents to investigate build quality in the construction industry, and what needs to be done to address it.