The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience, Aberlour, by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners wins the 2019 RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award.
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners designed this striking piece of contemporary architecture is cut into the slope of the land, taking its cues from ancient Scottish hills and maximising the aesthetic beauty of the building whilst minimising the visual impact on the Speyside landscape.
Curious Brewery Ashford, Kent, UK, design by Guy Hollaway Architects for UK’s newest brewery, transforming brand’s production operations, quadrupling output, and forming a new visitor attraction.
Brazilian Colorado Brewery building in Ribeirão Preto, SP, “Toca do Urso” – a space that simulates a bear cave to receive visitors, designed by SuperLimão Studio.
Dalmunach Distillery Speyside, Scotland, design by Archial Norr Architects for French-owned Chivas Brothers Ltd, part of Pernod Ricard – plan inspired by shape of a sheaf of barley, crisp modern industrial building with a strong sense of place.
Glenmorangie New Still House Building, part of a multimillion pound expansion designed to position the single malt whisky for a strong, successful future.
To meet these visitors’ expectations, the idea of the Barrel House 1-14 project was conceived by Clickspring Design. In order to create an experience while delivering on the Jack Daniel’s commitment to authenticity.
Design: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP). Graham Stirk, lead architect on the project, said: “The design is essentially a series of a grass-covered undulating roof forms that are sympathetic to this Area of Great Landscape Value.”
Stoaninger Distillery, Tyrol, Upper Austria – design by HPSA ZT GmbH – The building is situated in the north of the country, in the middle of an isolated narrow valley. The shape of the ground plan is influenced by the regional building regulations and the existing slope. Moreover the design follows natural limitation given by the adjacent river: Austrian Distillery Building, Stoaninger Distillery Austria, Lembach Architecture
The waters of the River Alness (River Averon), which runs through the village, are used to produce the Dalmore distillery single malt scotch whisky. The distillery is owned and operated by Whyte and Mackay Ltd, which is owned by Philippines based Emperador Inc.
New Roseisle distillery in Speyside, near Moray Firth in North East Scotland by Austin-Smith:Lord: photos by one of the UK’s leading architectural photographers, Keith Hunter, show complexity and scale of this major building.