A COMMUNITY hub in North Lanarkshire and a civic square in the East Lothian town of Prestonpans have been each awarded the more prestigious category prizes in an annual awards ceremony celebrating architecture and design.
The Scottish Design Awards – organised by the publisher of Scotland-based Urban Realm magazine – last night whittled down entries from 120 organisations, to choose – among others – the winners of the Architecture Grand Prix title and also the architecture judging panel’s Chair’s title.
The Prestonpans civic square prize was for the Chair’s Award (it also took the Regeneration title), while the community hub took the Architecture Grand Prix gong (it also took the Education Building or Project title).
The architecture judging panel was chaired by Heather Claridge, director of design at the Scottish Government agency, Architecture & Design Scotland.
The architecture prizes, below, comprised half of the prizes being doled out by the Scottish Design Awards, the other half – to be found here – being for design.
Newmains & St Brigid’s Community Hub, North Lanarkshire – BDP Ltd
Prestonpans Civic Square, East Lothian – rankinfraser landscape architecture, Narro, Irons Foulner, Morham and Brotchie, Alliance CDM
Adelle Jess, jmarchitects
Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Perthshire
Gold: Union Terrace Gardens, Aberdeen – Arup
Interior design – projects under £250k
Gold: Thomson’s Coffee HQ, Glasgow – Technique Architecture and Design
Interior design – projects over £250k
Gold: Discovery Point Dome Gallery – Aim Design
Gold: Prestonpans Civic Square – rankinfraser landscape architecture, Narro, Irons Foulner, Morham and Brotchie, Alliance CDM
Silver: Queen’s Quay, Clydebank – MAST Architects
Residential – single home
Gold: Ceangal House – Loader Monteith
Silver: Glendale Cottage: Harmless House – Ann Nisbet Studio
Residential – multi-unit
Gold: Simon Square, Edinburgh – Fraser/Livingstone Architects
Silver: The Linen Quarter, Pilmuir Works, Dunfermline – jmarchitects
Gold: North Gate, Gorbals, Glasgow – Page\Park Architects
Silver: Primrose Street, Alloa – Bracewell Stirling Consulting
Health building or project
Gold: Broadford Hospital, Skye – Oberlanders Architects, Rural Design Architects
Silver: Linac + Admin Building, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh – HLM Architects
Education building or project
Gold: Newmains & St Brigid’s Community Hub – BDP Ltd
Silver: University of Edinburgh, The King’s Buildings Nucleus – Sheppard Robson
Commercial / office / hotel building or project
Gold: The Scapa Noust, Orkney – NORR Consultants Limited
Silver: Virgin Hotels Edinburgh, hotel building – Ica Studio
Gold: The Burrell Collection – Glasgow Life
Silver: The Bothy and Tùr at Cuningar Loop, near Rutherglen – jmarchitects
Gold: Coatfield Lane, Leith, Edinburgh – Collective Architecture
Gold: Greyfriars Charteris Centre, Edinburgh – Konishi Gaffney
Silver: Civic House, Cowcaddens, Glasgow – Collective Architecture
Low-cost project schemes under £200k
Gold: Bracklinn Falls Bridge, Callander – BEAM Architects, Cake Engineering
Silver: The Truss House, near Fraserburgh – Gokay Deveci
Public realm / landscaping
Gold: Lochgilphead Front Green – Erz Ltd
Silver: Union Terrace Gardens, Aberdeen – LDA Design
Gold: Ladyfield, Dumfries – Collective Architecture
Picture credit: rankinfraser landscape architecture
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