New primary school building takes Glasgow architecture prize

A NEW primary school building in the East Renfrewshire suburban town of Newton Mearns has been named the winner of annual awards run by the Glasgow chapter of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland.

Calderwood Primary School – by jmarchitects – also took the prize for the best educational project.

The awards – held last night – celebrate architecture in Glasgow and its environs or by practices based there.

The full winners’ list reads as follows:

Small Works – ODonnellBrown, for food takeaway, Sprigg;

Education (and Supreme Award) – jmarchitects, for Calderwood Primary School;

Healthcare – Anderson Bell Christie Architects, for Clydebank Health & Care Centre;

Office Commercial – 3DReid, for Gleneagles Townhouse, Edinburgh;

Residential (small) – Ann Nisbet Studio, for Ayrshire home, Cuddymoss;

Residential (large) – Page\Park Architects, for North Gate, in the Glasgow district of the Gorbals;

Leisure & Arts – Holmes Miller, for Trinity Academy Sports Campus, Edinburgh;

Conservation – Hoskins Architects, for David Livingstone Birthplace, Blantyre;

Sustainability – John Gilbert Architects, for a retrofit of 107 Niddrie Road tenement block, Govanhill;

Wood for Good – jointly won by ODonnellBrown – for food takeaway, Sprigg – and Page\Park Architects – for Campus Central, University of Stirling; and

Client – Kinning Park Complex (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation), Glasgow.

Pictured: Glasgow city chambers, Picture credit: Place Design Scotland