Shortlist announced for Scots Building of the Year 2023

FOUR projects have been shortlisted for the title of this year’s ‘Scottish Building of the Year’.

The shortlisting for the title – aka the Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award – follows a slightly longer list of award winners announced in June by the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland – as reported, here, on

Those seven RIAS Awards winners have now been whittled down to four and they are (here):

Campus Central, University of Stirling, by Page\Park Architects;

Cuddymoss, North Ayrshire, by Ann Nisbet Studio;

Hundred Acre Wood, Argyll and Bute, by Denizen Works; and

Laidlaw Music Centre, University of St Andrews, by Flanagan Lawrence.

The winner is expected to be announced on November 30.

Picture credit: Place Design Scotland

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