Scotland RIBA Regional Awards 2019

Visionary clients unleash the creativity of talented architects

Scotland RIBA Regional Awards 2019 in numbers.
Scotland RIBA Regional Awards 2019 in numbers.

These 10 award winning projects are a reaffirmation of the ability of architecture at its best to positively influence the lives of individuals and communities.  The judges were impressed with what is being made in Scotland – not just the architecture that is being produced but what the architecture is producing: new models of education, innovation and invention leading to enhanced social exchange and collaboration in the workplace, exciting housing to reflect new patterns of living, and dynamic models for the production of architecture itself.

A common feature of the success of the buildings was the critical role played by visionary clients in unleashing the creativity of talented architects.  Modern procurement methods would benefit from a realisation of the importance of such relationships.

Briongos MacKinnon House, Strathaven.
Briongos MacKinnon House, Strathaven. Credit: Martin Lambie

Richard Murphy Architects for Colin MacKinnon


 

Broomlands Primary School, Kelso.
Broomlands Primary School, Kelso. Credit: Andrew Lee

Stallan-Brand Architecture + Design for Scottish Borders Council


 

Calton Hill, Edinburgh.
Calton Hill, Edinburgh. Credit: Susie Lowe

Collective Architecture (originally  Malcolm Fraser Architects) for City of Edinburgh Council and Collective Arts


 

Mackintosh at the Willow, Glasgow.
Mackintosh at the Willow, Glasgow. Credit: Alexander Fraser

Simpson & Brown for Willow Tea Rooms Trust


 

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, Edinburgh.
Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, Edinburgh. Credit: Andrew Lee

Reiach and Hall Architects for Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service


 

The Black House, Isle of Skye.
The Black House, Isle of Skye. Credit: David Barbour

Dualchas for private client


 

The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience, Charlestown of Aberlour.
The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience, Charlestown of Aberlour. Credit: Mark Power

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners for Edrington


 

The Raining’s Stairs Development, Inverness.
The Raining’s Stairs Development, Inverness.

Trail Architects for Ark Estates


 

Tollcross Housing Association Offices, Glasgow.
Tollcross Housing Association Offices, Glasgow. Credit: Andrew Lee

Elder and Cannon Architects for Tollcross Housing Association


 

V&A Dundee.
V&A Dundee. Credit: Hufton & Crow

Kengo Kuma & Associates with PiM.studio Architects and James F Stephen Architects for Dundee City Council


 

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