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EAA Awards 2015 Winners

Edinburgh Architectural Association Prize – Results: Building of the Year

1 Apr 2015

EAA Awards 2015 Winners

The Edinburgh Architectural Association Awards were announced and presented at a drinks reception in the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation on Tuesday 31st March, attended by around one hundred architects, sponsors and their guests. The EAA Building of the Year Award for 2015 went to Advocate’s Close by Morgan McDonnell Architecture.

Forty Six entries were submitted this year and 19 short-listed projects were visited by the judging panel in March 2015. Awards were made in five categories: Building of the Year; Conservation and Regeneration; Small Project, Wood and Ambassador. The judging panel comprised of Susan Edington – The Haining Charitable Trust, Annabel Cooper – Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, Donald Canavan RIAS – EAA President, Beth Fraser RIAS – EAA Council Member.

In each category there was a clear winner, however as the standard was very high a number of commendations were also given.

The full shortlist and results are:

Building of the Year

Building of the Year: Sponsored by Kawneer UK Ltd
Advocate’s Close – Morgan McDonnell Architecture
Arcadia Nursery – Malcolm Fraser Architects
Charlotte Square – Morgan McDonnell Architecture
West End Medical Practice – Page / Park Architects

WINNER: Advocate’s Close – Morgan McDonnell Architecture

EAA Awards 2015 Winners
photo ©Kevin McCollum

COMMENDATION: Arcadia Nursery – Malcolm Fraser Architects

Regeneration and Conservation

Regeneration and Conservation: Sponsored by Permavent Ltd
Advocate’s Close – Morgan McDonnell Architecture
Bonnington House – Benjamin Tindall Architects
Charlotte Square – Morgan McDonnell Architecture
The Studio and Potterrow Student Housing – LDN Architects
Southside Mill – WT Architecture

WINNER: Advocate’s Close – Morgan McDonnell Architecture

COMMENDATION: Southside Mill – WT Architecture

EAA Awards 2015 Winners
photo ©WT Architecture

Small Projects

Small Projects: Sponsored By Denfind Stone Ltd
Branching Out – David Blaikie Architects
Loch Leven Viewpoint – Icosis Architects
38 Ravelston Dykes – Richard Murphy Architects
St Martin of Tours Episcopal Church – Lee Boyd

WINNER: Loch Leven Viewpoint – Icosis Architects

EAA Awards 2015 Winners
photo ©Icosis Architects

Ambassador Award

Ambassador Award: Sponsored by Russwood Ltd
Beefeater Gin Visitor Centre – Lee Boyd
Mid Rock House – WT Architecture
Speirs Centre – LDN Architects

WINNER: Speirs Centre – LDN Architects

EAA Awards 2015 Winners
photo ©John McPike

Wood Award

Wood Award: Sponsored by Forestry Commission Scotland and Wood for Good
Arcadia Nursery – Malcolm Fraser Architects
Infinite Space – David Blaikie Architects
Loch Leven Viewpoint – Icosis Architects

WINNER: Arcadia Nursery – Malcolm Fraser Architects

EAA Awards 2015 Winners
photo ©Angus Bremner Photography

Congratulations to all of the winners, and thank you to everyone shortlisted and all that submitted. More information and images from the Awards will follow shortly on the EAA website www.eaa.org.uk

All Winners and shortlisted entries are still on view at the RIAS, 15 Rutland Square, Edinburgh, in the Joyce B Deans Room. The exhibition is on until the 22nd April 2015.

We are grateful for the generosity of our sponsors who are kindly supporting the 2015 EAA Awards.

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