Edinburgh News Dec 2005, Buildings

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Edinburgh News – Dec 2005

Scottish Building Projects

New Year Comp: ‘Seen this before?’
Edinburgh News Comp Guess the building
Name the equivalent Edinburgh building and win a bottle of Veuve Cliquot champagne, winner picked out of a hat 31 Dec:

Netherbow Emerges
Edinburgh News
image © Adrian Welch
Malcolm Fraser Architects’ Scottish Storytelling Centre project

Miller Partnership Projects
Manchester United Stadium + Brit Oval Stadium, both major projects in England but by Scottish-based architects

Demolition?
As widely expected Cumbernauld town centre came top of Channel 4 TV ‘Demolition’ programme poll for UK buildings with the Scottish Parliament 8th

Canadian Design Ideas Competition
Type: Open, two-stage / Entry Fee: None
Registration + Submission Deadline: 16 Jan 2006 – Architecture Competition

Missoni Hotel
Designer hotel suggested for Holyrood Road site with Italian architects – Thun, from Milan – acting as designers for Misson/Rezidor hotels joint venture.
Rezidor own Radisson Hotels. Due to launch in 2007. The preferred site is apparently due for disbursement by Scottish & Newcastle.
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Blackfriars St Church
Blackfriars Street Church placed on market. Tibetan Monks have lodged their interest, to be developed as Buddhist Temple & Cultural Centre, designs would be by Malcolm Fraser. Planning permission exists for a Cultural Centre
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Calton Gate
Reports of planning submission delay (2-3 months) + alternative scheme, Plan B: New Street Edinburgh

Edinburgh Architects Jobs
Wish to improve prospects? One-stop shop: Scottish Architecture Jobs

The Element
Updated images of £30m Western Harbour apartments: The Element Leith

The Anchor
The Anchor Apartments, Granton
Both projects by Cooper Cromar, runners up in Regeneration Awards 2005 for Regeneration architect of the Year. Cooper Cromar have just undergone a ‘management enhancement’ with new partners and associates
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Perth Concert Hall
Keith Hunter images added to Perth Concert Hall page
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Glasgow Zoo
The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, which owns Edinburgh Zoo, are planning to build £35m visitor attraction by the Clyde – see Glasgow News

 

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Dance Base
Dance Base
image : Steffen Schefer

Edinburgh Airport
BAA Edinburgh
image from Reid Architecture

Caledonian Hotel
Caledonian Hotel
image © Adrian Welch

Sheraton Edinburgh
Sheraton Edinburgh
photograph © Adrian Welch

World Architects

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