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January 2006


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Forth Road Bridge
Forth Road Bridge
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News in the last week suggests a third crossing is looking more likely, though a campaign is ongoing: if a new bridge is set in motion it is extremely important for Scotland’s reputation that an outstanding design be realised, ie no PFI fudge or major contractor-design elements: Forth Road Bridge

Caer Amon
Caer Amon
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Cramond Housing by AMA and Bryant Homes: preview – Caer Amon

Mansfield Park Pavilion
Scottish News
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Sutherland Hussey Architects feasibility study for a Pavilion located within Mansfield Park, Partick

Edinburgh Technopole
Edinburgh News
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The park’s latest state-of-the-art building – the Fleming Building offers 36,000 sq ft of high-quality office and laboratory space: Edinburgh Technopole

Modern Scottish House – Exclusive
Scottish Architecture News
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Rural Design architects’ house – "one of the most striking houses recently planned for the Scottish Highlands": see Glasgow News

Quartermile – Heritage
The International Council on Monuments & Sites (Unesco advisers) is reportedly extremely concerned about the Quartermile’s impact: so-called Twin Towers by Foster & Partners apparently may risk Edinburgh World Heritage status

Edinburgh Photos
Edinburgh News Charlotte Square Scottish Widows
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Recent images added – Charlotte Square, Scottish Widows, House of Frasers

Edinburgh Conference
New Approaches to Engineered Timber in Contemporary Architecture – 1 Feb
The Centre for Timber Engineering and wood.for good. are jointly hosting a one-day conference: Edinburgh Events

St James Centre Sale
Reportedly sold for around £169m to northern Irish investors: St James Centre

Auditorium Competition
Invited Design Competition added – Corpus Christi, Oxford:
Expression of Interest deadline – 17 Feb – RIBA Architecture Competition

The Royal Scottish Academy Medal for Architecture 2005
The President and Awards’ Committee of the 2005 Open Annual Exhibition have awarded Graeme Massie Architects the RSA Medal for Architecture for ‘outstanding work’. The award comes at the end of a successful year for the young practice, which was only formed in 2004

16 Waterloo Place
Edinburgh News
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Morgan McDonnell Architecture Ltd – Waterloo Place project

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