Edinburgh News Sep 2007, Buildings

Edinburgh News : Buildings + Architects

September 2007

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Waterloo Place
Waterloo Place
photo © adrian welch
New photos of BL Developments building by Morgan McDonnell Architecture

Doors Open Day
Edinburgh: Saturday 29 Sep Doors Open Day

Hazelwood School
Glasgow School
photo © Andrew Lee
New Glasgow school : gm+ad – 28 Sep

Peacock Visual Arts
Peacock Visual Arts
picture from the architect
Aberdeen Contemporary Arts Centre

New Edinburgh House
New Edinburgh House
image © Paul Zanre
Private Edinburgh house extension by Michael Laird Architects

Stirling Prize
americas cup building
America’s Cup Building © DCA
Stirling Prize Jury building visits completed, we outline the shortlist ahead of the Awards next Saturday, 6 Oct

Edinburgh Events
EAA Lecture on 4 key Australian architects: 10 Oct
Scottish Zero Carbon Housing Conference: 15 Oct
Certification of Design Scheme
Ministerial approval allows Certification of Design Scheme operational launch to proceed next Monday, 1 Oct. The RIAS will be a scheme provider: registered members can access the website learning modules, leading to accreditation as AcoD – Approved Certifier of Design. ARB registered architects & CIAT members once approved can certify their designs meet the requirements of Section 6 (Domestic) of the Scottish Building Regulations and to issue Energy Performance Certificates

National Library of Scotland visitor centre
National Library of Scotland
photo © adrian welch
Upgrading of National Library Of Scotland entrance hall as visitor centre by Gray, Marshall + Associates: Listed Building Consent Application – Minded to Grant

QMUC
QMUC
photo © adrian welch
As students return the QMUC Edinburgh building isn’t quite finished…

Newhaven restaurant
Newhaven restaurant
photo © adrian welch
Simpson + Brown Architects to convert former Harry Ramsden’s: Newhaven

BL Developments
Haddington’s Shell garage site on River Tyne to be redeveloped by BL Developments as housing

Trump Resort Delay
Decision deferred by Councillors on Trump’s golf resort proposal

Dundee HQ Approval
Dundee HQ
picture from the architect
Dundee City Council HQ proposal approved

Scottish Church Repairs
Seven dilapidated Scottish Churches to be repaired using Heritage Lottery Fund

BBC Opening
Formal opening of BBC Scotland offices at Pacific Quay

Advocate’s Close
Old Town development by Morgan McDonnell granted Listed Building Consent 19 Sep

West Lothian Youth Theatre
Howden Park Centre £5.3m redevelopment / extension by Dundee’s Nicoll Russell Studios on site in Livingston

Botanics Gateway
Botanics Gateway
picture from the architect
Edinburgh Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre on site

Andrew Doolan Award Jury
Louisa Hutton, Rob Joiner, Douglas Read, Richard Murphy – Andrew Doolan Award

New Prof
The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture & Built Environment in Aberdeen appoint new Visiting Professor: Alan Dunlop of gm+ad architects

The Haymarket
The Haymarket
picture from the architect
The Haymarket : sensational new images released from Richard Murphy Architects

Precision Engineering Competition
Bennetts Associates win: Castle Precision Engineering

Waterloo Place
Waterloo Place
photo © adrian welch
New building on Waterloo Place by Morgan McDonnell Architecture

Grassmarket Redevelopment
Initially proposed by Malcolm Fraser then later put out by CEC on an OJEU notice: improvements to the Grassmarket – first phase of £5.1m project starts

Esslemont & Macintosh : Hotel
Five-storey E&M building bought by C&L Properties to be 120-bed Aberdeen hotel

Sustainability?!
North Edinburgh Arts
picture from the architect
As the world tries to get to grips with halting global warming here in Edinburgh we are doing our bit by knocking up buildings….and knocking them down soon after. With the Forth Bridge Toll due for curtains we now also have Zoo Architects’ North Edinburgh Arts building destined for the dust. CEC hold the key, the same organisation that are demanding the construction & property sectors toe harsh new rules such as on-site energy generation

Holyrood offices
Holyrood offices
photo © adrian welch
Last building on site at North Holyrood, by 3dreid: Holyrood Offices

Calton Rd Building
Calton Rd Building
photo © adrian welch
Latest Calton Road building

Donaldsons
Donaldsons School
picture from the architect
Yeoman McAllister replace Richard Murphy Architects on this major Edinburgh project: Donaldson’s School Redevelopment

Newsround
Ted Cullinan’s Botanics Gateway starts on site
Steelwork started on Allan Murray’s George IV building
First structures complete at Edinburgh’s largest housing scheme: Telford by MLA

Forthside
Largest Edinburgh planning application ever submitted for Forthside development

Scottish Projects in Detail
Oliver Chapman Architects’ houses in Swinton and NORD’s Destiny church make it into Architecture+Detail No.28

RIAS Convention
Date named: 8-10 May 2008, Edinburgh

Architects & Technicians
Oberlanders Architects require architects & technicians: Edinburgh Architects Job

‘Melville Monument’
First small structure appears in this ‘String of Pearls’ project: St Andrew Square

Trump Golf Links News
Architecture + Design Scotland criticise designs : Scottish Golf Development

The Element
The Element
picture from the architect
16 storey Element development by FM Developments

Hearts Stadium Expansion
Hearts New Main Stand
picture from the architect
Tynecastle : New Hearts Stand images

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