Edinburgh News – May 2008 : Architecture, Building

Edinburgh News – May 2008: Buildings in Scotland

May 2008

N E W S

RIBA Awards
5 Scottish 2008 RIBA Award winners

Robert Gordons
BDP win Robert Gordon University Campus + 6 buildings

Aberdeenshire House
St. Cyrus House : Paterson Architects

Millbank
Aberdeenshire village designs by Smith Scott Mullan Associates

Norwegian Competition
Winners of Bodø Nye Kulturhus

e:volve
Progress photos of Jewel and Esk Valley College : RMJM

Marischal College
New images of Marischal College : Holmes Partnership

Loch Tay House
Scottish Boat House : McKenzie Strickland Associates

West Coast Houses
Plockton Houses : Rural Design

National Park HQ
Environment Minister opens largest green timber structure in UK
National Park Headquarters : Page Park

ECOSpace
Award to Carnegie College workshop, Dunfermline : RMJM

Dawyck Botanic Garden
Simpson & Brown Architects’ visitor centre unveiled : Dawyck Botanic Garden

Design Awards
16 May, Edinburgh: Scottish Design Awards

Haymarket Offices
No 1 Osborne Terrace receives planning approval : Broadway Malyan

Venice Pavilion
Venice Biennale entries in more detail

Planning etc. (Scotland) Act 2006
Major changes to making planning applications: Scottish Planning Act

Gullane Houses
East Lothian project : Paterson Architects

RIAS Convention
Images of Convention speakers

Degree Shows
2 – 27 Jun University of Edinburgh; 21 Jun – 4 Jul Edinburgh College of Art

Designing Places
Homes for Scotland Designing Places Awards results

Trump Resort Revision
Amendments to Donald Trump golf resort application to reduce amount of sand dune stabilisation required, described as a ‘minor tweak’

Colombo Building
New images of British High Commission, Sri Lanka : Richard Murphy Architects

Dining Review
Ok, so we went back to this joint that on our first visit gave us lunch menus then on ordering not a single item was available….now recommended: The Outsider

Stromness Pierhead
RIAS design competition – Pierhead redevelopment shortlist:
Graeme Massie Architects, Malcolm Fraser Architects, Reiach and Hall

Design Awards
16 May, Edinburgh: Scottish Design Awards

St Andrews Houses
Planning permission for modern St Andrews houses by Edinburgh’s draw architects

Andy + Isi
RIAS honours Professors MacMillan + Metzstein at annual Convention

Egyptian Halls News
Key Greek Thomson building now under one ownership – Egyptian Halls

Madelvic Car Factory Demo
Waterfront Edinburgh & Buredi apply to demolish B-listed Madelvic production block

Jenny Dawe Makes a List
Edinburgh City Council leader, Jenny Dawe listed her priorities as the tram system, affordable housing & school rebuilding/refurbishment, in speech on Lib Dem/SNP coalition 1st anniversary

Red Road Demo
Glasgow’s tallest tower blocks set for demolition: Red Road flats

Novotel Edinburgh Park
£14.6m four-star 170-bed hotel complete, located next to By-pass just southwest of Edinburgh Park Station. The Novotel uses a ground-source heating system

Haymarket Masterplan
Haymarket Station – new images / text from Aedas

RSA Gold Medal to gm+ad
Review of 2008 RSA Exhibition
SWCHC Headquarters Building Glasgow

Tudsbery Centre
Craigmillar Wellness Centre : Smith Scott Mullan Associates

BDP
Edinburgh studio news

New Town Kiosk
St Andrew Square Pavilion : lee boyd

Haymarket Images
Richard Murphy Architects – Haymarket Amended Drawing submission

Andy Stoane
Images of The Apartment + Swanston Avenue extension added: Andrew Stoane

Venice Pavilion Images
Venice Biennale – Gareth Hoskins wins

A+DS Health Guide
First publication designed specifically to support better healthcare development in Scotland – ‘Masterplanning Health’ – to address a frequently underdeveloped aspect of UK hospitals. Gareth Hoskins, ‘Scotland’s Healthcare Design Champion’, said: "This document includes case studies of two projects where a design led process has brought real value and opportunity to the commissioning health authority. We hope that healthcare clients will embrace masterplanning as a tool to promote and assist the delivery of the humane, optimistic and sustainable environments we all aspire to."

Duntarvie Castle
West Lothian castle on Hopetoun Estate receives planning consent to become a corporate headquarters & conference facility with accommodation. Ruinous Duntarvie is classified as an ancient monument as it’s roofless

Stirling Prize Judges
Scotland’s Gordon Murray of gm+ad to join prestigious Stirling Prize jury: judges incl. Lauren Laverne, Ben van Berkel, Shelley McNamara & Kieran Long

Pecha-Kucha
Pecha-Kucha Edinburgh Vol. 2 @ RIAS Convention

55-61 Jeffrey St
Former tannery site adj Jury’s Inn Hotel – planning approval for flats + hotel extension

 

Scottish National Showground by Make
Aberdeenshire Golf Resort Proposals Trump Inquiry
Meadowbank Stadium calls for public inquiry
Scottish schools suffer from sick building syndrome
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
St James Centre
Tynecastle stadium
Quartermile Edinburgh

Scottish Architecture News

Edinburgh Restaurants

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