Edinburgh News – June 2009 : Architecture, Building

Edinburgh News – June 2009 : Buildings in Scotland

Edinburgh News : June 2009

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Haymarket UNESCO News
Haymarket Hotel
picture from the architect
UNESCO has demanded major changes to the The Haymarket hotel design
News update re UNESCO report : Edinburgh World Heritage Status. Picked up by the AJ, Archnewsnow, etc.

Remembering Little Sparta
Remembering Little Sparta
Torso, the Roman Garden Series (Paper relief) © Janet Boulton
Little Sparta Exhibition at ECA

Leith Docks Redevelopment
Leith Docks Redevelopment
picture from the architect
Leith Docks : Public Funding Call

Scottish Parliament Debate
Scottish Parliament
photo © Adrian Welch
Brian Stewart quoted in The Scotsman as saying the "scars had healed" over the reaction to the Scottish Parliament. He will take part in a question-and-answer session along with former Culture Minister Linda Fabiani, following a special screening of ‘The Holyrood Files’, the Wark Clements film about the project, at the Filmhouse. "There are some things being done that one doesn’t particularly like – I hate the railings at the ponds [Ed. a disgrace, indeed] – but the strength of the building is still there". The film is based on the TV documentary commissioned by the BBC

Commonwealth Games Village
Shortlisted Entry by Ian Simpson, gm+ad, Elder and Cannon, Reiach and Hall and NORD
Commonwealth Games Athletes Village. 30 Jun

Andy Goldsworthy Work
Striding Arches
picture from the architect
Striding Arches, Dumfriesshire by Andy Goldsworthy. 29 Jun

First Chinese Building for Scottish Practice
Xiling building
picture from the architect
Xiling Gateway China – Exclusive : Sutherland Hussey Architects

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
picture from the architect
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop proposal by Sutherland Hussey Architects. 24 Jun

Working Drawing
Alan Dunlop drawing
picture from the architect
Alan Dunlop Drawings

Scottish Event
Scottish Renaissance Towns Conference : by the Community for the Community – 25 Jun

Commonwealth Games Village
City Legacy consortium preferred development partner to deliver the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Athletes Village. 23 Jun

Scottish Eco Homes
Scotland’s first New Energy Homes have been built in the Highlands. 23 Jun

Paisley Nursery
Happitots Nursery, Paisley : Atkins. 18 Jun

Douglas Street Glasgow
Douglas Street Development : riach partnership. 17 Jun

Hazelwood School Award
Hazelwood School features on RIAI Awards 2009 Shortlist

GHA News
The board of Glasgow Housing Association set to quit : Glasgow Housing. 13 Jun

Prince Charles Controversy
Chelsea Barracks News : Richard Rogers Design Dropped. 12 Jun

Silverburn Expansion
Planning submission due for £20m Final phase of Silverburn

George House Glasgow
George House : Reiach and Hall Architects

RIBA Lubetkin Prize Shortlisting
British High Commission Colombo by Richard Muprhy : Lubetkin Prize Shortlist. 11 Jun

New Ayr Campus
University of the West of Scotland’s new £70m Ayr Campus approved. 10 Jun

Stirling of Stirlings
RIBA Journal online poll winner : best British-designed building of the past 175 years is The Glasgow School of Art. 8 Jun

Caltongate – UNESCO Report
Caltongate
picture from the architect
UNESCO inspectors’ report demands the council review the whole Caltongate development: Caltongate Development. 6 Jun

Edinburgh Degree Show Open
Edinburgh University Architecture Degree Show

Creative Showcase – Napier End of Year Show
Edinburgh Napier University – School of Arts & Creative Industries : Creative Showcase

River Ericht Visitors Centre
Ericht Visitors Centre : Sutherland Hussey Architects

Public Inquiry for Zed Hotel
Former Odeon Cinema, Clerk Street, by 7N, previously make

Sebastian Tombs
A+DS Chief Exec, and former RIAS Secretary, resigns, to leave mid-July

Schop Exhibition Opens
Nigel Peake ‘Making Ends Meet’ : Schop

Scottish Ballet Photos
Exclusive photos of Scottish Ballet building as it nears completion. 4 Jun

Haymarket Public Inquiry
Public Inquiry into the proposals for The Haymarket finishes

United Distillers Building News
United Distillers Redevelopment Submission by Archial

Peffermill Microlofts Edinburgh
Work nearing completion on Edinburgh Microflats – 34 flats : Studio DuB

Edinburgh Photographer
Chris Humphreys Photography added to Edinburgh Links page. Chris Humphreys Photography offers a full architectural photography service for both interiors and exteriors throughout the UK. Chris is an architect and photographer, this makes him ideally placed to understand the specific requirements for capturing the best in a building. Rates start at £250 per building depending on location.

Scottish Design Awards
Gareth Hoskins Architects picked up hatrick of Awards at the Scottish Design Awards incl. ‘Architect Team of the Year’. 1 Jun

Langside College
Langside College Campus Ahead of Schedule and on Budget : Archial Architects

New Masters Course
MDes Interior Architecture programme at Napier University. 1 Jun

 

Edinburgh News – Highlights May 2009

Usher Hall Extension – photos
Glasgow School of Art Design Competition : Shortlist
Norwegian Operahouse by Snøhetta : Mies van der Rohe Award Winner, 2009
Commonwealth Games Village Shortlist
Royal Museum of Scotland Contractor appointed
Ocean Terminal Revisions
Haymarket Station – new images
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
St James Centre
Hearts Stadium
Quartermile Edinburgh

Scottish Architecture News

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