Edinburgh News in December 2010, Contemporary Buildings in Scotland, Design

Edinburgh News December 2010

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Edinburgh News – Dec 2010

Holy Island Buildings
Lindisfarne lookout tower
image from architects
Lindisfarne Buildings, Northumberland by Edinburgh’s ICOSIS Architects. 8 Dec

Sampey House
Aberlady Home : Paterson Architects. 6 Dec

Great Western Road House
New Aberdeen House – design by McColl Architects. 5 Dec

Clydegate Pavilion
Clydegate Office Pavilion Building – photos : Austin Smith Lord. 2 Dec

Hutchie Housing
Hutchie Housing, Gorbals – photos : PagePark Architects. 1 Dec

Edinburgh News – Highlights from Nov 2010

Alain de Botton
Alain de Botton philosopher : article for e-architect. 30 Nov

Govan School
Govan Primary School : Anderson Bell Christie. 30 Nov

Stirling University Library
University of Stirling Library : Lewis & Hickey Architects. 26 Nov

Grove Academy
Grove Academy Dundee : Holmes Partnership. 26 Nov

Tallest UK Building
The Shard London : now the ‘Tallest Tower in UK’. 26 Nov

SCHOP Exhibition
Exhibition of furniture from the Skewed House until 21 Dec – see Edinburgh Events

Belfast Competition
Expo West Belfast Competition, Northern Ireland : expressions of interest invitation. 22 Nov

Best Building in Scotland
Best Building in Scotland : Doolan Prize

Denny Building Proposals
Denny Buildings design proposals – Urban Realm initiative. 19 Nov

West Centre
West Centre, Drumchapel : Anderson Bell Christie architects. 19 Nov

Sugarhouse Close Edinburgh
Sugarhouse Close Edinburgh
Oberlanders Architects secure planning consent for mixed-use circa £15m development in Edinburgh Old Town : Sugarhouse Close. 17 Nov

Todlaw Two
Todlaw Housing – design by Oliver Chapman Architects, Edinburgh. 17 Nov

John O’Groats Approval
Detailed planning application submitted by Edinburgh-based architects GLM to redevelop and transform John O’Groats : John O’Groats Building. 17 Nov

Greendykes Housing
Greendykes Housing by Austin Smith Lord. 16 Nov

GIA Awards
GIA Awards winners online. 15 Nov

Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
£35m proposals abandoned due to threatened funding cuts: scheme to replace the Britain’s largest glasshouse halted despite officials warning they have an “appalling carbon footprint”: Edinburgh Royal Botanic Gardens. 11 Nov

Granton Gasholder
B-listed Granton gasholder due for demolition. Refurbishment costed at £5.2m against deomolition and de-contamination at £2.5m. The gasholder was listed in 1998 and is the last of three that stood on the site until a few years ago. 5 Nov

MSP Attacks Edinburgh Architecture
Dr Ian McKee launched a scathing attack on Edinburgh University, branding the institution a “vandal” which has been “let loose” on Edinburgh’s historic buildings. Amongst familiar – and deserved – targets such as the Appleton Tower, Princes Street and the St James Centre, he describes the transformation of Potterrow as having “the ambience of a deserted factory site”. He also criticised listing and retention of the elegant Commonwealth Pool. 5 Nov

V&A Dundee Winner
V&A Dundee : contest won Kengo Kuma & Associates. 3 Nov

Edinburgh News for August

Commonwealth Games
Royal Museum of Scotland
Ocean Terminal
Edinburgh World Heritage
Haymarket Station
Jewel & Esk Valley College
National Portrait Gallery
St James Centre
Hearts Stadium
Quartermile Edinburgh

Scottish Architecture News

Glasgow News

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