Edinburgh News – November 2010 : Architecture, Building

Edinburgh News – November 2010 : Buildings in Scotland

Edinburgh News : November 2010

Edinburgh & Lothian Building News for November 2010

Edinburgh News – Nov 2010

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

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

Belhaven Hill School
Belhaven Hill School, Dunbar by Paterson Architects, photos by Keith Hunter. 3 Nov

My Place Awards News
Scottish Civic Trust My Place Awards 2011 : Launch News. 2 Nov

Newbattle Bridge News
A timber bridge located within wooded grounds at Newbattle Abbey College (Midlothian) has won "The Best Use of British Timber" category in the Wood Awards. Built and designed by Forestry Commission engineers, the 14 metre bridge links parkland to the mature woodlands around the college. 1 Nov

Edinburgh News – Highlights from Rest of 2010

New Edinburgh Gallery
Edinburgh College of Art Gallery Proposal
image : Oliver Chapman Architects
Edinburgh College of Art Gallery : design by Oliver Chapman Architects

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop wins Arts Funding Prize
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
image from SHA
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop wins £3M prize

Stirling Prize Winner : MAXXI
Zaha Hadid wins Stirling Prize at last

Images of Steven Holl Building
Views of the Glasgow School of Art Competition building released

Athletes’ Village News
Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village approval, Glasgow

Venice Biennale
Editor Adrian Welch was at 2010 Venice Biennale – photos online

Festival Theatre Extension News
Proposed extension to Festival Theatre criticised by Cockburn Association

100% of Architects Against “City Square” Proposal
Union Terrace Gardens Aberdeen

 

Commonwealth Games
St Marys Cathedral
Royal Museum of Scotland
Ocean Terminal
National Portrait Gallery
St James Centre

Scottish Architecture News

Glasgow News

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