Edinburgh News – October 2010 : Architecture, Building

Edinburgh News – October 2010 : Buildings in Scotland

Edinburgh News : October 2010

Edinburgh & Lothian Building News for October 2010

Edinburgh News – Oct 2010

New Edinburgh Gallery
Edinburgh College of Art Gallery Proposal
image : Oliver Chapman Architects
Edinburgh College of Art Gallery : design by Oliver Chapman Architects. 27 Oct

Arup Scotland Office
Arup Scotland Office completed – project by haa design. 27 Oct

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop wins Arts Funding Prize
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
image from SHA
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop wins £3M prize. 26 Oct

UK Architecture Competition
Hastings Pier Competition, England : Relaunch News. 25 Oct

Longannet Power Station
Longannet Power Station clear front runner now said John Swinney. 22 Oct

Whitehaven Harbour Competition
Whitehaven Harbour Central Site, England : Shortlist News – including Edinburgh’s Richard Murphy Architects, RMJM and Austin-Smith Lord. 22 Oct

Whitecross Ideas Design Contest Winner
Whitecross Design Competition Winner : Malcolm Fraser Architects. 19 Oct

Architectural Discussion
Architecture Discussion : Article for e-architect by Chris Romer-Lee. 19 Oct

WAF Jury News
World Architecture Festival Awards : Super jury announced. 19 Oct

Langside College
Langside College Campus completed : Archial. 18 Oct

1 million Hits
e-architect passed 1 million hits in one day for the first time, on 12 Oct. Eleven years after starting (in Edinburgh) the online architecture resource is now one of the top 3 globally in terms of traffic and has more images ranked by google than any other architecture site, 62,140 currently.

Small Animal Hospital Wins Roses Award
Archial’s Small Animal Hospital Wins Gold at Roses Design Awards. 15 Oct

RMJM Tower
Okhta Tower, Russia – approval news : RMJM Architects. 15 Oct

Rock’s Dunbar
Rock’s restaurant review. 15 Oct

Olympia Theatre
Olympia Theatre project by PagePark Architects at Bridgeton Cross. 14 Oct

The Foundry
The Foundry Leamington Spa, England : Page / Park Architects. 14 Oct

BCO Awards
BCO Awards 2010 : Winners. 13 Oct

Archial News
Archial : New UK Office. 12 Oct

Edinburgh Debate
The Glass-House and partner organisations will be holding a lively and interactive debate on 21 Oct looking at the opportunities and challenges community organisations face when they take on the management and/or ownership of a community building: see Edinburgh Events. 11 Oct

V&A at Dundee
V&A Dundee – free public lecture 14 Oct at University of Dundee. 11 Oct

BCO Awards
BDP won twice at this year’s British Council for Offices Awards. The fit-out for PricewaterhouseCoopers at 141 Bothwell Street, Glasgow was national winner of the Fit-out of Workplace Award, and West Lothian Civic Centre, Livingston was winner of the National Innovation Award. 11 Oct

Donald’s at Aberlady, East Lothian – Review
Donald’s Aberlady restaurant review – 10 Oct

RIAS Lifetime Achievement Award
RIAS Lifetime Achievement Award : Jonathan Speirs. 8 Oct

Braes of Balvonie
Scotland’s Housing Expo to be renamed ‘Braes of Balvonie’, with all homes due for completion by Spring 2011. A sales office opens in October. 7 Oct

Undiscovered Scottish Architect
Architect, Matt Steele celebrated in new publication and conference. 7 Oct

Aberdeen Library Building
Aberdeen University Library Building, Scotland – news + images released Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects. 6 Oct

LOA+DS on at the Lighthouse
A+DS is currently running 6 exhibitions in The Lighthouse – see Edinburgh Events. 6 Oct

Norwegian Tourist Routes : Model for Scotland
Architecture and Design along 18 National Tourist Routes: a Tourism and Environmental Model for Scotland
e-architect attended this One-Day Conference on 5 Oct at The Hub:
Interview with architect Reiulf Ramstad by editor Adrian Welch

Drumfin Houses, Isle of Mull
Drumfin Housing : City Architecture Office, Edinburgh. 5 Oct

Stirling Prize Thoughts
Stirling Prize 2010 Winner : Thoughts by Joyce Hwang for e-architect. 4 Oct

Traffic Increase
Visitors up across all 3 websites – last month’s traffic 34% up on previous

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

Manser Medal
Manser Medal : Shortlisted buildings + architects

RIBA Special Awards
RIBA Special Awards : Winners news

Architect Required – Scotland
Looking for an ambitious and dynamic Architect with 7-10 years experience to take forward and develop a branch of an established office located in Perthshire. Architect Jobs – new position added.

Building Regs Part L
The roll-out of the revised version of Part L of the Building Regulations could be delayed for six months: the new regulations were due to come into force on 1 Oct and will set more stringent energy performance targets for buildings.

Edinburgh News for September

Edinburgh News Highlights – Rest of 2010

V&A at Dundee Exhibition
V&A at Dundee : Exhibition exhibition of models and design concepts

Images of Steven Holl Building
Views of the Glasgow School of Art Competition building released. 18 Sep

Athletes’ Village News
Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village approval, Glasgow. 9 Sep

Venice Biennale
Editor Adrian Welch was at 2010 Venice Biennale – photos online. 3 Sep

Scotland’s Housing Expo
Scotland’s Housing Expo – more photos of various buildings. 16 Aug

Festival Theatre Extension News
Proposed extension to Festival Theatre criticised by Cockburn Association. 22 Jul

 

Commonwealth Games

Royal Museum of Scotland

Ocean Terminal

Jewel & Esk Valley College

St James Centre

Quartermile Edinburgh

Scottish Architecture News

Glasgow News

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