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  • Aerial Adventures in East Kilbride

RIAS/Saint-Gobain Emerging Architect Award

This inaugural award recognises the crucial role architects play in delivering a better world and encourages the great architects of the future at the outset of their careers. TAP Architecture win, recognising two innovative and technically challenging projects: the Aerial Adventures, East Kilbride, and the Scottish National Waterski Centre, Dunfermline.

  • The Ross Fountain, Credit City of Edinburgh Council

Ross Fountain Restoration

Work has begun to restore Edinburgh's A-listed Ross Fountain to its former glory. After initial inspections, the cast-iron feature will be removed piece by piece this summer from West Princes Street Gardens before being repaired and returned in Spring 2018.

  • Edinburgh Edwardian flat refurbishment by Peden & Pringle Ltd - Seaside kitchen

Edinburgh Edwardian Flat Refurbishment

As one of four flats in an Edwardian mansion overlooking a beach on the Edinburgh coast, the starting point for the design of this room was the rugged landscape. ‘The clients wanted the space to tie in with the tones of the sand and sea outside,’ explains Camilla Pringle, who was responsible for designing and supplying the kitchen.

  • 21 Hill Place, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

21 Hill Place, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

Architects Austin-Smith:Lord were appointed by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh to refurbish the four upper storeys of their category B listed property at 21 Hill Place in Edinburgh. Prominently positioned on the corner of Nicolson Street, facing Nicolson Square, 21 Hill Place is one of the key buildings on this major thoroughfare.

  • St Andrew Square Edinburgh aerial photo

Edinburgh Schools, Photos – Buildings

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), in light of the report into the defects that led to the closure of 17 schools in Edinburgh earlier this year and subsequent events, announced the formation of a Commission of Past Presidents to investigate the issue of build quality in the construction industry, and what needs to be done to address it.

Edinburgh Architecture Walking Tours: Guides

Major contemporary buildings include the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh by EMBT/RMJM and the Museum of Scotland (extension) in Edinburgh by Benson + Forsyth. Famous architects with buildings in Scotland include Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Norman Foster, Steven Holl and David Chipperfield.