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Historic Buildings & Conservation

This category includes historic buildings and conservation projects that have been completed since last May. To find buildings from previous years please use the archive and search functions on the menu to the right.
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Buildings 1-14 out of 14 displayed.
Above Adventure has successfully rescued a former church in Kilmarnock and brought it back in to use as a climbing and bouldering centre. The completion of this £4million project represents the culmination of ten years of work to develop...

Fairburn Tower was built in around 1545 and is a typical example of a four-storey Scottish tower house. Adaptations in the early 17th century saw the addition of a fine stair turret. Aside of these adaptations, the building is a rare survival...

The Gala Fairydean Rovers Spectators Stand in the small Scottish Borders town of Galashiels is one of the most exciting pieces of modern architecture in the UK. It opened in 1964 during a period of architectural optimism in Europe in general, at...

This B-listed Georgian house in the Portobello Conservation Area in Edinburgh had been used for commercial purposes (latterly a dental surgery) for almost a century when the owners purchased it in 2012. Unsympathetic extensions to the rear and...

Izat Arundell have sensitively transformed a Category A listed mews building in Edinburgh’s New Town into a contemporary two-bedroom home. The brief was to retain the essence of the historic building, introduce a new breathable insulated...

Timber clad balcony extension and internal renovation to A Listed apartment at Moray Place, Edinburgh New Town located within UNESCO World Heritage Site. This demanding project included the demolition and rebuilding of a first floor...

A former Salvation Army Citadel has been radically transformed into new office space in the East End of Glasgow. Now known as New Olympia House, the space will support in the region of 30 full time jobs. The £1.7m development has been...

Located in the small Shetland village of North Roe, North Roe Kirk operated as a Methodist community church for over century. In 2019, it was sold by Church of Scotland due to financial pressures and a declining congregation. To bring this...

In light of the UK's aim to achieve Net Zero by 2050, businesses are taking greater steps to run their operations in an environmentally conscious manner. This can range from using electric or hybrid business vehicles to altering business...

Following in the footsteps of our acclaimed renovation of the New York Public Library, Mecanoo undertook the challenging task of revitalizing Perth's former City Hall—a structure that epitomizes the grandeur of the Edwardian Period, dating...

The original Kelso High School was established in 1878. A new building with increased capacity, designed in an Art Deco style by Reid and Forbes Architects, was opened in 1939. This building remains today and is listed as Grade B. The school...

If a derelict building has a colourful past, why can’t it also enjoy a bright future? Lar has converted a derelict, disused church into four high-quality mid-market rental homes. This complex project on a tight city centre site breathes new...

The Engine Yard in northeast Edinburgh consists of two brickwork buildings: the Big Shed and the Wee Shed; they are Category B-listed as the “Shrubhill Tramway Workshops”. These large buildings were used to house machinery and...

This project has created a vibrant and highly flexible community foodhall designed to celebrate architectural heritage alongside contemporary interventions to create a warm, textured, human-scaled and inviting place. The need to support and...

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