RIBA Award Winners Announced
May 30 2008
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland has announced five Scottish winners of the 2008 RIBA Awards, with Glasgow's BBC HQ at Pacific Quay amoing the winners, together with the Stromness Pier Arts Centre, whcih picked up the Grand Prix at this year's Scottish Design Awards.
"This year¹s RIBA awards demonstrate, once again, that Scottish architects who work within one of the most demanding climates in Europe are creating buildings which stand comparison with the very best in the UK, " said Arnie Dunn, President of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland.
"The RIAS is particularly pleased with the diverse building types represented on this year¹s list, which demonstrate the skills of our membership across a tremendous range of highly complex and demanding projects."
The Scottish 2008 RIBA Award winners in full are.
BBC Scotland at Pacific Quay, Glasgow by David Chipperfield Architects
Castlemilk Stables, Glasgow by Elder and Cannon Architects
New Arts Faculty Building, University of St Andrews by Reiach and Hall Architects
Pier Arts Centre, Victoria Street, Stromness by Reiach and Hall Architects
Todlaw Supported Housing, Duns by Oliver Chapman Architects
The judging panel for this year, chaired by Jamie Fobert, architect and winner of the 2003 Manser Medal, also included Arnie Dunn, President of the RIAS, and Daphne Thissen, Acting Head of the Press and Culture Department of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The panel was advised by RIAS Secretary & Treasurer, Neil Baxter.
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