Thursday 29 August 2013

Housing Awards Shortlist Announced!

We are delighted to announce the 2013 Saltire Housing Design Awards 2013


Lesley Riddoch Unveils Saltire Awards Shortlist...

With Scottish Minister Set to Present the Accolades


Saltire Society Housing Design Awards Guest Chair Lesley Riddoch has announced a diverse awards shortlist for 2013, with the scheme enjoying another year of encouraging submissions from across Scotland’s innovative housing stock.


The Society has also revealed that Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Minister for Housing and Welfare- Margaret Burgess MSP - will present the gongs at the 76th annual ceremony on the 9th September at the Lighthouse, Glasgow.


The full 2013 Saltire Society Housing Design Awards Shortlist is as follows:

Large Scale Housing Development

 - Dunsmuir Street, Govan: Anderson Bell + Christie Architects


Small Scale Housing Development

- Bridge of Dye, Banchory: NORD Architecture


Alterations, renovations and extensions

- Little Ennochie, Finzean, Banchory:Michael Rasmussen Associates

- Westbourne Drive, Bearsden: NORD Architecture

- Grange Loan, Edinburgh: Helen Lucas Architects


Single Dwelling - New Build

- The Ramp House, Portobello: Chambers McMillan Architects

- Artists Residence, Perth: Fergus Purdie Architects

- Passive House, North Berwick: Brennan & Wilson Architects

- Turf House, Kilmaluag, Skye: Rural Design


Innovation in Housing Award

- Stewart Milne Group Design Guide

- South Seeds Energy Snapshot Report




An Award to the value of £1500 will be made for a work of art and/or craft designed to enhance and enrich the built environment (in its broadest sense). Student artists and craftsmen working in any suitable medium were invited to enter a graduation piece for the 2013 award by nomination. The Award endeavours to enable the winner to pursue a research project, including international travel related to their practice. The winner will also receive an Award certificate and membership of the Society. The shortlisted candidates are;

Allison Secker                                                             
The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture

Anna Barbieri, Andy Casey, Chlose Fawcett, Sniedze Riekstina    
Glasgow School of Art

Marcus Rothnie                                            
Edinburgh College of Art

Louise Paterson                                            
University of Dundee

Lisa Irvine                                                       
University of Strathclyde



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