Saltire Society Housing Design Awards Announced

The 2016 Saltire Society Housing Design Awards have been announced by Kirsty Wark at the Edinburgh Centre of Carbon Innovation. A packed house was there to celebrate the best of Scottish Architecture including the Minister for Local Government and Housing, Kevin Stewart MSP. 

Now in their 79th year the awards were initiated by renowned architect Robert Hurd. This year's ceremony included a discussion on the history of the awards with Kirsty Wark, Malcolm Fraser and Toby Paterson chaired by Jude Barber. 

 

The winners were-

Innovation in Housing

Hab-Lab Partnership

 

Alterations, Renovations and Extensions

 MUCKLE ROE CHAPEL

 

and

BLAKEBURN

 

Single Dwelling New Build

Tigh Na Croit

 

Landscape in Housing

Glasgow Commonwealth Games Athletes Village

 

 

The Saltire Medal

BLAKEBURN

 

 

There were also commendations for:

Konishi Gaffney's The Sunken Extention

Collective Architecture Sighthill Renovation

Smith Scott Mullan's Tudsbury Court

Chambers McMillan's The Rings

 

 

Posted on 30 June 2016 under Architecture