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
Alterations, Renovations and Extensions
MUCKLE ROE CHAPEL
Single Dwelling New Build
Tigh Na Croit
Landscape in Housing
Glasgow Commonwealth Games Athletes Village
The Saltire Medal
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