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Community October 14, 2016

Scotstyle Top Ten: Finalist Ten

 Pier Arts Centre, Stromness   The 5-star Art Gallery and Museum in Stromness, Orkney, balances the modern and traditional styles. In 2007, Reiach and Hall Architects sympathetically extended the original listed […]

Community October 14, 2016

Scotstyle Top Ten: Finalist Nine

The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh   Construction on a new parliament building for the Sottish Government began in 1999, and Spanish architect Enric Miralles suggested that the building should represent Scotland as […]

Community October 14, 2016

Scotstyle Top Ten: Finalist Eight

Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee   Once a derelict lot and unofficial skateboard park, the DCA is now a cultural hub in Dundee city centre. Richard Murphy Architects won the international […]

Community October 14, 2016

Scotstyle Top Ten: Finalist Seven

Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh The initial planning of the Museum of Scotland building at the NMS caused much controversy… Lack of consultation on the design caused Princes Charles resigned as the museum’s […]

Community October 14, 2016

Scotstyle Top Ten: Finalist Six

Princes Square, Glasgow The award-winning 1986 retail development turned the 1840s centre into, as writer Bill Bryson said, “one of the most intelligent pieces of urban renewal”. Princes Square oozes class, from the […]

Community October 14, 2016

Scotstyle Top Ten: Finalist Five

Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee   The Rep Theatre’s previous home was destroyed by fire in 1963, and eventually in 1979, the local council decided they should have a purpose-built building. […]

Community October 14, 2016

Scotland’s Building of the Century

The Scotstyle top ten Scottish buildings from the past 100 years has been announced, but which one gets your vote as building of the century?   2016 is Scotland’s Year […]

Community October 14, 2016

Scotstyle Top Ten: Finalist Four

Hermit’s Castle, Achmelvich   Reputedly Europe’s smallest castle, this one-man dwelling is known locally as Hermit’s Castle. The poured concrete building is well camouflaged in the surrounding rocks, and wouldn’t look out […]

Community October 14, 2016

Scotstyle Top Ten: Finalist Three

Rothesay Pavilion, Isle of Bute The beating heart of Bute community life, Rothesay Pavilion has hosted tea dances and concerts, football matches and political debates. Designed in 1936 by award-winning architect James Carrick, […]

Community October 13, 2016

Scotstyle Top Ten: Finalist Two

The India Tyre And Rubber Factory, Inchinnan   As the only Category A-listed Art Deco building in Scotland still in commercial use, this finalist certainly packs a punch… The office block […]

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