ARCHITECTURE: Future Building or Project

Hermitage

Nomination

As with many projects initiated in lockdown, the initial consultations and ‘viewings’ with the client were online and virtual – it was a strange start. The client’s brief had ambition that equalled the opportunity presented by the existing house, and while they didn’t know what the wanted, they did know what the didn’t want. From those initial virtual encounters, we developed a concept based around a roof scape for a new extension, reimagining the kitchen with complementary open plan dining […]

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Re-Imagining Railway Stations

Nomination

For the Re-imagining Railway Stations Competition, Network Rail invited proposals that will challenge and re-imagine what a ‘station’ could become in the 21st century. 7N Architects’ winning ‘HUB Station’ concept, selected from over 200 international entries, envisions the railway as a progressive, sustainable mode of transport with a pivotal civic role in serving communities throughout the UK. 7N Architects’ are currently leading a design team including Arup, LUC and Gardiner & Theobald, working with Network Rail to develop design guidance including station […]

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Mosspark Boulevard, Glasgow

Nomination

Mosspark Boulevard affordable housing development comprises of 35 homes for social rent and associated amenity space on the former United Reformed Church Site in Glasgow. The proposal considers pedestrian and cycle routes, and city-wide sustainable transport strategies. The new homes designed for this scheme will provide high quality living as set out in the Design Schedule for Affordable Housing in Glasgow. The mix includes 1, 2 and 3 bed flats, including 10% adaptable standard accommodation. The materiality of the proposed […]

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Ionad Eilean Na h-Òige

Nomination

The location that inspired Whisky Galore and the site of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s first Scottish landfall, the Isle of Eriskay has an incredibly rich and eclectic history. Affectionately known as ‘Eilean h- Òige’ (the isle of youth), Eriskay was only first populated after the Highland Clearances and has a relatively short history of inhabitants, but a history that could rival any of its neighbours. Comann Eachdraidh Èirisgeidh (Eriskay Historical Society, CEE) was formed in 2010 by, and with help from, […]

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Mains of Carnousie

Nomination

Mains of Carnousie is a Category B listed Steading building located in rural Aberdeenshire. The outstanding quadrangular Steading, dating back to 1797, is listed on the Buildings at Risk Register. Planning is in process to restore the existing buildings into 6 dwellings along with an enabling development of an additional 15 energy efficient dwellings. The new homes will be modern in spirit but rooted in traditional architectural form. The main objective of the project is to save the unique Steading […]

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