ARCHITECTURE: Regeneration

The Fruitmarket Gallery

Nomination

This project is located on Market Street in the centre of Edinburgh and comprises two separate, but adjoining properties – extending the existing Fruitmarket Gallery by bringing an original fruit warehouse and former nightclub [Nos36-39] immediately adjacent to the existing gallery venue [No45] into cultural use.  The proposals form one single extended venue for the Gallery, renovating and improving existing gallery facilities, adding new gallery space & learning suite and relocating new ancillary accommodation across both buildings accessed via a […]

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Waterfront Place, Dundee

Nomination

The brief for Waterfront Place took an integrated approach to the design of the 7044sqm space, to include the following facilities: hardstanding for event use; a landscaped zone; an interactive play area centred on a life-sized whale sculpture; an urban beach and an Active Travel Hub. It is a major civic space that excites, encourages a range of active uses, and engages all who choose to explore the wider waterfront. The project delivers a key point of outdoor activity and […]

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Heron Place

Nomination

Heron Place is a prominent waterfront residential development on reclaimed land within the Western Granton. Hackland +Dore Architects’ design delivers 104 new build homes and associated landscape providing 100% much needed affordable housing for Port of Leith Housing Association with a 46/58 ratio of social and mid-market rent on a tenure blind design by Hackland + Dore Architects. 82 no. flats and 22 no. three bed family duplexes at ground level all having access to integrated communal facilities and high-quality […]

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Riverside Dalmarnock

Nomination

The Riverside Dalmarnock development, which is situated adjacent to the neighbouring Commonwealth Games Village, meets key strategic priorities that are outlined in the Council’s Local Housing Strategy including promoting regeneration and enabling investment in the delivery of energy efficient new build homes across all tenures. Formerly home to Dalmarnock Power Station, the site has an extensive history steeped in heavy industry. As a consequence of this prolonged industrial activity the land has been left with traces of a variety of […]

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The HALO Enterprise & Innovation Centre

Nomination

Located on the site of the former Johnnie Walker whisky bottling plant, the HALO Enterprise & Innovation Centre is part of a wider masterplan to regenerate this 23-acre site in Kilmarnock town centre. The brief for the £63M masterplan is to create a dynamic commercial, educational, cultural, leisure and financially sustainable lifestyle quarter, powered by renewable energy, in which people can work, live, learn and play. The HALO will be the first town-centre net zero carbon energy project in Scotland, […]

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