The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has announced a shortlist of 7 projects for its celebrated RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award.
The Black House, Isle of Skye (contract value not for publication)
Dualchas Architects Ltd for a Private Client
Collective on Calton Hill, Edinburgh (£4 m)
Collective Architecture for City of Edinburgh Council and Collective
The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience, Craigellachie (£140 m)
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners for Edrington
Mackintosh at the Willow, Glasgow (contract value not for publication)
Simpson & Brown for Willow Tea Rooms Trust
Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service – The Jack Copland Centre, Edinburgh (£30 m)
Reiach and Hall Architects for Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service
Tollcross Housing Association Offices, Glasgow (£2.92 m)
Elder and Cannon Architects for Tollcross Housing Association
V&A Dundee (£80.1 m)
Kengo Kuma & Associates with PiM.studio Architects and James F Stephen Architects for Dundee City Council
Judging will take place at the end of September against a range of criteria, including architectural integrity; usability and context; delivery and execution; and sustainability. This year’s judges are Prof. Sadie Morgan, dRMM (Chair), Henry McKeown, jm architects and Prof. Mona Siddiqui OBE Hon FRIAS. The winner will be announced live at a dinner at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh on 4th October by Aileen Campbell, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government and the Doolan family.