Shortlist announced for RIAS Awards 2018

The Oriam sports performance centre in Edinburgh is one of 25 projects shortlisted

A sports performance centre in Edinburgh, a new hospital in Dumfries and a Glasgow-based distillery are among the buildings in contention for the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) Awards 2018.

A 25-strong shortlist has been announced, with RIAS president Stewart Henderson commenting on the “continuing high standard” of submissions. He added, “The quality of architecture being produced the length and breadth of the country is hugely impressive. Practices, large and small, continue to demonstrate the strength and purpose of the profession in Scotland.”

The shortlist for Scotland comprises the following buildings (listed alphabetically):

An Crùbh, Isle of Skye  (WT Architecture for Camuscross & Duisdale Initiative)

Barmulloch Residents Centre, Glasgow (Collective Architecture for Barmulloch Community Development Company)

Bath Street Collective Custom Build (John Kinsley Architects for Bath Street Collective Custom Build Ltd)

The Black Shed, Isle of Skye (Mary Arnold-Forster Architect for a private client)

Boroughmuir High School, Edinburgh (Allan Murray Architects Ltd for Children & Families Department, City of Edinburgh Council)

Clydebank Leisure Centre, West Dunbartonshire  (Kennedy FitzGerald Architects LLP for West Dunbartonshire Council)

Clydeside Distillery, Glasgow (Hypostyle Architects for Morrison Glasgow Distillers Ltd)

Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, Dumfries  (Ryder Architecture and NBBJ for NHS Dumfries and Galloway)

The Engine Shed, Stirling (HES with Reiach and Hall Architects)

Falls of Shin, Sutherland  (CH Architecture Ltd for Kyle for Sutherland Development Trust)

The Garment Factory, Glasgow (Morgan McDonnell Architecture Ltd for Castleforge Partners)

Guardswell Farm, Perthshire (Ben Scrimgeour Building Workshop for Guardswell Farm)

The Hawkhead Centre, Paisley (Page \ Park Architects for Scottish War Blinded)

Humpty House, Angus (Ben Scrimgeour Building Workshop for a Private Client)

Leith Fort, Edinburgh (Collective Architecture & Malcolm Fraser Architects for Port of Leith Housing Association / City of Edinburgh Council)

Lochside House, West Highlands (Haysom Ward Miller Architects for a Private Client)

McEwan Hall, Edinburgh (LDN Architects for The University of Edinburgh)

Muirfield (Community Enterprise Centre), Cumbernauld (Collective Architecture for North Lanarkshire Council)

Nucleus, The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Caithness Archive, Wick (Reiach and Hall Architects for The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority)

Oriam – Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre, Edinburgh  (Reiach and Hall Architects for Oriam – Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre)

Pairc Niseaboist and Talla na Mara, Isle of Harris (Rural Design for West Harris Trust)

Perth Theatre (Richard Murphy Architects Ltd for Horsecross Arts Ltd)

Ripple Retreat, Callander (Kettle Collective for Its Good 2 Give)

Saltcoats Town Hall, North Ayrshire (McLean Architects for North Ayrshire Council)

St Cecilia’s Hall Concert Room and Music Museum, Edinburgh (Page \ Park Architects for The University of Edinburgh)

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries, designed by Richard Murphy Architects for Fife Council, won the 2017 RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award.