Collective Architecture to deliver Camphill campus project

COLLECTIVE Architecture has won the competition to deliver a £10 million capital investment development over two of Camphill School Aberdeen’s three campuses.

The firm was chosen ahead of five other shortlisted practices to provide services for the Murtle and Camphill Estate projects.

RIAS Consultancy of The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) acted as advisor in the management of a competitive process to select an architect and multi-disciplinary design team.

Collective’s Mairi Laverty said, “Collective Architecture is delighted to have won the Camphill School Aberdeen competition. The project vision for Camphill School Aberdeen is inspiring and builds on their pioneering approach and legacy. Our concept design sought to respond to both the tranquil site and the particular needs and aspirations of residents, volunteers and staff. We look forward to working with Camphill School over the coming months and years to deliver a unique and ambitious project that will stand the test of time for the school and wider community.”

Kathleen Scott, Camphill School Aberdeen director of finance and corporate services added, “We have been overwhelmed by the response to the competition and very impressed by the overall standard of all of the shortlisted practices. CSA are delighted that Collective Architecture have won this closely contested competition and look forward to working with them to deliver our long-term campus wide vision.”

The other shortlisted practices were Anderson Bell + Christie, Hoskins Architects, James F Stephen Architects, jmarchitects, and Scott Brownrigg.