RIBA AWARDS - SCOTLAND
Jury chair - Rab Bennetts Lay assessor - Marjorie Althorpe Guyton Regional representative - Andrew Wright
PRIVATE HOUSE, EDINBURGH Architect: Richard Murphy Architects www. richardmurphyarchitects. com Client: Lesley and Brian Knox This new-build mews house occupying a former garden in the New Town has front and rear facades of overlapping steel, glass and timber planes, framed by rubble stone walls. The bedrooms and garage are at ground level, with an open-plan living/dining/cooking space above.
Contract value: £400,000
THE SCOTTISH STORYTELLING CENTRE, EDINBURGH Architect: Malcolm Fraser Architects www. malcolmfraser. co. uk Client: Church of Scotland A storytelling court at the heart of the building connects to the city through the front window, the natural world through the rear window and the sky through finned skylights. The building also includes a theatre and a tower marking the historic city gateway into Edinburgh.
Contract value: £2 million