A storage facility for the National Museums of Scotland, a London housing framework, and Ayr hospital extension. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions
National Museums of Scotland is looking for architects to design a storage facility in Port Edgar (pictured) in Edinburgh, alongside masterplanning for the area. The 4,000m2 structure will replace the current building and will form part of a long-term redevelopment of the museum facilities. [Requests to participate must be received by 2 December 2011]
The North River Alliance of London housing associations is on the hunt for architects and other design professionals. Services are required for two lots; one for projects worth up to £2.5 million and the other for those over £2 million. The four-year framework will cover new builds and refurbishments across the London boroughs of Islington, Hackney, Waltham Forest, Tower Hamlets, Enfield, Haringey, Barnet and Camden.[Requests to participate must be received by 9 December 2011]
Architects are called upon to design a new extension to Ayr hospital, Scotland, to provide additional outpatient accommodation and a new dental service. The two-year contract is due to begin in early 2012. [Requests to participate must be received by 14 December 2011]
View images, drawings and data for Benson + Forsyth’s Museum of Scotland and Gareth Hoskins’ National Museum of Scotland refurbishment in the AJ Buildings Library.