ARCHITECTURE: Regeneration

Chapelpark: A New Beginning

Nomination

Chapelpark, Forfar is a £5.6 million project which has transformed a B-listed school building into 29 high quality affordable homes for social rent, comprising 18 one-bedroom flats, 6 two-bedroom flats, 1 three-bedroom flat and 4 five-bedroom townhouses.

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Clydebank Community Sport Hub

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Redevelopment of a near derelict sports centre in Whitecrook, Clydebank for Clydebank Community Sport Hub and West Dunbartonshire Council.  The project involved the partial demolition and extension of an existing gym hall to create a new Community Sport Hub facility. Externally there are redeveloped pitches, allotments, community garden, new landscaping and a new public entrance from the street. The improved public realm along with increased employment is intended to help regenerate the local area.  The building form is simple using […]

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Anderston Phases 4 and 5

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The completion of Anderston Phases 4 & 5 concludes the regeneration of Anderston which began in 2004. These final phases provide an additional 206 new build flats, completed in sandstone and brick work, complementing the surrounding context. The development reinstates the missing section of Argyle Street, re-opens important vistas towards the city centre from Glasgow’s West End and vice versa. and stitches Anderston back into the surrounding area of Finnieston. The 189 mid market flats are a car free development, […]

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SPT Partick Interchange

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SPT’s Redevelopment of Partick Bus Station creates an attractive “forecourt” to the existing Rail/Subway station completing a transport hub that integrates bus, rail, subway, national cycle and local footpath networks providing multimodal connectivity and access for all. The existing bus station has been completely remodelled to provide a contemporary, high quality bus station facility in order to improve the passenger experience. The project involves the integration and enhancement of the public realm surrounding the interchange promoting and improving connectivity to […]

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Lister Learning and Teaching Centre

Nomination

The University of Edinburgh is to be congratulated on this significant and successful regeneration project. An attitude to reuse, reimagine and re-purpose an existing structure, rather than demolish and re-build is really the truly responsible approach to sustainability. The design and fit-out of the buildings have been steered by an ethos of interaction, engagement and creativity-to deliver this ambition a community of spaces has been imagined to give researchers, students/staff choice and control over their research and learning environment. This […]

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16 Church Street

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West Dunbartonshire Councils flagship office building at 16 Church Street Dumbarton, provides modern workspace for 500 staff, together with associated public services, in the heart of Dumbarton Town Centre, replacing their dilapidated building at Garshake Road on the outskirts of town. The site for the new building was identified to create a catalyst for the regeneration in Dumbarton Town Centre, together with ambitions to conserve the façade of William Leiper’s Grade A listed former Burgh Hall and Academy Building which, […]

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