Conservation and building adaption

This design award category focuses on the re-use of existing building stock. The scheme either demonstrated exceptional standards in the field of conservation or delivered an appropriate new use for a previously underutilised structure. The winning schemes have facilitated new life into the property whilst retaining its character and interest. 

AALDA 2018 Winners


Coldstone House and Steadings

A sensitive restoration project using traditional skills and materials to reinstate the original form of the historic buildings.

This project has been awarded:
Commended

LDN Architects


Granary Street Huntly 

A good example of sensitively regenerating redundant buildings in a historic town centre location with well designed private courtyard gardens.

This project has been awarded:
Commended

Graham Mitchell Architects


Maryculter Trinity Church

Exemplary specialist stained and leaded glass conservation work including the provision of discreet protective secondary glazing.

This project has been awarded:
Distinction

Michael Zappert


Scarth Craig - Amy Row, Cowie, Stonehaven 

Striking transformation of redundant utilitarian building to form colourful art deco inspired house.

This project has been awarded:
Highly Commended

Roundhouse Architecture Limited


Portsoy Sail Loft 

A superb conversion of a derelict 19th century sail making factory into high quality bunkhouse accommodation.

This project has been awarded:
Distinction

LDN Architects


The Old Clocktower, Stonehaven

The sound restoration of a key historic landmark including the creative adaption of its confined interior to create an exhibition space.

This project has been awarded:
Highly Commended

David Chouman Architect


Todhead Lighthouse

A high quality adaptation of former lighthouse for residential use with minimum intervention.

This project has been awarded:
Highly Commended

Moxon Architects Limited