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2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture & Design

2016 year of innovation, architecture and design logo

2016 was designated as the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design by the Scottish Government, a theme which presented a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and showcase the wealth and diversity of architecture and design across Scotland. 

Aberdeenshire has a long and illustrious history of producing skilled and inspiring architects, designers, engineers and innovators, whose work and influence can be seen not only throughout the region but across the world.

On these pages you can see a snapshot of the people and places which shape Aberdeenshire through their design, and to inspire you to visit and find out more. 

Buildings of Aberdeenshire: A Celebration

Find out about some of our favourite architecture in Aberdeenshire, its history and how to visit.

Aberdeenshire's Architects

Find out about some of Aberdeenshire's architects: how their works have helped to shape the region and their influence around the world.