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Aberdeenshire Architectural and Landscape Design Awards - 2018 winners
Coldstone House and Steadings - commended
A sensitive restoration project using traditional skills and materials to reinstate the original form of the historic buildings.
Granary Street, Huntly - commended
A good example of sensitively regenerating redundant buildings in a historic town centre location with well designed private courtyard gardens.
Maryculter Trinity Church - distinction
Exemplary specialist stained and leaded glass conservation work including the provision of discreet protective secondary glazing.
Scarth Craig, Cowie - highly commended
Striking transformation of redundant utilitarian building to form colourful art deco inspired house.
Portsoy Sail Loft - distinction
A superb conversion of a derelict 19th century sail making factory into high quality bunkhouse accommodation.
The Old Clocktower, Stonehaven - highly commended
The sound restoration of a key historic landmark including the creative adaption of its confined interior to create an exhibition space.
Todhead Lighthouse - highly commended
A high quality adaptation of former lighthouse for residential use with minimum intervention.
AD Home - commended
An innovative conceptual design that demonstrates cost effectiveness and sustainable principles in construction and energy efficiency.
Vertical Community - highly commended
An insightful project that explores the creation of vertical communities through the reconfiguration of post war multi storey housing blocks.
Future Proof Living (and Dying), Resomation Complex and Memorial Gardens - highly commended
A thought provoking project examining sustainable human disposition through resomation in a rural setting.
A Whole of Parts - commended
An inventive project looking at how architecture can facilitate people with dementia being integrated into the wider community.
Castleton, Ellon - commended
A good example of a traditionally inspired housing development with understated on street parking.
Chapelton - distinction
A high quality development with shared outdoor space and excellent landscaping to create a strong sense of place.
Heritage Way - distinction
An exemplary social housing development in a contemporary vernacular style which contributes to the regeneration of former industrial land.
Cra'widdie - commended
The impressive simplicity of form and external finish allows this residential property to sit comfortably in its sensitive rural setting.
Culardoch Shieling - highly commended
An outstanding outdoor retreat with a strong response to place that sits in harmony with the surrounding remote upland landscape.
Marchburn - highly commended
A fine example of a contemporary house with excellent internal layout and spatial qualities that relates well to its secluded woodland setting.
Lochanside - highly commended
An excellent new house designed for the owner’s home working lifestyle and future adaption.
Midmill Primary School - commended
A good community based facility with impressive internal layout incorporating a multi-purpose gathering space and dining hall.
Uryside Primary - commended
A bright spacious building with a good internal layout enriched by specially commissioned artwork and its relationship with the outdoor space.
Portsoy Boatbuilding Centre - distinction
A clever adaption of a redundant historic building which has resulted in educational and social benefits to the local community.
The Tin Coo - highly commended
A highly enterprising farm diversification business with an interesting use of materials to create a shop, play area and a cafe which incorporates a viewing gallery of the milking parlour.