Scottish buildings win architecture prizes

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Ten Scottish buildings have been awarded for their architectural excellence by the Royal Institue of British Architects (RIBA).

They, along with 87 other winners, are now being considered for the £20,000 RIBA stirling prize which is awarded to the building of the year.

The president of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, Sholto Humphries, said:

“It is clear that Scottish architectural talent is competing strongly, both within the UK and more widely.”

 

President of RIBA, Ruth Reed, said: “Winning projects demonstrate that even in constrained times committed clients working with talented architects can achieve architectural excellence.

“These well-designed buildings will add huge value to the lives, prosperity, health and pride of their owners, users and communities.”