Borders

Manser Medal 2015 - longlist

RIBA rather slipped this one under the radar in June, but we were delighted to discover this week that after its success at the RIAS awards our Mill conversion project has been placed on the long list of 18 projects for the Manser Medal 2015.

Official press release from RIBA

The Manser Medal is awarded each year to the best new house designed by an Architect in the UK, and represents the pinnacle of house design accolades. The short list will be announced by RIBA on the 3rd September.

Press announcement via Bustler
Press announcement via Architects' Journal

 

Saltire Housing 2015 Design Award Winners

WT Architecture are delighted to announce another award for The Mill in the Saltire Society 2015 Housing Design Awards. We are particularly thrilled that our contractor Lawrie Construction has been awarded the Chartered Institute of Builder's 'Good Building Award' for his work on The Mill as the best built single house in Scotland.

To visit the project page, click here.

 

RIAS Award Winners 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WT Architecture are thrilled to announce that our project The Mill has received an RIAS award. The results were announced last night at the RIAS Award Ceremony, where it was great to be joined by the project team John Lawrie of Lawrie Construction who built it, Ben Adam of David Narro Associates Engineers and Bob Riddell our Quantity Surveyor. 

We were delighted to also hear that The Mill was shortlisted for the Historic Scotland Award for Conservation and Climate Change, a Special Category Award in which only a handful were selected.

Stay tuned for the Saltire Housing 2015 Design Awards announcement next week.

 

Click here to visit the project page. 

Commendation! EAA Awards 2015

We are trilled to announce that our Mill conversion project in the Borders has been awarded a Commendation at the 2015 Edinburgh Architectural Association Awards, in the Regeneration and Conservation category.

Mid Rock House, Elie, was also shortlisted for the Ambassador Award.

An open exhibition of the short listed projects is now display at the Edinburgh Architectural Association Office in 15 Rutland Square until 28th April 2015.

 

To view the Mill project page, please click here.

To visit the House in Elie project page, please click here. 

 

The Mill - publication feature

We are pleased see our recently completed Mill conversion in the Scottish Borders featured in this months 100th Anniversary Edition of Homes & Interiors Scotland. The article includes background information on the project, commentary from Wil Tunnell and stunning photographs by photographer, Andrew Lee.

Visit the H&IS website for a sneak preview, but be sure to pick up a hardcopy from your local newsagents to read the full article.

All the photographs can be viewed by visiting the project page on our website.

 

The Mill photographs

Stunning photographs have arrived of our completed Mill conversion project in the Borders. This project has been a labour of love for WT Architecture, as well as for contractors John Lawrie Builders. It is great to see the finished product being shown off here in predictably amazing images by photographer Andrew Lee.

Click here to go to the project page for more images.

 

The Crook Inn - Community Design Workshop 3

WT Architecture were delighted to receive yet another excellent turnout on Wednesday 21st January, for the third and final community workshop in the design process for the redevelopment of The Crook Inn in the Scottish Borders.

This workshop saw us present the final developed designs to the community for the third time, and again generated some very constructive feedback. The design process has been guided by the brief development and community design feedback undertaken in the previous two workshops and over the past few months. Over the next few weeks, WT Architecture will be collating and responding to the community's latest feedback, and preparing for a Planning application submission.

Click here to view The Crook Inn project page.

 

The Mill photoshoot

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WT Architecture have been spending the last few days down in the Scottish Borders with eminent architectural photographer Andrew Lee, getting some shots done of our recently completed mill conversion near Biggar. We are eagerly awaiting delivery of the finished products, and look forward to posting them online soon.

Click here to view the project page.

 

The Crook Inn - Community Design Workshop 2

WT Architecture were delighted to receive yet another excellent turnout on Wednesday 22nd October, for the second workshop in the community design process for the redevelopment of The Crook Inn in the Scottish Borders.

This workshop saw us present outline design proposals to the community for the first time, and generated some very constructive feedback. The outline design process has been guided by the brief development and community design feedback undertaken in the first workshop and over the past few months.

Over the next few months, WTArchitecture will be developing detailed designs, taking on board suggestions from the community, an will be presenting these at Workshop 3 in January 2015.

Click to view The Crook Inn project page.