Konishi Gaffney Architects win Kilcreggan Competition ‘A future for rural communities’

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The Competition ‘A future for rural communities’ intended to produce ideas which could be replicated in other rural areas to help areas keep families and businesses and attract young people to live and work. The small village competition, is 40 miles outside of Glasgow, recieved 56 entries and chose Konishi Gaffney Architects as the winning design. Focusing on designing a blueprint for the survival and growth of rural communities. Konishi Gaffney Architects’ proposals provided “some particularly innovative and well considered events along a new foreshore promenade, which could form a template for other rural communities to reinvigorate their communities by improving the amenity of their settlements and making them attractive as a destination for others”.

The Japanese House / Konishi Gaffney Architects

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Architects: Konishi Gaffney Architects
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Project Year: 2008-2009
Photographs: Alan Craigie & Kieran Gaffney