RIAS Announces this Year's 13 Best Scottish Buildings

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) have announced the winners of the 2014 RIAS Awards. Selected from the 83 entries, these buildings represent the best in Scottish architecture from the past year. This year Glasgow buildings make up significant number of the 13 winners, demonstrating the positive results of the city gearing up to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games later this summer.

The RIAS Awards are held in parallel with the RIBA National Awards, with submitted projects eligible for both. This year, 4 RIAS Award winners were also RIBA National Award winners. See the full list of winners after the break.

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261 West Princes Street, Glasgow / Elder & Cannon Architects

261 West Princes Street / Elder & Cannon Architects. Image © Elder & Cannon Architects

Advocates Close, Edinburgh / Morgan McDonnell Architecture Ltd

Advocates Close / Morgan McDonnell Architecture Ltd. Image © Kevin McCollum

The Birks Cinema, Aberfeldy / Robin Baker Architects

The Birks Cinema / Robin Baker Architects. Image © Genie Depeweg

Buchanan Gardens, Glasgow / BDP

Buchanan Gardens / BDP. Image © David Barbour

Cliff House, Isle of Skye / Dualchas Architects

Cliff House / Dualchas Architects. Image © Andrew Lee

Clydebank East Workshops, Glasgow / Elder & Cannon Architects

Clydebank East Workshops / Elder & Cannon Architects. Image © Cadzow Pelosi

Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village, Glasgow / RMJM Architecture Ltd

Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village / RMJM Architecture Ltd. Image © RMJM Architecture Ltd

Grassmarket Community Project, Edinburgh / Gareth Hoskins Architects

Grassmarket Community Project / Gareth Hoskins Architects. Image © Gillian Hayes

House No. 7, Isle of Tiree / Denizen Works Ltd

House No. 7 / Denizen Works Ltd. Image © David Barbour

The Inn at John O’Groats / GLM

Knockando Woolmill, Knockando / LDN Architects

Knockando Woolmill / LDN Architects. Image © LDN Architects

Scottish Water – The Bridge, Stepps / Reiach & Hall Architects

Scottish Water – The Bridge / Reiach & Hall Architects. Image © Andrew Lee

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow / Foster + Partners

The SSE Hydro / Foster + Partners. Image © Nigel Young

Special Category Awards:

Best Use of Timber: The Inn at John O’Groats / GLM
Conservation and Climate Change: Knockando Woolmill / LDN Architects
Client of the Year: Friends of The Birks Cinema

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Cite: Rory Stott. "RIAS Announces this Year's 13 Best Scottish Buildings" 20 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/518350/rias-announces-this-year-s-13-best-scottish-buildings> ISSN 0719-8884

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