My Place Awards: 2018

Leaf Room, Ninewells Community Garden

Leaf Room, Ninewells Community GardenWinner

Dundee Civic Trust

The “Leaf Room” at Ninewells, Dundee, was officially opened by Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport, on 11 November 2016. The building, designed by Jonathan Reeve of The Voigt Partnership, Arbroath, for the use of patients, staff and visitors to Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, sits beautifully in its landscape setting at ...

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Belville Biodiversity Garden

Belville Biodiversity GardenCommended

Belville Community Garden Trust

Founded on derelict land, in an area of critical multiple deprivation, (1% Virgintile SIMD 2016), Belville Biodiversity Garden has created a 500 square metre oasis of calm and wildlife, in an area where residents have little access to quality garden space. The design was inspired, influenced and built by the community on the most minimal ...

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Kirkmichael, Black Isle

Kirkmichael, Black IsleCommended

McGregor Bowes

The project was an effective rebuilding of once derelict buildings at Kirkmichael, Black Isle. The buildings and part of the graveyard are listed as a Scheduled Ancient Monument and the building is also Category B listed. The original medieval ecclesiastical building ceased to be used for worship in the 18th century after which its condition ...

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Lamer Island Battery, Dunbar

Lamer Island Battery, DunbarCommended

rankinfraser landscape architecture
East Lothian

Dunbar is a historic harbour town on the south east coast of Scotland. This project is for the design of a new public gathering and performance space within the Category B Listed Lamer Island Battery. This civil defensive bastion was built in 1781 during the American War of Independence to protect the town from John ...

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New Cumnock Town Hall and Outdoor Swimming Pool

New Cumnock Town Hall and Outdoor Swimming PoolCommended

The Great Steward of Scotland’s Dumfries House Trust
East Ayrshire

Following the continued success of The Great Steward of Scotland’s Dumfries House Trust carrying out a number of projects within the estate it became apparent that the trust should look further into the local communities to see if it could assist with community projects. A group of local villagers from New Cumnock approached the trust ...

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Pairc Niseaboist

Pairc NiseaboistCommended

Rural Design
Na h-Eileanan Siar

This project at Horgabost on the Isle of Harris has been developed by the West Harris Trust which took over ownership of the crofting townships on the west side of the island in 2010. Their aim is to revitalise the community, providing sustainable employment and housing opportunities. The community’s efforts have resulted in the construction ...

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Widows & Bairns

Widows & BairnsCommended

125 Memorial Association
Scottish Borders

A dramatic and emotionally powerful sculpture commemorating the Widows & Bairns left behind in Eyemouth by Britain’s worst fishing disaster on 14th October 1881, cast in bronze. The sculpture is a 5m (17’) long bronze wall, 1.2m (4’) high, with all 78 widows and 182 children individually modelled. Each figure is an actual person and ...

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Barmulloch Residents' Centre

Barmulloch Residents' CentreShortlisted

Collective Architecture

The new Barmulloch Residents’ Centre opened in 2017 and was principally funded by The Big Lottery Growing Community Assets Fund. The centre is designed to be highly sustainable and provide flexible activity spaces to meet the needs and aspirations of local residents. The building uses innovative glulam timber frame construction and locally sourced sandstone, providing a thermally ...

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Campbeltown Picture House

Campbeltown Picture HouseShortlisted

Architectural Heritage Fund
Argyll & Bute

Campbeltown Picture House is one of the first purpose built cinemas in Scotland, built in 1913. This Category-A listed building is unique, with a Glasgow school art nouveau exterior and an equally impressive and unusual ‘atmospheric style’ interior. It survives today as a rare space, largely unaltered from the 1935 remodelling by the original architect ...

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Campbeltown Town Hall Regeneration Project

Campbeltown Town Hall Regeneration ProjectShortlisted

Coltart Earley Architecture
Argyll & Bute

Campbeltown Town Hall is a prominent Category B Listed Building in the centre of Campbeltown, South Kintyre constructed in 1766 and extensively extended and re modelled in 1866. In recent years, this once well-used building had fallen into disuse, suffered from a lack of ongoing repairs and maintenance and fallen into disrepair. The Town Hall Regeneration ...

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