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Conservation and building adaption

This category focuses on the re-use of existing building stock. The scheme must either demonstrate exceptional standards in the field of conservation or deliver an appropriate new use for a previously underutilised structure through renovation, restoration or re-development. It should bring new life into the property whilst retaining its character and interest.

Entries must have been completed within the past two years.

The 2020 judging panel:

  • The Chair and Vice Chair of Infrastructure Services Committee
  • The President of the Aberdeen Society of Architects
  • A Senior Casework Officer from Historic Environment Scotland
  • A Scottish Natural Heritage Landscape Policy and Advice Officer
  • A senior lecturer from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture
  • Final year architecture student at the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Joint President of the 57°10 Architecture Society

An Cnocan Dubh by Gerry Robb Architectural Design Services in Braemar

An Cnocan Dubh Gerry project


Faithlie Centre by Moxon Architects Ltd in Fraserburgh 

Faithlie Centre project


The Restoration of St Nathalan's Kirk by LDN Architects LLP in Tullich (near Ballater)

The Restoration of Saint Nathalan's Kirk project


49 to 53 Bridge Street by LDN Architects LLP in Banff

49 to 53 bridge street project


Ballater Station by Halliday Fraser Munro in Ballater

Ballater Station project


The Fife Arms Hotel by Moxon Architects Ltd in Braemar

The Fife Arms Hotel project


Silversmithing Centre by Mantell Ritchie Chartered Architects in Banff

Silversmithing Centre project


The Old Forge by Lucid Architecture in Tomindhu in Crathie

The Old Forge project


Gairnsheil Lodge by Gerry Robb Architectural Design Services in Glengairn (near Ballater)

Gairnsheil Lodge project


Tower O Ess by Gerry Robb Architectural Design Services in Glen Tanar Estate

Tower O Ess project