Reiach and Hall secures two slots on shortlist


Source: Keith Hunter

Inverness Justice Centre by Reiach and Hall

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland has shortlisted projects by 13 practices for its 2022 awards – with two projects by Reiach and Hall in the running for accolades.

In addition to Reiach and Hall’s Inverness Justice Centre and Falkirk Campus for Forth Valley College, other contenders include Sonia Browse Architects’ Havenfield Mews project in Edinburgh and Konishi Gaffney Architects’ Lockerbie Sawmill.

The shortlist also boasts new-build homes by Mary Arnold-Forster Architects and Paper Igloo, and Loader Monteith Architects’ restoration of 1957 modernist home High Sunderland, which was designed by Peter Womersley, after the Category A-listed building suffered extensive fire damage. (See box for full shortlist)

Winners of the RIAS Awards 2022, and will go on to form the longlist for the Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award, the nation’s ultimate architectural accolade.


Source: David Barbour

Ostro Passivhaus at Kippen, in Scotland, by Paper Igloo

Last year’s Doolan Award was won by Hoskins Architects’ upgrade and extension of Aberdeen Art Gallery, beating rival shortlist candidates including Reiach and Hall’s Sport Scotland National Sports Training Centre at Inverclyde.

Jurors for the 2022 awards are RIAS president Christina Gaiger, Denizen Works founder Murray Kerr, former RIBA head of awards Tony Chapman, and Wasps Studios chief executive officer Audrey Carlin.


Source: Sonia Browse Architects

Havenfield Mews, in Portobello, Edinburgh, by Sonia Browse Architects

Northern Ireland and Wales roundup

Last month the Royal Society of Ulster Architects named nine candidates for its annual design awards. They are: Altnagelvin Acute Hospital – North Wing Development, in Derry, by HLM Architects with Hall Black Douglas Architects; Áras na bhFál, in Belfast, by ARdMackel Architects with Paul McAlister Architects; Áras Uí Chonghaile, in Belfast, by McGurk Architects; Davagh Forest Observatory, in Cookstown, by ARC-EN; Erskine House, in Belfast, by TODD Architects; Everogue Lane, in Crossgar, by Hall Black Douglas Architects; House Ballyscullion, in Bellaghy, by McGonigle McGrath; House in the Glebe, in Ballymena, by Marshall McCann Architects; and North West Multi Modal Transport Hub, in Derry, by Consarc Design Group.

The Royal Society of Architects in Wales has shortlisted two projects for its Welsh Architecture Awards 2022: Grange Pavilion, in Cardiff, by Benham Architects and IBI Group; and Private Residence Swansea, by Loyn & Co Architects.

RIAS Awards 2022 shortlist

:: Barony Campus, Cumnock, Sheppard Robson

:: Forth Valley Campus, Falkirk, Reiach and Hall

:: Fungarth House, Dunkeld, Mary Arnold-Forster Architects

:: Glenkinchie Distillery, Tranent, Michael Laird Architects Limited

:: Havenfield Mews, Edinburgh, Sonia Browse Architects

:: Hebridean House, South Uist, Greig Penny Architecture Ltd

:: High Sunderland, Galashiels, Loader Monteith Architects

:: Inverness Justice Centre, Inverness, Reiach and Hall

:: Jedburgh Grammar Campus, Jedburgh, Stallan-Brand

:: Lockerbie Sawmill, Lockerbie, Konishi Gaffney Architects

:: Ostro Passivhaus, Kippen, Paper Igloo Ltd

:: Quarry Studios, Ballater, Moxon

:: The Den, Glasgow, Technique Architecture and Design Ltd

:: The Larick Centre, Tayport, Collective Architecture Ltd