Edinburgh Architectural Association Awards at ECCI

03 April 2015

The Edinburgh Architectural Association Awards were announced and presented at a drinks reception in the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation on Tuesday 31st March.  

The event at was attended by around one hundred architects, sponsors and their guests.

The EAA Building of the Year Award for 2015 went to Advocate’s Close by Morgan McDonnell Architecture.

ECCI's High School Yards building (Malcolm Fraser Architects) won the accolade last year and the privilege of hosting the awards in 2015.

Forty Six entries were submitted this year and 19 short-listed projects were visited by the judging panel in March 2015. Awards were made in five categories: Building of the Year; Conservation and Regeneration; Small Project, Wood and Ambassador. The judging panel comprised of Susan Edington - The Haining Charitable Trust, Annabel Cooper – Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, Donald Canavan RIAS - EAA President, Beth Fraser RIAS - EAA Council Member.

In each category there was a clear winner, however as the standard was very high a number of commendations were also given.

The full shortlist and results are:

Building of the Year: Sponsored by Kawneer UK Ltd

Advocate’s Close - Morgan McDonnell Architecture

Arcadia Nursery - Malcolm Fraser Architects

Charlotte Square - Morgan McDonnell Architecture

West End Medical Practice - Page / Park Architects

WINNER: Advocate’s Close - Morgan McDonnell Architecture

More information and images from the Awards on the EAA website www.eaa.org.uk