EAA Awards 2014


EAA 2014 Awards Winners


The Edinburgh Architectural Association Awards were announced and presented at a drinks reception in the Assembly Rooms on Tuesday 1st April attended by around one hundred architects, sponsors and their guests.


Forty six entries were submitted this year and 11 short-listed projects were visited by the judging panel in March 2014. Awards were made in five categories: Building of the Year; Conservation and Regeneration; Small Project, Wood and Ambassador. The judging panel comprised Father Dermot Morrin Hon FRIAS, Chapel of Saint Albert the Great, Shona Clelland, General Manager of The Assembly Rooms, Donald Canavan RIAS, EAA Vice President and Peter Robinson RIAS, EAA Council member.


The 2014 shortlist and results were as follows:

Building of the Year: Sponsored by Equitone

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation - Malcolm Fraser Architects

Orchard Neuk - A449 Ltd

The Edinburgh Drinking Water Project - BDP

The winner of the 2014 Building of the Year Award was the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation by Malcolm Fraser Architects, the medal and certificate were presented by the sponsors Equitone.



Regeneration and Conservation: Sponsored by Marshalls

Abbotsford - LDN Architects

Dunimarle Castle & Chapel - GLM

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation - Malcolm Fraser Architects

The Haining - Lee Boyd

The winner of the 2014 Regeneration and Conservation Award was Abbotsford by LDN Architects. A commendation was also given in this category to The Haining by Lee Boyd. The awards were presented by the sponsor Marshalls.


Small Projects:

Alpine House - Smith Scott Mullan

Inverleith Row, Flat extension - WT Architecture

National Mining Museum - Purcell

28 Rosefield Avenue - Konishi Gaffney Architects

194 Whitehouse Road - David Blaikie Architects

The winner of the 2014 Small Projects Award was Inverleith Row, Flat extension by WT Architecture. A commendation was also given to the National Mining Museum. The awards were presented by EAA Vice President Donald Canavan.

Wood Award: Sponsored by Forestry Commission Scotland & Wood for Good

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation - Malcolm Fraser Architects

Helix Café Pavillion - Keppie Design

Orchard Neuk - A449 Ltd

194 Whitehouse Road - David Blaikie Architects

The winner of the 2014 Wood Award was the Helix Café Pavillion by Keppie Design. The award was presented by a representative from the Forestry Commission Scotland.


Ambassador Award: Sponsored by Russwood

Alexander Graham Bell Centre @ Moray College - JM Architects

Daliburgh Primary - 3D Reid Ltd

Helix Café Pavillion - Keppie Design

Primark Newcastle - 3D Reid Ltd

Window on Wild Lindisfarne - Icosis Architects

The winner of the 2014 Ambassador Award was Window on Wild Lindisfarne by Icosis Architects. A commendation was also given to Primark Newcastle by 3D Reid Ltd. The awards were presented by representatives from Russwood the award sponsor.



Congratulations to all of the winners, and thank you to everyone shortlisted and all those that submitted for making the 2014 EAA Awards such a success. To view more photographs from the Awards event please visit our Facebook page.

The EAA are grateful to Equitone (Marley Eternit Ltd), Russwood Ltd, Marshalls Ltd and the Forestry Commission Scotland for their kind sponsorship of the 2014 awards.