Collective Architecture wins Camphill School Aberdeen design competition

Collective Architecture has been selected from six shortlisted practices by Camphill School

Aberdeen (CSA) to design a £10 million transformation of two of its three campuses.

The firm seen off five other challengers Hoskins Architects, Anderson Bell + Christie, James F Stephen Architects, jmarchitects and Scott Brownrigg who were shortlisted from 50 submissions received from practices across the UK.

RIAS Consultancy of The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) acted as advisor to CSA in the management of a competitive process to select an architect and multi-disciplinary design team for its Murtle Estate and Camphill Estate campuses.

Collective Architecture architect, Mairi Laverty, said: “The project vision for Camphill School is inspiring and builds on its pioneering approach and legacy.

“Our concept design sought to respond to both the tranquil site and the particular needs and aspirations of residents, volunteers and staff.

“We look forward to working with Camphill School to deliver a unique and ambitious project that will stand the test of time for the school and wider community.”

Camphill School Aberdeen director of finance and corporate services, Kathleen Scott, said: “We have been overwhelmed by the response to the competition and very impressed by the overall standard of all of the shortlisted practices. CSA are delighted that Collective Architecture have won this closely contested competition and look forward to working with them to deliver our long-term campus wide vision.”

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