RIAS showcases Andrew Doolan shortlist with new videos

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has unveiled a series of videos to highlight the seven shortlisted projects for its celebrated RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award.

The V&A Dundee, Mackintosh at the Willow and Collective on Calton Hill are among the projects selected from a longlist of the 10 winners of this year’s RIAS Awards.

The Highland Housing Alliance’s Raining’s Stairs development in Inverness, Briongos MacKinnon House in Strathaven by Richard Murphy Architects and Stallan-Brand’s Broomlands Primary School in Kelso dropped out.

The shortlist in full is as follows:

The Black House, Isle of Skye (contract value not for publication)
Dualchas Architects Ltd for a Private Client

Collective on Calton Hill, Edinburgh (£4m)
Collective Architecture for the City of Edinburgh Council and Collective

The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience, Craigellachie (£140m)
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners for Edrington

Mackintosh at the Willow, Glasgow (contract value not for publication)
Simpson & Brown for Willow Tea Rooms Trust

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service – The Jack Copland Centre, Edinburgh (£30m)
Reiach and Hall Architects for Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service

Tollcross Housing Association Offices, Glasgow (£2.92m)
Elder and Cannon Architects for Tollcross Housing Association

V&A Dundee (£80.1m)
Kengo Kuma & Associates with PiM.studio Architects and James F Stephen Architects for Dundee City Council

The winner will be announced live at a dinner at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh on October 4 by Aileen Campbell, cabinet secretary for communities and local government, and the Doolan family.

All videos are provided courtesy of Basharat Khan @ Bash Art Creative with the exception of the long Macallan Distillery video which is provided courtesy of the Macallan Distillery

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