Scotland's best new buildings of 2019


The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has announced a 19-strong shortlist of buildings for its 2019 awards.

The judging panel said it was an impressive list that showed "the ambitious level of excellence that architects and their clients can achieve".

The RIAS awards winners will be announced in Edinburgh on 30 May.

The shortlisted contenders are:

image copyrightKeith Hunter
image captionBayes Centre, Edinburgh (by Bennetts Associates for University of Edinburgh)
image copyrightDavid Barbour
image captionThe Black House, Isle of Skye (Dualchas Architects Ltd for a private client)
image copyrightMartin Lambie
image captionBriongos MacKinnon House, Strathaven (Richard Murphy Architects Limited for Colin MacKinnon)
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image captionBrodie Castle – Playful Garden Visitor Centre, Forres - contract value £1.2m (Hoskins Architects for The National Trust for Scotland)
image copyrightAndrew Lee
image captionBroomlands Primary School, Kelso - contract value £8m (Stallan-Brand Architecture + Design Ltd for Scottish Borders Council)
image copyrightSimon Kennedy
image captionCairngorms National Park Authority Headquarters, Grantown-on-Spey - contract value £1m (Moxon Architects Ltd for Seafield Estate)
image copyrightSusie Lowe
image captionCollective on Calton Hill, Edinburgh - contract value £4m (Collective Architecture for City of Edinburgh Council and Collective)
image copyrightDavid Cadzow
image captionHendrick’s Gin Palace, Girvan - contract value £13m (Michael Laird Architects for William Grant & Son)
image copyrightJoas Souza
image captionThe Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience, Craigellachie - contract value £140m (Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners for Edrington)
image copyrightAlexander Fraser
image captionMackintosh at the Willow, Glasgow (Simpson & Brown for Willow Tea Rooms Trust)
image copyrightNiall Hastie
image captionOrchard Brae School, Aberdeen - contract value £17.5m (jmarchitects for Hub North Scotland Ltd)
image copyrightKeith Hunter
image captionPerth Theatre - contract value £11.38m (Richard Murphy Architects Limited for Horsecross Arts Ltd)
image copyrightEwen Weatherspoon
image captionThe Raining’s Stairs Development, Inverness (Trail Architects for Ark Estates)
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image captionScottish National Blood Transfusion Service – The Jack Copland Centre, Edinburgh - contract value £30m (Reiach and Hall Architects for Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service)
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image captionSt. John’s Church - Alteration and Extension, Edinburgh - contract value £2.35m (LDN Architects for Cornerstone Developments (Edinburgh) Ltd)
image copyrightAndrew Lee
image captionTollcross Housing Association Offices, Glasgow - contract value £2.92m (Elder and Cannon Architects for Tollcross Housing Association)
image copyrightTom Manley
image captionTragerhaus, Glasgow (HAUS Collective Ltd for Linda and James Laws)
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image captionV&A Dundee - contract value £80.1m - (Kengo Kuma & Associates with Architects and James F Stephen Architects for Dundee City Council)
image copyrightKeith Hunter
image captionWest Calder High School - contract value £32m (NORR Consultants Limited for West Lothian Council)

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