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Appleton Tower at the Schueco Excellence Awards

The Schueco Excellence Awards for Design and Innovation, in partnership with Architecture Today, were being announced yesterday at a special event at the Saatchi Gallery in London. Our recently completed project, Appleton Tower, for the University of Edinburgh, was on the shortlist so project partner Dermot Patterson and project architect Ross Crichton took a trip south for the occasion. (read more...)

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RIAS Awards 2018

Last night we were in Glasgow for the 2018 RIAS Awards event. Three of our projects were shortlisted: McEwan Hall was shortlisted for the main awards while The Patrick Geddes Centre and Portsoy Sail Loft were shortlisted for the RIAS/HES Conservation and Climate Change Award. (read more...)

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Four RIBA Yorkshire Awards for Piece Hall

LDN attended the RIBA Yorkshire Awards ceremony last night in Leeds to represent our shortlisted project, the Piece Hall and Calderdale Central Library & Archives. We had high hopes that the project, which has transformed and rejuvenated the centre of Halifax, would come away with an award but expectations were exceeded when it was presented with not one but four! (read more...)

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RICS Yorkshire & Humber Awards for Piece Hall and Calderdale Central Library & Archives

At the RICS Yorkshire & Humber Awards ceremony on Friday 11th May, the Piece Hall and Calderdale Central Library & Archives project was awarded the prize for Regeneration. The project was celebrated for restoring the 18th Century Cloth Hall to create "a vibrant new cultural and commercial centre that is attracting significant public and private sector funding and new businesses... (read more...)

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RICS Scotland Awards 2018

LDN Architects were honoured to have four of our recently completed projects shortlisted in this year's RICS Scotland Awards: Portsoy Sail Loft in the Community Benefit and Conservation categories, McEwan Hall and the Patrick Geddes Centre in the Conservation category, and Appleton Tower in the Design Through Innovation category. (read more...)

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The Piece Hall and Calderdale Central Library & Archives Shortlisted for RIBA Yorkshire Award

The RIBA Yorkshire Awards Shortlist was published earlier today and LDN are thrilled that our work on The Piece Hall and Calderdale Central Library & Archives has been recognised by the RIBA. Huge congratulations are in order for Calderdale Council and everyone else we had the pleasure of working with in Halifax. (read more...)

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Piece Hall Wins Heritage Angel Award

The winners of the Historic England Heritage Angel Awards were announced last night at a ceremony in London. We were delighted to see Claire Slattery from Calderdale Council win Best Rescue of a Historic Building for the Piece Hall in Halifax. Not only this but she went on to be awarded the Overall Winner Award for 2017, out of Heritage... (read more...)

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The Piece Hall Reopens

After a meticulous process of rejuvenation under LDN's leadership, the world-class Piece Hall in Halifax has opened its doors to the public again on Yorkshire Day 2017, ready to embrace its new role as an attractive and thriving town square and events venue surrounded by a range of high quality, distinctive attractions to draw local people and visitors from outside... (read more...)

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Speirs Centre Awards

The Speirs Centre in Alloa has earned itself a collection of awards since its completion. It has recently been announced as winner of both the RIAS/Historic Scotland Award for Conservation and Climate Change and an EAA Ambassador Award. It was also responsible for securing a spot for LDN on the AJ120 list of the Best UK Practices, and shortlisted for... (read more...)

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Abbotsford Wins Europa Nostra Award

Abbotsford, the world-famous house and gardens in the heart of the Scottish Borders, has been awarded the much sought-after European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award for its recent conservation project. The conservation and development work was all based on a Conservation Plan for the House prepared by a team of experts led by LDN. (read more...)

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RIAS Awards 2013

LDN Architects received an RIAS Award for The Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock at last week’s award ceremony and has been shortlisted for the Doolan Prize. They also received a Highly Commended for The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh and The Abbotsford Visitor Reception Building. In addition to this Abbotsford won the Forestry Commission Special Prize and the Best Use of Wood Award. (read more...)

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The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

LDN Architects are delighted to announce that The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh won the Conservation and Regeneration Category at last nights Edinburgh Architectural Association’s Awards Ceremony and the Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock achieved a Commendation for the Ambassador Award. (read more...)

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