Scotland’s 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design saw 1.4 million attendances across a number of supported events including Luminous Birds, Ignite Dundee, Findhorn Bay Festival, The Rock of Ages, University of Aberdeen May Festival and Craft Scotland’s ‘Meet Your Maker’ programme.
The shortlist included a theatre, a bothy, a kirk and a seaside pavilion shopping centre but on the 18th November 2016, as part of the finale celebrations for the Festival of Architecture, Cabinet Secretary Fiona Hyslop announced that the Scotstyle votes were in and Princes Square is Scotland’s favourite building from the last 100 years.
Check our programme for the Grand Finale of the Festival of Architecture on 18 November in Dundee.
Dundee Institute of Architects (DIA) Crazy Golf Architecture Tour is one of more than 400 events taking place across Scotland during 2016 as part of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) organised Festival of Architecture, and a key part of the Scottish Government’s 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design celebrations.
The top ten buildings were announced on Friday 17th August at 6.30pm. You can now vote for your favourite from this top ten (even if you voted previously).
Taking place in Dundee’s spectacular amphitheatre of the Tay, as part of the Light Night celebrations, this fun-filled family event offers lots to see and do.
The city of Dundee is preparing to host the 2016 Festival of Architecture finale this November.Light Nights will bring together a spectacular programme of events centred around the city’s family-friendly Christmas lights switch-on event.
To celebrate the granting of funds to Cake Fest Scotland, a sweet celebration of Scotland’s top 100 architectural masterpieces and forming part of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design, Dyslexia Scotland’s Celia Richardson specially created a ‘£233k’ Madeira cake with home-made jam which she presented at Cowane’s Hospital in Stirling.
Ten American students visiting Scotland on the prestigious US-UK Fulbright exchange program are set to follow in the footsteps of the architectural icon Charles Rennie Mackintosh tomorrow (Friday 29 July).
We're absolutely thrilled to announce our Pop-up Cities Expo attracted a record 115,000 visitors! For the past month, this headline event has drawn crowds to Mound Square in Edinburgh, as it was transformed into a village of city pavilions representing Bergen, Dundee, Rotterdam, Vilnius and host city Edinburgh. Thank you so much to everyone who came along!
During the Festival of Politics on Friday, 19 August, the short list of the Scotstyle top ten Scottish buildings from the past 100 years, was announced.