Glasgow honours architects

The Glasgow Institute of Architects Supreme Award 2007 has been awarded to Castlemilk Stables Block, Glasgow, designed by Elder & Cannon Architects.The latest of Castlemilk’s regeneration projects is a beautiful and imaginative restoration of the historic ‘B’ listed Castlemilk House Stables Block, originally designed in 1790. Externally much of the original building has been restored to resemble its original appearance but internally the architects have used an exciting and elegant contemporary design.

Gerry Grams, City Design Advisor, Glasgow City Council, who was one of the judges, said: "In the company of extremely stiff competition there was one building whose regenerative impact, innovative design and elegance of detailing stood out for the judges, who found the environment created by the project a hugely uplifting experience....an outstanding achievement in every respect”.

Overall, forty-six projects from across the UK, designed by architects from the Glasgow Institute of Architects, were submitted.

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