Projects / Western Isles Schools
Sgoiltean Ura LLP / Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar
This project comprised the renewal of a secondary school and four primary schools in the Outer Hebrides. In addition an all-through school has been substantially refurbished and extended. The schools are located on the Islands of Lewis, Harris, Benbecula and South Uist.
Innovations & added value
The schools are located in areas with challenging environmental conditions, with severe marine exposure. The designs provide robust, durable solutions which require minimal maintenance. BREEAM Excellent rating (pre-construction).
2014 Inverness Architectural Association – Best Project Overall (Shortlisted)
2014 RIAS Regional Awards – Scotland (Shortlisted)
2014 Edinburgh Architecture Awards – Ambassador Award (Shortlisted)
2014 Civic Trust Award – Regional Awards (Shortlisted)