Published: 14th Aug 2020

Edinburgh City Council’s ambitious plan to regenerate Granton Waterfront has been shortlisted for the Scottish Design Awards 2020. Selected as a finalist for the best Architecture Masterplan award, the council’s development plan with Collective Architects sets out to boost affordable housing, transform streets to promote active travel and respond to the climate emergency in Granton. The award nomination recognises the project’s fresh approach to creating a vibrant, inclusive and sustainable coastal quarter in Edinburgh. A further three regeneration projects by the council and city partners have also been shortlisted for the Scottish Design Awards 2020. A housing development in Greendykes featuring modern, energy efficient Council homes has been nominated for the best new affordable housing award, while the restoration of the Edinburgh Printmakers and landscaping for the Calton Hill City Observatory renewal – both part funded by the council – are also up for awards. The winners are expected to be announced … (To read the full article, subscribe below)