Melville Street awarded Saltire Medal

At the 76th Saltire Society Housing Awards Guest Chair Lesley Riddoch announced the results with Margaret Burgess, Minister for Housing and Welfare presenting the Awards at a ceremony in Glasgow. The Awards reward and advocate innovation and excellence in Scottish house building and place-making.

Melville Street was awarded in the ‘Single Dwelling’ category and also received the coveted Saltire Medal, for the Guest Chair’s favourite project.

Celebrating both the Saltire medal and Awarded schemes Lesley Riddoch said:

‘The imagination, care and expertise that has gone into the work of the winning and commended awards is apparent. From large scale housing developments to unique and distinctive single homes we have been excited to see housing design in Scotland at its best in the Saltire awards.’

Panel Convener Jude Barber said:

‘The housing award winners each address an owner’s particular housing need through skillful handling of place, light and volume.  The artist residence goes beyond its creative live-work ambitions to generously provide an on-street gallery and communal rear backcourt for other residents.’

For more information on the awards, the Saltire Society and the judging panel click here.