Informatics Forum Potterrow
Centrally located at the heart of the University’s main campus, the Informatics Forum is a world-leading centre for Informatics and Computer Science.
About the project
Designed by Bennetts Associates, the striking building has won numerous awards for its environmentally sustainable design and houses the University’s Schools of Informatics and Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences.
The project was completed in July 2008.
The Forum has won the following prizes:
- RIBA Regional Award 2009
- RIAS Andy Doolan prize 2008 (joint winner) for ' Best Building in Scotland'
- RICS Scotland Project of the Year Award 2009
- RICS Scotland Sustainability Award 2009
- BCO Award for Best Corporate Office Building Scotland 2009
- Scottish Design Awards, Chairman's Award for Architecture 2009
- Scottish Design Awards, Sustainable Design 2009
- Scottish Design Awards, Public Building 2009
- Carbon Trust Sustainability Award 2009
- Edinburgh Architectural Association, Building of the Year 2009, Commended
For further information on this project please contact Alasdair McKim.
This article was published on Dec 10, 2009