An historic woolmill has received two awards after restoration work was completed on its fragile buildings after a ten year programme of work.
Knockando Woolmill was awarded both the Historic Scotland Conservation & Climate Change award at the 2014 Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland Awards last week.
Judges were impressed saying: “Visitor facilities and accommodation are subtle and understated, preserving and reinterpreting important elements from Scotland’s past.”
LDN Architects Forres were responsible for developing the designs and overseeing the £2million restoration project.
The firm’s Tom Duff said: “To win these awards is a significant achievement and, as you can imagine, LDN Architects is delighted to have its work acknowledged in this way.
“None of this is possible however without an inspiring client and a project team which is enthusiastic and fully committed to the project.”
Chairwoman of the Knockando Woolmill Trust, Jana Hutt, said: “LDN Architects maintained enthusiasm for the project despite the 10 year gestation period. A superb result.”
Winners of the RIAS awards automatically become the shortlist for the RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award 2014, which is announced in November.
The site, which now features a shop, visitor centre, and cafe opened to the public in 2012.