Basic Site Details

Name: 10-16 Grassmarket
Town, district or village: Old Town
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Dance Base ltdYes14-16 Grassmarket

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1House(?)  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 110-16, GrassmarketYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51914   
Item 2 of 51995(?)2002(?)Alteration/conversionConversion of 14-16 Grassmarket to dance studios by Malcolm Fraser Architects
Item 3 of 52002 Won award or awardsWon RIAS Doolan Annual award.
Shortlisted for the Stirling Prize in that year.
Adapt Trust Access Award (Stirling)
Scottish Design Awards: The Chairman's Award for Architecture
Dynamic Places Awards: High Commendation
RIBA Award
Civic Trust Award
Art in Architecture - EAA- Uta Kogelsberger
Edinburgh Architectural Association: Building of the Year
Item 4 of 52003 Won award or awardsEuropean Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture (shortlist)
Item 5 of 52005 Won award or awardsProspect 'Top 100 modern (post-1945) Scots Buildings', No 20


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 7John Alexander McWilliamArchitectA1914 responsible for numbers 10-14
Item 2 of 7Calum DuncanArchitectB1995(?)2002 
Item 3 of 7Clive Albert B1995(?)2002 
Item 4 of 7Guido MaclellanArchitectB1995(?)2002 
Item 5 of 7Helen KellyArchitectB1995(?)2002 
Item 6 of 7Malcolm FraserArchitectB1995(?)2002 
Item 7 of 7Malcolm Fraser Architects  B1995(?)2002Conversion of 14-16 Grassmarket to dance studio.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdp228

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2ProspectMarch 2002  p7
Item 2 of 2Scotsman1 October 2002  Floored by Malcolm, by Peter Barr

Arts supp. page 10-11


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