Design awards

Scottish Borders Design Awards

The search is on again for the best designed buildings in the Scottish Borders, with the launch of the Scottish Borders design award scheme 2016.

The competition was last held in 2013 and this year forms part of a range of activities held to celebrate the year of Innovation, Architecture and Design and the Festival of Architecture. We organise the scheme to recognise and promote examples of recent good design in our area.


  • New build - individual building: residential
  • New build - individual building: commercial
  • Placemaking - new developments that contribute to creating a sense of place
  • Work to existing buildings - including conversions and extensions

Eligible projects

  • projects must be within the Scottish Borders area
  • projects must have been completed between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2016

Submissions should be made no later than Friday 29 April 2016.

Download the Scottish Borders Design Awards 2016 application form. Alternatively, please contact us for an application form to be sent to you.

Download the design awards application form