MODERN ARCHITECTURE SCOTLAND ABERDEEN

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Aberdeen City Council
Now due for demolition, the modern St. Nicholas House built in 1966 for the Aberdeen City Council of North-East Scotland

Aberdeen's Virginia Court
Virginia Court was constructed in 1966 on Castlehill as balcony access block for public housing in downtown Aberdeen and was designed by the staff of City Architect George McKeith after architect Le Corbusier's 1956 Unite Habitation building in Berlin.
Marischal Court on Castlehill
The nineteen storeys high-rise Marischal Court on Castlehill built from in-situ reinforced concrete with cast in granite rubble.

BALCONY ACCESS BLOCKS

Porthill Court Aberdeen
Seamount and Porthill Courts were built in 1964
as part of the Gallowgate redevelopment.
Seamount Court Aberdeen

PUBLIC HOUSING IN ABERDEEN

Greig and Hutcheon Courts Aberdeen
Greig Court (left) and Hutcheon Court ↑ are two slab concrete blocks built in 1973 as public housing for the Borough Council.

OFFICE BUILDING

Local Government building in Aberdeen
Local Government building 1975 City architect Ian Ferguson



Telephone box
The red K6 telephone box was a common sight
on the streets of Great Britain and was designed
as kiosk number six in 1935 to commemorate
the silver jubilee of King George.
New Telecom House in Aberdeen
New Telecom a.k.a. St. Machar House was completed 1977 by architects Mackie Ramsay Taylor on Aberdeen's College Street

Parking structure in Dyce
The 1970's parking structure survived the demolotion of BP's former base in Dyce. Beyond Petroleum North-Sea operations headquarters Aberdeen 2005 by Andrew Lett Architects.
North-Sea Headquarters in Aberdeen





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