01.02.2017Edinburgh Concert Hall

David Chipperfield Architects has been shortlisted for a 1,000-seat concert venue in central Edinburgh. The new building will be located adjacent to the Grade A listed Royal Bank of Scotland headquarters on St Andrew Square, designed by William Chambers in 1771. It will provide a new home for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra as well as offering an additional venue for the Edinburgh International Festival. Richard Murphy, Barozzi Veiga, Allies and Morrison, KPMB Architects and David Adjaye make up the rest of the six-strong shortlist which was compiled from 69 expressions of interest. The winner will be announced in April.