The Botanic Cottage, a Georgian building which was reconstructed for The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, was officially opened by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal on Thursday 15th December 2016.
The cottage has gone on to win the Scottish Civic Trust – My Place Awards 2017. John Pelan, Director of the Scottish Civic Trust said: “This is a fantastic project which meets all the criteria and more for the My Place Awards. Passion, determination, quality, design, community engagement and civic pride are in abundance in this wonderful and surprising restoration project. Edinburgh has a new civic asset to be proud of.”
The reconstruction project was also commended in the 2015 Georgian Group Architectural Awards.