David Cook appointed as Kilmahew/St Peter’s Project Director
NVA is pleased to announce the appointment of David Cook as Project Director for Kilmahew/St Peter’s.
Previously Chief Executive of Wasps Artists’ Studios for 23 years, David brings a wealth of experience in culture-led regeneration and reinventing historic and listed buildings, including the £6.8m redevelopment of the Briggait, and the RIAS Andrew Doolan award winning South Block.
David says “I’m delighted to be working with the NVA team on this amazing and important project to re-imagine such a modernist icon, especially as it starts work on site for the first time in over 30 years.”
Kilmahew / St Peter’s
NVA has produced a practical and ambitious public scheme to rescue and re-invigorate Kilmahew / St Peter’s, the world renowned former estate and 20th century religious college complex that sits shrouded in beautiful woodland near the Firth of Clyde in west Scotland. The approach is based on partial restoration and new design, and represents the last chance to save this valuable resource from irreversible ruination.
Abandoned since the late 1980s, every structure on the Kilmahew / St Peter’s site, from medieval to modern, has been reduced to ruins. Brutal, beautiful, romantic…
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