Hospitalfield Arts Arbroath, United Kingdom

Appointment

Hospitalfield Arts

Arbroath, United Kingdom

Caruso St John have been appointed architects for the development of Hospitalfield Arts in Arbroath, Scotland.

The project involves the partial refurbishment of Grade A Listed Hospitalfield House, a magnificent baronial style Arts & Crafts house from the Victorian period, which has functioned as a site for artists’ residencies since the early 20th century, as well as the renovation of the artists' studios, fernery and glasshouse which stand within the estate. The project also involves new buildings within the gardens, providing museum quality archive and exhibition spaces. The development is intended to create a porous and open public resource led by access to the extensive collections of paintings, drawings and works on paper.

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