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Doors Open Days, the initiative which allows you to get inside buildings that are normally closed to the public, will run in Dundee and Glasgow on 18th–19th September, Edinburgh on 25th and...
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The notoriously tacky Glasgow nightclub Cleopatras, famous for its reputation as a pick-up joint, has been recommended for B-listed status by Historic Scotland. The nightclub, nicknamed Clatty...
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Page and Park has recently submitted a 46-unit tower in the heart of Glasgow for planning approval. The tower is being built for an established developer who has formed the Dixon Street...
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Planning permission has been granted for a residential scheme by CZWG Architects on the corner of Laurieston Road and Crown Street in Glasgow’s Gorbals. The Cruden Estates tower will be one of...
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Waterfront Edinburgh is planning to create a new island in the middle of Granton. The proposed island that may be thistle shaped in plan could contain a marina, a couple of towers and mixture of...
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The EDI’s vision for a mixed-use six-storey arcade at Haymarket, to match the famous Galleria in Milan, is a step closer. On the third attempt Edinburgh’s arms-length development company won...
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Gareth Hoskins Architects is the only Scottish contender on the shortlist to design the £50 million Riverside Museum in Glasgow, the replacement for the Transport Museum. The other seven are...
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The charity, Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre, has appointed Reiach and Hall as architect for its’ new support centre at Wishaw Hospital, following the voluntary liquidation of the initially...
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The Scottish Provident Building, one of Scotland’s best-loved modernist buildings may be at risk under new proposals for the south side of St Andrew’s Square Edinburgh. The A Listed polished...
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Urban design and landscape practice Gillespies has won an award for excellence from The Congress for the New Urbanism at their annual event in Chicago. The practice’s public realm projects for...
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Lancashire architects IWA, in collaboration with Max Fordham, Whitby Bird and Colin Buchanan, have completed a feasibility study for the St Mary’s Centre in Clitheroe. The brief is to provide an...
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Five regeneration experts have been shortlisted to draw up a vision for a part of central Salford, which will involve creating a knowledge-based economy with the University of Salford at its core....
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Manchester based AEW architects has been granted planning permission for a new apartment building on Liverpool Road in the Castlefield conservation area of Manchester city centre. The scheme is for...
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Plans for a new business park in Gillmoss, set to be the most environmentally-friendly development of its type in Liverpool, have been given the go-ahead. Liverpool Land Development Company has...
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Over the summer Liverpool City Council abandoned the Fourth Grace, the flagship project of the Liverpool European Capital of Culture 2008, after deciding that the project was “no longer viable...
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A shortlist of developers and registered social landlords has been announced to regenerate the notorious Park Hill housing estate in Sheffield. The developers, chosen by Sheffield City Council...
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A Merseyside site is one of three front runners to become the home of the world\'s largest freshwater aquarium, a £250m scheme to be designed by Sir Nicholas Grimshaw for the National Institute...
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A new think-tank organisation ‘Metropolis’, that aims to promote the Liverpool Bay area as a whole, has just been launched by Downtown Liverpool. It will raise awareness through campaigning,...
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Manchester architect Provan & Makin has received outline planning permission for a mixed-use development for Peakmount Properties close to Manchester city centre, on a site opposite the Royal...
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Piers Gough’s London-based firm CZWG Architects has produced an ‘off-the-wall’ design for a £4m hairdressing salon at the heart of the Liverpool Paradise Street redevelopment. On a...
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It is all change among the big wigs in architecture and urbanism in the public sector at the moment. Not only are Historic Scotland and the Royal Commission for Ancient and Historic Monuments...
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Chris Stewart Architects has recently completed a major lighting scheme to illuminate 31 tenement closes in Parkhead in the east end of Glasgow. In 2002, a community consultation was carried out by...
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The NWDA is on the verge of appointing the developer for the Murray Mills in Ancoats. Two development teams have been short-listed - ISIS, formerly British Waterways with SSP Architects, and The...
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Proposed deregulation of the gambling rules is opening up the casino business in the UK. International gaming company Kerzner are currently developing plans for casinos in both Manchester and...
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Architects have been branded “self-important bores” in a review of Nathaniel Kahn’s film about his father Louis Kahn, My Architect. Though full of praise for the film itself, which was given...
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Architecture schools in England may be about to receive less funding per head for students on their undergraduate courses, following changes in banding categories for degree courses made by the...

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