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30 Jul 2008 - No comments
Plans by Edinburgh City Council (ECC) to demolish Meadowbank Stadium have encountered opposition from more than 1,200 objectors.  Campaigners ire centres around plans to sell off a...
30 Jul 2008 - No comments
Paisley town centre looks set to receive a welcome boost if  SMC Davis Duncan Architects vision for McGarvey Construction is realised. The ambitious £30 million development encompasses 3...
30 Jul 2008 - No comments
The Tapa Bakehouse and Deli within the thriving east end district of Dennistoun has proven such a hit with locals that the owners have branched out into the cities south side. Robert Winters...
30 Jul 2008 - No comments
Minister announces stabilisation programme for Mavisbank House Linda Fabiani, MSP, Minister for Europe, External Affairs and Culture has announced a £2m stabilisation programme for Mavisbank...
30 Jul 2008 - No comments
Jones Lang LaSalle Scotland today announced a promotion at the company's Glasgow office. Andrew McCracken, of the Industrial division, has been promoted to senior surveyor. Alan...
30 Jul 2008 - No comments
Contrary to the widespread national contagion of depression, Dandara are to cock a snook at the gloom merchants and proceed apace with construction of the full gh2o masterplan from gm+ad...
29 Jul 2008 - No comments
It has been revealed that house builders are approaching social landlords in an attempt to offload surplus stock.  This comes amidst news that monthly mortgage approvals have sunk to a new low...
29 Jul 2008 - No comments
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland have recognised Robin Harper MSP and Dame Barbara Kelly CBE as Honorary Fellows, the highest honour that the Incorporation bestows upon those...
29 Jul 2008 - No comments
Works have commenced on site at Austin-Smith:Lord’s Girvan Community Hospital, Ayrshire. The £21.5 million building for NHS Ayrshire & Arran will see the existing Davidson Cottage Hospital...
29 Jul 2008 - No comments
Steelwork at ZM Architects Virginia Galleries developed by Credential Holdings has now been completed.  The development will create a new retail opportunity in the heart of the Merchant City and...
28 Jul 2008 - No comments
Eight tower blocks around Plean Street and Lincoln Avenue have been earmarked for demolition by Glasgow Housing Association in a phased treatment of works from 2010.   The estates are the...
28 Jul 2008 - No comments
The Kirkintilloch Initiative is an umbrella organisation overseeing the implementation of a number of projects across the town, each aiming aim to improve amenity. An Arts and Cultural Centre...
28 Jul 2008 - No comments
Four buildings in Scotland (detailed below) have been shortlisted for the inaugural World Architecture Festival Awards (2008). Of the four three were designed by Scottish-based practices. While the...
28 Jul 2008 - No comments
Scotland will see land for housing brought forward more effectively in future following the publication today of a revised planning policy termed Scottish Planning Policy 3 (SPP 3). SPP3 will...
28 Jul 2008 - No comments
Works to prepare the ground for Edinburgh’s new tram network are underway. The Gogar roundabout will experience disruption for a period of one month as utilities are diverted from the tram...
28 Jul 2008 - No comments
Steelwork has been completed at 82 Wellington Street, site of new build offices from CRGP & Keppie.   The project is funded entirely by insurers on a like for like floor area basis following...
28 Jul 2008 - No comments
Construction of Bothwell Plaza has been delayed pending a design review.  This follows SMC Jenkins and Marr’s departure from the job, now replaced by AEDAS. Originally pencilled in for 2...
25 Jul 2008 - No comments
Bring them on Like everyone else, I normally bin the stuff that falls out of BD each Friday but a flyer for a seminar organised by that magazine and entitled ‘Design Develop and Unify –...
25 Jul 2008 - No comments
Demolition works are proceeding apace at Inter City House, a prominent city centre eyesore.  The site is set to be transformed by Evolution House, a contemporary commercial premises by Buccleuch...
25 Jul 2008 - No comments
Good view at Braeview, East Kilbride, reports Jones Lang LaSalle Glasgow, 25 July 2008 - Castlebridge Properties has appointed Jones Lang LaSalle to market Braeview House, a refurbished...
25 Jul 2008 - No comments
Scottish Architects Unveil Largest Ever Olympic Media Facility in Beijing Beijing, 24 July 2008 – The Beijing Olympic Green Convention Centre (BOGCC), located along a 400m strip of the...
25 Jul 2008 - No comments
A key component of the city's International Financial Services District, Capella, has topped out. Designed by BDP for wbdevelopments  Capella comprises 111,000 sq/ft of grade A office space...
25 Jul 2008 - No comments
Forth ports have announced they aim to build a new park next year on reclaimed land at Edinburgh’s Western Harbour. The park will be laid out in a semi-circular pattern with potential for...
25 Jul 2008 - No comments
Proposals for a new £1 million footbridge across Central Way aims to reunite both sides of Cumbernauld town centre, separated by the 2004 closure of the Tummel Way Bridge. An application has...
24 Jul 2008 - No comments
Preparatory work for the Forth Replacement Crossing has leapt from drawing boards and into the estuary.   This follows the appointment of Glover Site Investigations Ltd to ascertain ground...
24 Jul 2008 - No comments
Construction is underway at Glasgow Airport in the form of a £31 million terminal expansion from 3DReid.   The 2 storey, 4,000sq/m development is scheduled to complete in April 2009 and will...
24 Jul 2008 - No comments
The Co-operative Group is to set up a new office at Westfield North Courtyard, Cumbernauld, reports Jones Lang LaSalle. Jones Lang LaSalle, on behalf of Highcross Strategic Advisors,...
24 Jul 2008 - No comments
Judging for the 2008 Roses Design Awards has concluded and Architecture Scotland was there to record proceedings.  Debate proved fraught as the calibre of each potential candidate was interrogated...
24 Jul 2008 - No comments
Plans for a £150k refurbishment of The Scotsman Steps in Edinburgh are being considered by Edinburgh City Council’s Transport Infrastructure and Environment Committee. The stairwell was...
24 Jul 2008 - No comments
The search is on for a developer to plan Glasgow’s 2014 Commonwealth Games athletes village. Glasgow City Council have invited developers to submit proposals for the £200 million scheme in...
24 Jul 2008 - No comments
Stent have begun foundation work on behalf of Miller Construction at One Waterloo Street, site of a new eight-storey office block from Keppie Design.  The site lies one storey below street...
24 Jul 2008 - No comments
Proposals for a multi million pound housing development on Inverness Waterfront have been unveiled by Caledonian Property Partnership & Colin Armstrong Associates. The scheme could eventually...
24 Jul 2008 - No comments
The Elements is a £130 million retail area in Livingston from BDP for Land Securities comprising some 375,000sq/ft of floor space.  Adjoining the Almondvale Shopping Centre, development is...
23 Jul 2008 - No comments
Jones Lang LaSalle Scotland today announced that Cameron Stott of the Office Agency division in Edinburgh, and Neil Cockburn head of the Industrial division, and the Glasgow office, have been...
22 Jul 2008 - No comments
Glasgow City Council have lodged a planning application to create two eight classroom schools.  The combined campus will accommodate a nursey and autism unit all sharing gymnasium, library and...
22 Jul 2008 - No comments
RMJM is joining forces with the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust to run a three year initiative aimed at encouraging more people from under-represented groups in the UK into architecture to...
22 Jul 2008 - No comments
One of Britain’s largest house builders, Stewart Milne, is to make one in five of its staff across the country redundant.  Overall the Aberdeen based firm is to cast 289 posts with the north...
22 Jul 2008 - No comments
Europe’s largest windfarm comprising 152 turbines at a cost of £600 million has been approved by ministers.  The scheme by the M74 near Abington in South Lanarkshire will be capable of...
22 Jul 2008 - No comments
Richard Murphy Architects have submitted to planning a new house designed for occupancy by Richard Murphy himself.  The scheme entails loss of half an existing garden but heals the unsightly gable...
22 Jul 2008 - No comments
An unsightly hole in Glasgow's urban fabric, 71 Virginia Street, could soon sprout a new landmark if Elder & Cannon's vision for Consortium Property is realised. Providing 57 flats at a cost...
21 Jul 2008 - No comments
Citizen M's 3rd hotel opens in Glasgow in 2009, employing a distinctive concept from award winning Dutch design firm Concrete Architectural Associates.  Design employs full height multi angled...
21 Jul 2008 - No comments
Glasgow’s hotel rush shows no sign of abating with news that the 189 bed, 4* Hotel La Tour from Featherstone Austin Woodward Architects is to spearhead the next phase of Central Quay...
21 Jul 2008 - No comments
Construction has started on site at the “Weetabix School”, so coined because pupils bodies will provide heating post breakfast according to Gaia Architects. This is achieved through a high...
21 Jul 2008 - No comments
New 115 bed hotel provision is proposed by Greystones Ltd and ARM Architects to augment Glasgow's exponentially mushrooming stock. Located at a long standing gapsite of some 5 years, the hotel aims...
21 Jul 2008 - No comments
Two tower blocks at 12 Riverford Rd and 21 Riverbank St were reduced to rubble Saturday in a controlled demolition carried out by Glasgow Housing Association and Coleman & Co.   With the site...
18 Jul 2008 - No comments
TESCO Stores Ltd and Ian Burke Associates have won their battle for a new supermarket and hundreds of homes at Kelvin Bank, a site in Partick at the foot of Byres Road. Glasgow’s first...
18 Jul 2008 - No comments
Stirling Prize Update Well, don’t say I didn’t tell you. Two weeks on from my analysis of the Stirling Prize contenders and all the reasons why the exemplary Pier Arts Centre in Orkney...
18 Jul 2008 - No comments
* Prospect and architecturescotland have been asked to point out that although Robert Potters and Partners provided technical support  for the conversion of the former Plaza Ballroom into flats,...
18 Jul 2008 - No comments
The St Enoch Centre, located prominently at the foot of Glasgow’s Buchanan Street, is currently being redeveloped thanks to a significant £100 million investment program from the Mills...
17 Jul 2008 - No comments
University of Strathclyde Architecture graduate James Tait has won the RIAS Silver medal at the SIX Awards hosted by the Lighthouse-Scotlands National Centre for Architecture and Design.  This...
17 Jul 2008 - No comments
The Jute city of Dundee looks set to benefit from a new residential development from G D Lodge Architects on the site of a former bus garage.  The development rises to some 9 storeys along the...
17 Jul 2008 - No comments
Edinburgh Architects Smith Scott Mullan have released images of their new sheltered housing project in North Edinburgh. The 68 apartment development, designed for Dunedin Canmore Housing...
17 Jul 2008 - No comments
The Highland town of Tomatin is to receive a new £5 million leisure development called “Juniper Village”.  Brainchild of Perthsire based Braemore Estates the development has detailed consent...
17 Jul 2008 - No comments
RMJM have revealed their latest commercial project on behalf of City Site Estates PLC, 2 West Regent St.  A £12 million investment will see creation of a striking 10 floor edifice accommodating...
17 Jul 2008 - No comments
Nomad Research Design Consultation (RDC), the Glasgow-based interior design specialist, has announced details of two new contracts with the University of Bristol and Royal Holloway University of...
17 Jul 2008 - No comments
Three towers of 24 floors at Dundasvale Court are currently having “Secured by Design” front doors installed in a project overseen by 3DReid Architects and Wates Construction for Glasgow...
16 Jul 2008 - No comments
Early proposals for plots in the Finnieston district have been superceded following Kenmore's purchase of the Skypark office scheme in a £90 million joint venture with Paradigm and Moncrieff...
16 Jul 2008 - No comments
The Morrison Partnership have unveiled long awaited plans to restore Alexander “Greek” Thomson’s Egyptian Halls for Union Street Properties.  The £6.5 million development should commence...
16 Jul 2008 - No comments
Edinburgh City Council are faced by a precipitous technical impasse in the form of Edinburgh International Climbing Centre’s leaking roof.  Constructed by Moidart Architects the project has been...
16 Jul 2008 - No comments
Holmes Partnership are set to deliver 250,000 sq/ft of commercial space for Valad Property Group.  The £40 million scheme aims to cement the urban grid at 110 Queen St with 13 floors of stone and...
16 Jul 2008 - No comments
A redundant railway line from Pilrig Park across Leith Walk could be reborn if environmental pressure group, Greener Leith, achieve their ambitions. Designed exclusively for the use of...
15 Jul 2008 - No comments
gm+ad architects and Kenmore Property Group have submitted a planning application for Snodgrass Mills.  A proposal aiming to bring 278,764sq/ft of Grade A commercial floorplates to the Clyde...
15 Jul 2008 - No comments
Glasgow looks set to cement its reputation as curry capital of Britain with news that Modern India is to open the largest curry house the city has yet seen, serving some 300 covers.   Works on...
15 Jul 2008 - No comments
HBG have begun marketing 3DRreid’s 75,000sq/ft office project at 29 Wellington Street.  Replacing the dilapidated Apsley House with accommodation more becoming of the 21st century, officially...
15 Jul 2008 - No comments
Make have prepared a preferred masterplan for the Speirs Locks canalside area for development partners ISIS and British Waterways.  the Locks act as centrepiece of the Port Dundas Canal Link which...
15 Jul 2008 - No comments
A deflated zeppelin on stilts, last seen being chucked in the Thames by Churchill, could be making a comeback if a campaign led by Glaswegian Jack Pringle, ex-president of the Royal Institute of...
14 Jul 2008 - No comments
Those taking an early kip this 13 July would have been rudely awoken as much of the city reverbrated to the sound of explosives. Network Rail insisted on a series of early hours implosions...
14 Jul 2008 - No comments
The ongoing “credit crunch” has claimed its latest and greatest victim, Elphinstone Place.  Final cancellation of the 39 storey tower at 314 St Vincent St sees the loss of 202 homes alongside...
14 Jul 2008 - No comments
Catalyst Capital LLP has announced that the Children's Hospice Association Scotland has signed up for 2,305 sq ft of office accommodation at Glasgow's Buchanan Tower. The deal is a ten-year...
11 Jul 2008 - No comments
This year, Harndec Flooring are celebrating their 40th year in Business. The company was registered in Scotland on the 19th of August 1968 and remains a wholly owned Scottish company, as part of...
11 Jul 2008 - No comments
Overextended If nothing else, the current credit crisis has demonstrated just how financially overextended many housebuilders and developers had become during the recent boom years, their...
10 Jul 2008 - No comments
Jones Lang LaSalle, on behalf of Alliance Trust, has successfully let the sixth floor office at Monteith House, George Square, Glasgow to recruitment and management specialists Munro Consulting....
10 Jul 2008 - No comments
Ross Perkin, a student from the University of Edinburgh has walked off with the honours -and £1,800 -  at 3DReid’s Student Prize,  the largest practice-run prize in the UK. His winning...
10 Jul 2008 - No comments
Stirling Development Agency, the joint venture between Valad Property Group and Stirling Council, has submitted its detailed planning application for the development of two office buildings...
10 Jul 2008 - No comments
A website set up to prevent Edinburgh's Meadowbank Stadium being demolished and developed into new homes is urging the public to petition Edinburgh Council ahead of their next planning tomorrow...
9 Jul 2008 - No comments
100 businesses attended an event in Motherwell aimed at encouraging interest in the renovation of the former Ravenscraig Steel Works site. Companies from across Scotland including architects,...
7 Jul 2008 - No comments
A joint venture between property investment and development company Credential Holdings Limited and KPT Limited has resulted in "The Ayrshire" project, an 18-hole links course with adjoining...
7 Jul 2008 - No comments
Dyer’s £105 million new campus for Queen Margaret University was officially opened the Queen on Friday 4th July. The new campus has been masterplanned to simulate the conditions of the...
4 Jul 2008 - No comments
The Highland Housing Fair, billed as the first event of its kind in Scotland to showcase house designs of the future, has been unexpectedly postponed. The event, scheduled to kick off in...
4 Jul 2008 - No comments
Highland Housing Fair, Part Two It’s not often I get to see such immediate impact from something I’ve written and in truth it was probably more serendipity than prescience on my part, but...
3 Jul 2008 - No comments
Stewart Milne Homes, together with Aberdeenshire Community Safety Partnership's Home Safety Group today (Thursday) unveiled their Safer Homes show house which is currently being built at...
2 Jul 2008 - No comments
Here at Prospect our imagination was caught by the jelly architecture competition running in London. Architects were invited to create an architectural model, made out of flavoured jelly....
1 Jul 2008 - No comments
The two buildings in Scotland that have won RIBA National Awards were presented with their trophies at an award ceremony at London's Hilton Hotel on Friday night. The BBC Scotland HQ at...
1 Jul 2008 - No comments
Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon and Finance Secretary John Swinney formally initiated the Scottish Sustainable Communities Initiative, which intends to encourage local authorities to "propose...
1 Jul 2008 - No comments
  Kingspan's Divisional Building Technology Director Mark Harris has responded to industry rumours regarding the safety of insultated panel systems - which have circulated as a result of a...
1 Jul 2008 - No comments
Jones Lang LaSalle has purchased Fleming House Business Centre in for £2.16m for its client Highcross property fund management This purchase follows on from the fund manager's purchase of...

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