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26 Nov 2009 - No comments
Page \ Park Architects has received planning permission for a new facility for Scottish War Blinded at their site at Linburn, West Lothian. The 800msq building will replace the charity’s...
26 Nov 2009 - No comments
Urban Animation, the Edinburgh planning and urban design consultancy, along with Inverness based Neil Sutherland Architects, has been appointed by Islay Estates to masterplan a new development at...
25 Nov 2009 - No comments
What a load of bollards Down Holyrood way, political distrust of the nation’s architects seems to have found new expression. Or so it seemed, for when guests arrived for the RIAS Andrew...
25 Nov 2009 - No comments
Perth and Kinross Council has granted Planning Consent for a National Curling Academy on a near three-acre site in Kinross designed by Archial Architects. The plans comprise proposals for a...
20 Nov 2009 - No comments
A “unique and ingenious” veterinary hospital from Archial Architects has won the RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award 2009. Acknowledging the way that the centre nestles...
20 Nov 2009 - No comments
Edinburgh Airport has opened an expanded departure lounge, an initiative that will eventually double the size of the pre-existing facility. This constitutes phase one of a two year programme...
19 Nov 2009 - No comments
Langley Academy, designed by Foster + Partners,  near Slough is pioneering a new “museum learning” template with the unorthodox approach of mixing classrooms with rare artefacts and exhibits....
19 Nov 2009 - No comments
Stephen Miles architects in collaboration with Jonathan McQuillan of anderson bell + christie architects have been granted planning permission for a three storey extension in Bearsden for a private...
19 Nov 2009 - No comments
HLM are to open their Clackmannanshire Community Healthcare Centre on November 25 following an 18 month construction period. Situated in Alloa the Centre provides 45 inpatient beds for the...
18 Nov 2009 - No comments
Archials Small Animal Hospital reigned supreme at last weeks GIA Awards, doubtless the practice will be hoping their win will give the project a timely boost for Friday’s Andrew Doolan Award....
18 Nov 2009 - No comments
Planning permission has been granted for a £20m manufacturing facility at Lomondgate, Dumbarton designed by Bradford Robertson architects. Aggreko, a provider of temporary power and...
18 Nov 2009 - No comments
Flying the flag for good housing shouldn’t be a half-mast activity What a strange, lack-lustre affair this year’s Saltire Society Housing Design Awards turned out to be. To be honest, I’d...
18 Nov 2009 - No comments
cre8architecture together with B3 Architects have been granted planning permission by Fife Council to construct two new sports facility in Glenrothes and Kirkcaldy. Sportscotland will provide...
17 Nov 2009 - No comments
One artist has devised an innovative new sustainable building material for our cities… potatoes. Less famine and more feast, the chips with everything approach adopted by Peter Root sees...
17 Nov 2009 - No comments
Gareth Hoskins Architects have won the competition to redevelop Aberdeens grade A listed Art Gallery. Housing collections of both fine and applied arts the gallery exhibits a particularly...
17 Nov 2009 - No comments
Legislation to build the new Forth Road Bridge has been unveiled by Scottish Ministers amidst an ongoing funding row with Westminster. Valued at £2bn the crossing is needed to replace the...
17 Nov 2009 - No comments
Zaha Hadid architects have revealed the secret to realising their unorthodox approaches to structure and facades, most recently evidenced at Glasgow’s Transport Museum. Using a 3D Building...
17 Nov 2009 - No comments
With the downturn continuing to bite architectural practices are increasingly spin the roulette wheel of competition bids in an attempt to stay busy. But even if your numbers come this is no...
16 Nov 2009 - No comments
Stobhill Hospital has extended a recent winning streak, following its recent triumph at the Roses Design Awards where it scooped the title of best new building outside London. The Springburn...
16 Nov 2009 - No comments
Awards season continues to throw up new winners with Simon Winstanley Architects the latest practice to find cause to celebrate after their Deepstone project landed an award at the Saltire Housing...
16 Nov 2009 - No comments
Architects wishing to banish the winter blues and hit the beach are being invited by The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) to enter a competition, run by Irvine Bay Regeneration...
13 Nov 2009 - No comments
Austin-Smith:Lord have been given the go ahead to build an £8.3m community hospital at Bonar Bridge, Sutherland. Designed for NHS Highland the new hospital replaces the near 150 year old...
13 Nov 2009 - No comments
Kenmore Property Group has been placed into administration with Grant Thornton administrating the companies remaining assets. Once valued at £1.8bn its creditor HBOS, now part of the Lloyds...
12 Nov 2009 - No comments
Clydebank’s Golden Jubilee Hospital has received a striking makeover from the hands of the Holmes Partnership. A redesigned front entrance and reception space have acquired bold, modern...
12 Nov 2009 - No comments
A Memorial Garden at Tullis Street in Bridgeton has been unveiled by Clyde Gateway, the first project to be completed by the regeneration agency. Designed by architects Austin-Smith:Lord the...
12 Nov 2009 - No comments
Creative Scotland are on the hunt for a new Chief Executive seeking a candidate well versed at “influencing”, “communicating” and “negotiating”. The cultural development body has...
11 Nov 2009 - No comments
Michael Russell, Minister for Architecture, has announced that the staff and programmes of Sust, Education and the ACCESS National Programme which had been operated  to date by the Lighthouse...
11 Nov 2009 - No comments
Plans for a “digital cloud” have been floated in London by an international collaboration of the Massachssetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Arup and artists . Comprising two 400ft tall...
10 Nov 2009 - No comments
Planned expansion of nuclear power by the UK Government has cast a spotlight on Scotland’s energy policy, where new nuclear plants are banned. Energy and Climate Secretary Ed Miliband has...
10 Nov 2009 - No comments
Glasgow’s latest hotel has launched as the former Royal Scottish Automobile Club opens its doors as a titular vehicular hotel. Designed by Ron Galloway Architects for the Townhouse...
9 Nov 2009 - No comments
One of the world’s most impressive construction projects is beating the Spanish property bust with work continuing apace to realise the singular vision of Antoni Gaudi at La Sagrada Familia....
9 Nov 2009 - No comments
Brookfield have been unveiled as the developer of Glasgow’s Southern General Hospital, the Australian developers triumph coming on the same day that London based Nightingale Associates and Tribal...
9 Nov 2009 - No comments
Gareth Hoskins Architects have seen off the competition in securing a £20m commission to redevelop Aberdeen Art Gallery. The practice will now carry out a design study in a bid to upgrade the...
6 Nov 2009 - No comments
In a key note address to the World Architecture Festival architect Rafael Vinoly revealed his spectacular plans for the New York University campus which is planned for the Abu Dhabi desert....
5 Nov 2009 - No comments
Judges for the RIAS Best Building in Scotland Award have announced their selection of short listed contenders for 2009. Chaired by Andy MacMillan the jurors chose eleven projects ranging from...
5 Nov 2009 - No comments
Menie are called, few are chosen I confess my ears pricked up when I heard on the news that a huge mammal had washed up on Balmedie Beach in Aberdeenshire, but it turned out the Beeb was...
4 Nov 2009 - No comments
Lord McCluskey has waded into the aftermath of the fracas surrounding Richard Murphy’s haymarket development, recently blocked by the Scottish Government over concerns the 17 storey tower would...
3 Nov 2009 - No comments
Alan Dunlop, in his role as visiting professor at Kansas State University, has set his first student program around Hazelwood School. Said Dunlop: “The students were interested in Hazelwood,...
3 Nov 2009 - No comments
Glasgow’s notorious Barras market is planning a comprehensive overhaul after frustrated traders drew up an action plan to transform the image of the historic trading district. The move comes...
2 Nov 2009 - No comments
Page\Park architects together with structural engineers Jacobs and Scott Wilson have held a seminar to look at the challenges facing historic structures. In particular the event looked at how to...
2 Nov 2009 - No comments
Plans by Gateshead Council to demolish the Dunston Rocket, a multi storey council block unlike any other, has been approved after a certificate for immunity from listing was granted by English...

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