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If you go down to the woods today be sure of a big surprise, that’s Faskally Wood near Pitlochry in Perthshire to be precise. No ordinary cluster of foliage this particular grouping of...
22 Oct 2010 - No comments
Scott Porter, a third year student at the University of Strathclyde’s Department of Architecture has won this year’s Holmes Award, an annual accolade doled out at the Glasgow Institute of...
21 Oct 2010 - No comments
A week may be a long time in politics, but it is less than a nano-second in the unwritten history of Scottish architecture. How else to explain the faster-than-light goings-on surrounding...
19 Oct 2010 - No comments
A design competition run by RIAS for the Scottish Government’s Scottish Sustainable Communities Initiative has been won by Malcolm Fraser Architects and Stewart Milne Homes. This sought...
18 Oct 2010 - No comments
A planning application for the extension of Glasgow’s largest purpose built shopping centre, Silverburn, has been approved by councillors. The development will see 7,728sq/m of additional...
18 Oct 2010 - No comments
Archial architects, recently purchased by the Ingenium Group, have completed Langside College in Glasgow’s south side, culmination of a 2.5 year design and build contract with Balfour Beatty....
18 Oct 2010 - No comments
If autumnal blues are beginning to get you down then the Novemnber issue of Urban Realm could be just the tonic as we investigate happiness, that elusive state of mind which we all seek to attain...
14 Oct 2010 - No comments
The Roses Design Awards 2010 have awarded Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects Gunpowder Mill, Essex, with the title of best new building outside London after the Mill exploded onto the stage with...
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Reiach & Hall Architect’s Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, has won the prime minister’s Better Public Building Award after seeing off 21 other shortlisted projects. Built under a PFI contract...
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The Scottish Civic Trust has launched PhotoArch, a photography competition aimed at stimulating interest in the built environment by young people. Open to primary and secondary school pupils...
13 Oct 2010 - No comments
Work has begun to convert St Andrew House, a high rise office block in Glasgow city centre, into a £27.5m hotel. Its conversion will see the sixties block transformed into a 210 bedroom...
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If the sincerest form of flattery is imitation then the Norwegians will be feeling pretty chuffed following conclusion of an Edinburgh Napier University conference, run by the institutions Forest...
12 Oct 2010 - No comments
The Scottish Civic Trust has long acted as a guarantor for the protection, enhancement and development of Scotland’s built environment past, but what of its future? In an eye opening thought...
12 Oct 2010 - No comments
Austin Smith Lord’s Roseisle Distillery, the first such major facility to be built in Scotland for 30 years, has been officially opened by Diageo’s chief executive, Paul Walsh. The malt...
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Edinburgh City Council has approved plans for a 48,000sq/ft  office and library complex in the Craigmillar district. The £10m complex will house 350 council staff in addition to meeting...
11 Oct 2010 - No comments
A £5m visitor centre is to be built on the site of the Battle of Bannockburn for the 2014 Homecoming event, culture secretary Fiona Hyslop has announced. Historic Scotland and the National...
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US tycoon, and possible presidential candidate, Donald Trump has received an honorary degree from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. The property developer was presented with a Doctorate in...
8 Oct 2010 - No comments
The final concrete has been poured on schmidt hammer lassen’s £57m library building for the University of Aberdeen. The universities vice chancellor, Professor Ian Diamond, attended the...
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Sir David Chipperfield is set to receive the RIBA’s Gold Medal award for lifetime achievement, it has been announced. The medal will be handed over at a ceremony to be conducted at RIBA’s...
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The life of architect Matt Steele (1878-1937) is being celebrated with the publication of a book on his work and a specially convened conference in his home town of Bo’ness today. Taking...
6 Oct 2010 - No comments
Following the embrace of Denny’s citizenry to the Carbuncle cause Urban Realm is to take a look at their town centre and investigate means of improving its aesthetic, function and transport....
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Voting is now underway for the second annual Rubble Club award for Best Demolished Building at www.therubbleclub.com . A diverse list of candidates are in the running this year, including...
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Tiger Developments long running battle to have an eyesore gap site near Edinburgh's Haymarket station has hit fresh controversy after the Cockburn Association branded the latest plans "lumpy" and...
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Glasgow's A listed Central Hotel has been rebranded as The Grand Central Hotel following a £20m redevelopment by hotel and conference operator Principal Hayley. With assistance from Historic...
4 Oct 2010 - No comments
Norfolk Court, a 23 storey tower block in Glasgow’s Gorbals district has been imploded by Safedem as part of ongoing regeneration efforts for the area. Glasgow Housing Association, owners of...
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City Architecture Office (CAO) has gained detailed planning approval for four houses and a guesthouse on the Isle of Mull for Westkey Properties. Occupying a 0.7 hectare site overlooking the...
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macmon has been appointed by Argyll & Bute Community Health partnership to design a multi million pound mental health facility in Lochgilpead. Macmon are specialists in mental health design...

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