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30 Jul 2010 - No comments
A University of Dundee student, Alan Keane, has seen off five finalists from 23 shortlisted entries to emerge victorious in 3Dreid’s annual hunt for Britain’s top student. Held in the...
29 Jul 2010 - No comments
Work has broken ground on an £85m expansion of Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC). It marks the final phase of the city’s Exchange masterplan and will accommodate a 2,000sq/m...
29 Jul 2010 - No comments
Holmes has unveiled designs for Park Mains High School in Erskine, Renfrewshire. The £33m school is arranged over three levels and boasts a four court games hall, gymnasium, dance studio,...
27 Jul 2010 - No comments
Starbucks are embarking upon an international refresh of their brand with 20 of their 54 Scottish stores in line for a redesign, kicking off with a high profile outlet on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile....
27 Jul 2010 - No comments
Fyne Homes Ltd has become the first UK housing association to deliver affordable Passivhaus homes with the unveiling of 14 terraced two bedroom homes on the Firth of Clyde, Dunoon. Designed by...
27 Jul 2010 - No comments
Demolition work has begun on an infamous multi-storey car park, immortalised in 1970’s gangster flick Get Carter. Gateshead Council leader Mick Henry was on the scene to oversee the...
26 Jul 2010 - No comments
Optimised Environments (OPEN), a newly established multi disciplinary design company, has submitted a 20 year masterplan to transform Scotland’s National Showground into the UK’s leading...
23 Jul 2010 - No comments
Graham Mitchell Architect’s Anna Gibb has given Sir Christopher Wren a run for his money after redesigning the historic dome of St Paul’s Cathedral, as an over the top lair for London’s...
23 Jul 2010 - No comments
Aedas are toasting a successful foray into Moray after the local council appointed the practice to a £40m project to replace Elgin Academy and Keith Primary. The schools are the first in...
20 Jul 2010 - No comments
The second leg of our Carbuncles road trip took in the appropriately apocalyptic setting of Denny town centre, a swathe of which is occupied by the utopian modernist ideals of the Denny shopping...
20 Jul 2010 - No comments
Work has commenced on site of the Co-operative Groups new Manchester head office following the completion of groundworks by contractors BAM and architects 3DReid. The building marks the first...
16 Jul 2010 - No comments
If your eyes have been glazing over at the tedious lives of the latest batch of house arrestees on Channel four’s Big Brother programme you may find some visual solace in the bathroom. Yes,...
16 Jul 2010 - No comments
As the residents of Speirs Locks area acclimatise to their brash new pedestrian link photographer Dave Morris has set out to snap this newly sprouted landscape. Located on Garscube Road in the...
15 Jul 2010 - No comments
A car park which has dominated Gateshead town centre for 40 years will soon be history after supermarket giant Tesco submitted plans to redevelop the site as a mixed use plaza. Dubbed Trinity...
15 Jul 2010 - No comments
Google’s Street View platform has long beguiled its fans with an extraordinarily vast archive of the ordinary, be that in viewing your old homes or in scouring the world for mysterious horse head...
15 Jul 2010 - No comments
Richard Murphy Architects are drawing up revised proposals for their controversial Haymarket scheme. A series of pre-application consultations are currently underway with interested parties...
15 Jul 2010 - No comments
Summer must surely have arrived at last with the first appearance this year of that hardy perennial, viz. Richard Murphy’s plan for a new Filmhouse building in Edinburgh’s laughably named...
13 Jul 2010 - No comments
Richard Murphy Architects have submitted plans for a radical overhaul of Perth Theatre to see creation of a dramatic new studio theatre together with a restoration of the existing B listed...
12 Jul 2010 - No comments
Urban Realm has been on a birlie round the whirlies of East Kilbride as the Carbuncles road show 2010 kicked off with a tour of Scotland’s first, and arguably most successful, New Town. Host...
9 Jul 2010 - No comments
It may seem like only yesterday that the Roses Design Awards opened for entries but already that day when we must close our doors to fresh hopefuls is nearly upon us. July 16, that’s one...
9 Jul 2010 - No comments
Plans for a new civic square in the heart of Aberdeen have hit fresh controversy after it emerged that the Audit Commission are being asked to investigate a letter sent to senior labour politicians...
9 Jul 2010 - No comments
Living Architecture has unveiled an anticipated completion date for Nord Architecture’s Shingle House in Dungeness, Kent. October 29. From that date holiday makers will be able to sample...
8 Jul 2010 - No comments
A Scottish Government led competition , run in conjunction with RIAS, to seek housing and urban design proposals to deliver a “new vernacular” have been castigated as “anti competitive” by...
8 Jul 2010 - No comments
Perth based Clachan Construction Ltd have become the latest building firm to be forced into administration as tough market conditions persist in the construction sector. Clachan had been...
5 Jul 2010 - No comments
Doubt may hang over much of the current Building Schools for the Future programme but one area where things are still progressing apace is Oldham where Aedas have just appointed as architects for a...
2 Jul 2010 - No comments
JM Architects have received a BCSE award for ‘Best extension, refurbishment and remodelled school’ for their Elms Court School in Lambeth. The Edinburgh based practice fused old and new...
2 Jul 2010 - No comments
Fresh from a £200k whirlwind tour of trouble spot towns at the behest of the Scottish Government American urbanist Andres Duany has been appointed to masterplan a £1bn housing development in the...
1 Jul 2010 - No comments
Capella Group’s Jim Fitzsimmons has hit upon a novel pastime inbetween overseeing developments such as Atlantic Quay, after writing his first novel. Drawing heavily on his own experiences in...
1 Jul 2010 - No comments
Diggers have moved in on the site of Donald Trumps Menie golf course, Aberdeen, in the first tangible sign of progress on the controversial scheme. Machinery began rolling onto the dunes on...

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