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30 Sep 2010 - No comments
Andy Wightman, author of Who Owns Scotland and an expert on landownership and land reform, is to publish his follow up title; The Poor had no Lawyers , on October 7. The book gets to the...
30 Sep 2010 - No comments
Elphinstone chairman Ken Ross has been forced to call in administrators KPMG following a decline in new construction projects and a slump in land values. The Giffnock based company had been...
29 Sep 2010 - No comments
McKay flooring are hoping to floor the competition with their latest product launch, whisky barrel flooring. Yes, not content with simply quaffing the stuff McKay have hit upon the idea of...
29 Sep 2010 - No comments
Archial has announced that the Ingenium Group, a provider of “integrated consulting, design build and p[artnership solutions from a single source provider,” has purchased the majority of the UK...
28 Sep 2010 - No comments
The Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts has issued a call for entries in an architectural drawing competition. Interested parties are invited to log onto the RGI website where entry forms...
28 Sep 2010 - No comments
Six shortlisted designs for a northern outpost of the Victoria & Albert Museum have been unveiled in Dundee today at an exhibition entitled ‘V&A at Dundee – Making it Happen’ Featured at...
24 Sep 2010 - No comments
Ravenscraig Ltd has announced the design team who will deliver the £500m second phase of development works on the former Lanarkshire steelworks. This sees Cooper Cromar appointed as...
24 Sep 2010 - No comments
Time was when summer was the silly season for newspaper stories: you could go on holiday secure in the knowledge that not much would happen in your absence and anything that did occur would be so...
24 Sep 2010 - No comments
A free exhibition of the six short listed designs for a V&A museum in Dundee is to take place at the University of Abertay Library on Bell Street from September 29 to November 4. Entitled...
23 Sep 2010 - No comments
Malcolm Fraser Architects has completed an “off-grid” treehouse observatory and fieldstation in a copse of Norwegian Spruce and Larch, Glen Nevis Named Outlandia the unusual commission...
23 Sep 2010 - No comments
PricewaterhouseCoopers has been appointed as administrator to Archial, one of Britain’s largest architectural practices, after the firm was unable to meet its tax obligations to HMRC. The...
22 Sep 2010 - No comments
The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) have appointed AEG Facilities to handle event programming, naming rights, sponsorship ahead of the SECC Scottish National Arena’s launch in...
22 Sep 2010 - No comments
BBC2 is set to get viewers up close and personal with Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building tonight at 18:30 after being given exclusive access to the building exterior. Dr Jonathan...
22 Sep 2010 - No comments
Alan Dunlop is a prolific sketch artist, drafting some 400 drawings over the past 10 years depicting projects ranging from built work such as Glasgow’s Radisson, to competition entries such as a...
22 Sep 2010 - No comments
Brian Stewart, erstwhile CEO of RMJM, has been appointed as a director at Graeme Massie Architects in order to boost the practices international connections and foster fresh collaborations....
21 Sep 2010 - No comments
Landscape architects and urban designers Whitelaw Turkington has opened a regional office in Glasgow within City Park, Alexandra parade, as part of an expansion drive. The London based firm...
21 Sep 2010 - No comments
Carbuncles fever has swept the media over the past 24 hours with some of the highlights being a live stint on STV and even some celebrity endorsement from the singer Seal on Radio 2. So what have...
21 Sep 2010 - No comments
Private Eye has lambasted the “blinkered bureaucratic obstructiveness of Historic Scotland” in an outspoken attack on the 30 year prevarication which has led to the deterioration of one of...
20 Sep 2010 - No comments
The inhabitants of John O’Groats may have reached for the Clearasil when put on the spot but for the citizens of Denny the Plook-on-the-Plinth trophy holds an altogether more favourable...
17 Sep 2010 - No comments
Keppie Design has won the contract to design a 1,000 bed children’s hospital in the Choqquing region of central China in collaboration with Hanjia, a local design institute. The design...
17 Sep 2010 - No comments
Plans for the first phase of redevelopment at the Glasgow School of Art campus have been released today. Designed by New York based Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with local practice...
17 Sep 2010 - No comments
It has been ten years since Stephen Lawrence was stabbed to death in Eltham, south east London.  The case helped to reshape the English criminal justice system but it may ultimately transform the...
16 Sep 2010 - No comments
Glasgow based artist Patricia Cain has won the £25k Threadneedle prize for visual art for her pastel depictions of Zaha Hadid’s Transport Museum, currently under construction on the banks of the...
16 Sep 2010 - No comments
Husband and wife architecture practice JAMstudio, has been appointed to design a £1m visitor centre for Dalmore Distillery on the Cromarty Firth. Tasked with capturing the “grandeur”,...
15 Sep 2010 - No comments
Keppie, working alongside concept designers ‘concrete’, has unveiled the first accommodation to be built for Dutch hotel chain Citizen M outside Amsterdam, a 198 room hotel in Glasgow. The...
15 Sep 2010 - No comments
Boriss Krutiks of Riga, Latvia, has emerged as the winner of a project to design a street kiosk for the James Morrison Street Party 14 entries were submitted to the Vox Populi comp, organised...
14 Sep 2010 - No comments
Malcolm Fraser Architects house design for Scotland’s Housing Expo has been voted the ‘people’s favourite home’ by visitors who attended last months showcase. The three bedroom home...
13 Sep 2010 - No comments
It’s a double whammy this week as Carnyx publishes Urban Realm and the Architecture Scotland Annual 2010 in tandem. Urban Realm has hit the road this issue on a dismal pavement pounder from...
13 Sep 2010 - No comments
Two journalists have been arrested on the site of Donald Trump’s Aberdeenshire golf resort following a complaint by the Trump organisation. They were held for four hours after being arrested...
9 Sep 2010 - No comments
John O' Groats has been named and shamed as the worst town in Scotland in the Carbuncle Awards 2010, its ‘win’ culminating a judging process which saw East Kilbride, Lochgelly, Inverness and...
8 Sep 2010 - No comments
KPMG has been appointed as administrator to social housing maintenance company Connaught, after lenders indicated they were unwilling to provide continued financial support to service debts 0f...
8 Sep 2010 - No comments
Holmes Partnership has submitted plans to Glasgow City Council on behalf of Bell Orr for construction of 55 flats at 33-57 Minerva Street Finnieston. Referencing Saint Vincent Crescent...
7 Sep 2010 - No comments
Milnbank Housing Association’s £14m redevelopment of the A listed Great Eastern Hotel, Glasgow, has reached external completion. It will provide 48 flats for social rent and 60 homes for...
7 Sep 2010 - No comments
Prince Charles has visited Edinburgh as part of a UK wide drive to promote his Start initiative, a scheme which aims to encourage individuals to modify their behaviour in ways which lower their...
6 Sep 2010 - No comments
Carrick McCormack McIntyre Architects, on behalf of Ashlar Estates, has applied for full planning permission to demolish 19 Lynedoch Street, part of a listed terrace within the Park Circus...
3 Sep 2010 - No comments
Watkin Jones's student residential scheme at Thurso Street has begun to rise from the ground in Glasgow’s west end. The development occupies the site of a former bakery and industrial units...
3 Sep 2010 - No comments
Inehaze has submitted revised plans for their £3.5m student housing development at 134 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, after an earlier scheme was rejected by planners. Taking its design cue from...
2 Sep 2010 - No comments
A five strong shortlist of architects has been drawn up to design a security screening facility at the Eric Miralles and RMJM designed Scottish Parliament. Atkins, Jordan + Bateman, Lee Boyd,...
2 Sep 2010 - No comments
GD lodge Architects has submitted plans for a mixed use development of 48 flats and one commercial unit on derelict land at 331 Bell Street, Glasgow. The £5m development is being spearheaded...
1 Sep 2010 - No comments
Tesco faces growing criticism over stalling tactics in its delayed plans for the redevelopment of Linwood town centre . This follows reports in The Times reported that Linwood’s crumbling...

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