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31 Jan 2011 - No comments
Wates Living Space has commenced a £2m refurbishment of Bolam Coyle in the Grade II* listed Ralph Erskine designed Byker estate for Your Homes Newcastle. The presently derelict 1970s...
31 Jan 2011 - No comments
In an uncharacteristicly conciliatory move Donald Trump has promised not to pursue any Compulsory Purchase Orders against families living on land earmarked for the tycoons Aberdeenshire golf...
31 Jan 2011 - No comments
A £1.2m affordable housing development by Archial for the village of St Mary’s Holm, has secured planning permission from Orkney Islands Council. The scheme will see 12 one and three...
31 Jan 2011 - No comments
Strathclyde Homes in partnership with Acanthus Architects have submitted the latest student housing application to land on the desks of Glasgow City Council’s planning department. The scheme...
30 Jan 2011 - No comments
RMJM have completed St Joseph’s Primary School, Blantyre, for South Lanarkshire Council - the latest in a series of schools to complete locally by the firms Glasgow studio. Designed on a...
27 Jan 2011 - No comments
Peel Media has secured planning permission to convert a three storey building at Media City into a development called the Greenhouse. Located less than a minutes walk from a dedicated tram...
26 Jan 2011 - No comments
The year may have only just begun but already the entry deadline for the Scottish Design Awards 2011 almost upon us. February 4 is the cut off for entries, a date which falls a mere one week...
26 Jan 2011 - No comments
International environmental engineering consultancy Atelier Ten are setting up shop in Glasgow having identified the city as key to reinforcing the firms growth plans. It will be the sixth...
26 Jan 2011 - No comments
Collective Architecture, in partnership with Clyde Gateway, has begun the refurbishment of Bridgeton Business Centre, a retail building in Glasgow’s east end which has lain derelict for more than...
25 Jan 2011 - No comments
The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is bracing itself in Ayr is bracing itself for an influx of younger visitors after the First Minister stated that he wished to see every school child visit The...
25 Jan 2011 - No comments
Denny might have been ‘The One’ in the 2010 Carbuncle Awards but it is also the setting for a Spring instalment of the BBCs high rating daily magazine programme, The One Show. Presenter...
24 Jan 2011 - No comments
Phase one of Prince Charles’s Knockroon development, comprising 87 homes, 12 work units, four commercial buildings and a local shop has been granted planning permission by East Ayrshire Council....
23 Jan 2011 - No comments
Paul Stallan, RMJM’s European Design Director, has sought to clarify recent press speculation surrounding Sir Fred Goodwin by telling Urban Realm that the former banker “is no longer advising...
21 Jan 2011 - No comments
A derelict listed building on Glasgow’s Argyle Street could be brought back to life, after Salmon and NFU Mutual submitted a pre-application notice for its refurbishment to Glasgow City Council...
21 Jan 2011 - No comments
The Royal Glasgow Institute has staged the first in what is to become an annual drawing competition after the organisation’s Bill Frame got behind an initiative to prevent drawing from becoming a...
20 Jan 2011 - No comments
A 32 year old engineer, believed to be Dutch national Vincent Tabak, has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of landscape architect Jo Yeates. Tabak, a consultant at Buro Happold’s Bath...
20 Jan 2011 - No comments
Architect Stephen Miles is not a happy man. Fed up with sitting idly by whilst a maelstrom of redundancies, fear and whispering wreak their havoc on the profession Miles has dusted off his...
19 Jan 2011 - No comments
Sheppard Robson has been commissioned by the Medical research Council and Glasgow University to design a new Centre for Virus Research on the university’s Garscube campus. The centre is...
17 Jan 2011 - No comments
BAM Properties is to resuscitate plans for a “landmark office led building” in Glasgow, after purchasing an existing 50,000sq/ft office building from Valad Property Group. Planning consent...
16 Jan 2011 - No comments
It may be the start of a new decade but Malcolm Fraser sees nothing but a continuation of past mistakes in the years ahead. In this downbeat New Year’s message, first printed in the AJ,  Fraser...
14 Jan 2011 - No comments
Fisheries Research Services (FRS), the Scottish Government’s national reference laboratory for fish health, has opened a new research facility in Aberdeen. Designed by Architon the Fish...
13 Jan 2011 - No comments
Manson Architects (formerly known as Ian Burke Associates) have submitted plans for a student housing development in the Partick district of Glasgow, adjacent to the river Kelvin. Submitted on...
12 Jan 2011 - No comments
A disused quayside in Govan could be given a new lease of life after Floating Concepts unveiled plans to transform Prince’s Dock into a floating leisure village. Designed by ZM Architecture...
11 Jan 2011 - No comments
BDP has submitted redevelopment plans for a longstanding eyesore on Glasgow’s premier retail thoroughfare, Buchanan Street. Land Securities plan to construct 10,500sq/m on land bounded by...
7 Jan 2011 - No comments
Communities secretary Eric Pickles is to curb “heavy handed” local authority powers to seize empty homes following a number of high profile cases, including that of a council threatening a...
6 Jan 2011 - No comments
Sir Fred Goodwin’s office desk is lying empty for the second time in two years after international architecture practice RMJM announced they no longer required the full time services of the...
5 Jan 2011 - No comments
The Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts has extended the entry form deadline in their architectural drawing competition after the severe weather hit mail deliveries over the festive break....
5 Jan 2011 - No comments
Yell, the onlineYellow Pages, has launched a new online mapping service which aims to go one better than its rivals in the dimension stakes and embracing 3d. The service allows users to search...
2 Jan 2011 - No comments
Liverpool’s Welsh Streets could be granted a stay of execution after Housing Minister Grant Shapps intervened in Liverpool City Council’s controversial decision to raze them to the ground....

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