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31 Oct 2011 - No comments
Glasgow City Council leader Gordon Matheson has today inaugurated the £53m White Cart Water Flood Prevention Scheme, designed to protect 1,750 homes and 45 businesses in the city’s south side....
31 Oct 2011 - No comments
Strathclyde University have officially opened a £36m research laboratory in Glasgow designed by Sheppard Robson architects in conjunction with structural engineers Buro Happold. Dedicated to...
28 Oct 2011 - No comments
BMJ Architects are this year celebrating their centenary year with a look back at some of the key projects which have seen the practice expand from cinema design specialists to encompass health,...
27 Oct 2011 - No comments
The number of people today resident in Scotland could have exceeded the previous record set in 1974 when 5.24m called the country home – according to the National Records of Scotland. The...
27 Oct 2011 - No comments
Tonight a host of leading architects, politicians and engineers are gathering at the Lighthouse to discuss Building Information modelling, BIM, a software solution for construction professionals....
27 Oct 2011 - No comments
Plans for a £100m mixed use development of Inchmarlo Golf Course, Aberdeenshire, have been approved by planners following removal of 45 homes from tha previously rejected application. This...
26 Oct 2011 - No comments
Plans to construct Scotland’s first gold mine within the Loch Lomond National Park have been given the go ahead by planners – at the second time of asking. Scotgold Resources finally...
26 Oct 2011 - No comments
Aberdeen is in line for a major new office development overlooking its harbour district after the honours of the Aberdeen Douglas Hotel submitted plans for the 10 storey development. Dubbed...
25 Oct 2011 - No comments
The One Show’s Angelica Bell has paid a visit to Denny following the town’s receipt of the Carbuncle Award 2010. Presenting the clip to a national audience Bell said: “Last year Denny...
25 Oct 2011 - No comments
The Scottish Agricultural College has placed its Oswald House building at Auchincruvie estate, near Ayr, on the market for offers over £1m following the College’s decision to relocate to its Ayr...
25 Oct 2011 - No comments
The Barbican Art Gallery is to stage its first ever live streaming event for he occasion of Maggie’s Gartnavel architect Rem Koolhaas public debate, tonight at 7pm. OMA: Show & Tell will...
24 Oct 2011 - No comments
The One Show, the BBC’s week night magazine flagship, is to broadcast a segment on 2010 Carbuncle winner Denny tonight between 19:00 and 19:30pm. Claim to fame: Denny will see roving...
24 Oct 2011 - No comments
First Minister Alex Salmond has unveiled plans to construct or refurbish an additional 30 schools in the latest phase of the Scottish Schools for the Future programme. This will double the...
21 Oct 2011 - No comments
Urban Realm has spent much of the past year cataloguing the best new architecture in Scotland for the ASA11 (and some of the worst for the Carbuncles) but now we’re keen to peer behind the net...
21 Oct 2011 - No comments
The shortlist for the richest prize in UK architecture, the Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award, has been unveiled by RIAS. A record 35 submissions were received for this year’s...
20 Oct 2011 - No comments
Work to remodel a dilapidated Glasgow railway station in time for the 2014 Commonwealth Games is to get underway after the construction contract was awarded to C Spencer. Delivered by Network...
20 Oct 2011 - No comments
The administrators of defunct Scottish airline, Flyglobespan, have submitted redevelopment plans for their derelict Edinburgh HQ in collaboration with CALA. Designed by Yeoman McAllister...
19 Oct 2011 - No comments
As Aberdeen’s City Garden exhibition opens its doors to a curious public a furious debate has erupted in the press as to the merits (or otherwise) of the ambitious plans. In The Scotsman...
19 Oct 2011 - No comments
In a surprise decision airport operator BAA has announced its intention to sell Edinburgh Airport in favour of retaining Glasgow after being ordered to offload one of its central Scotland hubs by...
18 Oct 2011 - No comments
Shortlisted designs for a controversial remodelling of Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens have been unveiled for the first time, outlining a range of visions for the site. They aim to...
18 Oct 2011 - No comments
A long abandoned former scrapyard immediately to the north of of the stalled 236 Broomielaw in Glasgow’s IFSD district could finally be brought back into economic use following the approval of...
17 Oct 2011 - No comments
The UK’s tallest demolition crane, a 67m long-reach telescopic arm weighing over 200 tonnes, has been unleashed on two unwanted Glasgow tower blocks as part of a regeneration effort. The...
17 Oct 2011 - No comments
An unprepossessing Weaver’s Cottage near Selkirk has secured one of the biggest prizes in regional British architecture after being bestowed with the Roses Design Award Chairman’s Award 2011....
14 Oct 2011 - No comments
Bystrup emerge victorious in RIBA pylon comp Danish engineering practice Bystrup has powered ahead of its rivals to be named winner of a RIBA sponsored pylon competition. The telegraph...
13 Oct 2011 - No comments
Catch up with all the tears, joy, madness and banter as it happens from the floor of the Roses Design Awards 2011. It's just like being there - minus the canapes. Tune in from 7pm for a live...
12 Oct 2011 - No comments
Glasgow based G5 Architecture & Design are to team up with Cardiff based B3 Architects in order to pool resources across the UK. The deal will give B3 access to the Scottish market through...
11 Oct 2011 - No comments
In the Autumn issue, hitting desks today and tomorrow, you can read: Dundee House: Dundee's civic hub is the latest manifestation of the Jute City's reinvention but what does the...
7 Oct 2011 - No comments
Aberdeen City Councilors have opted to follow their compatriots in Dundee by voting to demolish their own former high rise headquarters – St Nicholas House. Designed by Aberdeen City...
6 Oct 2011 - No comments
The first two schools to complete under the £125m Western Isles Schools Project (WISP) have opened their doors to pupils - Balivanich Primary School, Benbecula and Point Primary School, Lewis....
4 Oct 2011 - No comments
The first three show homes at a Prince’s Foundation master planned settlement in East Ayrshire have been completed. Developed in collaboration with Hope Homes and ZeroC Holdings Knockroon is...
3 Oct 2011 - No comments
There may not be much construction activity taking place at the moment but that doesn’t mean we’ve stopped throwing up dodgy buildings – far from it, as this year’s shortlist of Carbuncle...
3 Oct 2011 - No comments
A satirical postcard competition intended to lampoon efforts to transform Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens into a City Square has been launched by Skirmishes – the built environment charity....
3 Oct 2011 - No comments
Maggie’s eighth UK cancer care centre, Maggie’s Gartnavel, has opened its doors to the public and as the first Office of Metropolitan Architecture designed project to be built in Britain –...

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