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29 Jul 2011 - No comments
Richard Murphy architects have submitted proposals for a new campus for Anglia Ruskin University, on a site bounded by  Young Street and New Street, Cambridge. To be built in three phases the...
29 Jul 2011 - No comments
A new book authored by Miami based architect Andres Duany championing the production of food in cities has been launched by the Prince’s Foundation. It coincides with a bid by the Foundation...
27 Jul 2011 - No comments
Edinburgh’s very own Michelin Man, restaurateur Martin Wishart, has opened his third restaurant in Edinburgh, the Honours – a brasserie designed with an eye to the top eateries of London and...
27 Jul 2011 - No comments
Glasgow Caledonian University has teamed up with INTO, an organisation specialising in selling English language training to overseas students, to propose construction of a £32m academic teaching...
26 Jul 2011 - No comments
Market conditions and the unaffordability of a prior glass specification have spurred a rethink of plans to redevelop a prominent art deco cinema in Glasgow – leading to a revised planning...
26 Jul 2011 - No comments
An unremarkable East Kilbride office block has been given an artistic makeover at the hands of Dundarroch Holdings in a bid to create a better first impression for visitors to the anonymous office...
26 Jul 2011 - No comments
Nord architects have been commissioned by the Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice to design a new centre for the palliative care of young adults . Looking to ‘the home’ for inspiration...
25 Jul 2011 - No comments
A Reiach & Hall designed visitor centre intended to improve public understanding of the Battle of Bannockburn has secured £3.6m of lottery funding. It means that Historic Scotland and the...
25 Jul 2011 - No comments
Ministry of Defence plans to sweeten the blow of defence cutbacks are planning to erect a giant new army barracks on the site of a former RAF base at Kirknewton. The base, which according to...
25 Jul 2011 - No comments
Former NTS HQ redevelopment castigatedPlans to gut the National Trust for Scotland’s former Charlotte Square HQ in order to accommodate contemporary office space has sparked the ire of local...
24 Jul 2011 - No comments
Six teams have made the shortlist in a competition to find a design team to lead the regeneration of Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens. Each team will now prepare concept designs ahead of a...
22 Jul 2011 - No comments
The Roses Design Awards , sponsored by Urban Realm, have extended the entry deadline for submissions to Friday, July 29.   Established to enable architectural practices to demonstrate their...
22 Jul 2011 - No comments
Avanti Architects have completed a new health and care centre in Barrhead for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board. The £18m development houses a range of GP and primary care services...
21 Jul 2011 - No comments
Ten Scottish projects put forward for the annual RIBA Stirling prize have all lost out to six competitors from elsewhere in the UK by the British architects body. A total of 97 buildings...
21 Jul 2011 - No comments
The Museum of Liverpool, designed by 3XN Architects and Buro Happold, has opened to the public as the latest addition to Liverpool’s expanding range of waterfront attractions – and hot on the...
20 Jul 2011 - No comments
Standard Life, in conjunction with Joint Properties, have commenced construction on a new Travelodge hotel on Edinburgh’s Queen Street. The £2m fit out will see the derelict townhouse, last...
18 Jul 2011 - No comments
Scotland’s new housing minister Keith Brown has visited Ayr to see the progress of Ayrshire Housing’s latest project. It involves the creation of 25 houses for rent alongside the retention...
14 Jul 2011 - No comments
A Scottish school is to play a critical role in attempts to make buildings across the UK carbon-neutral. BAM Construct UK - the firm that designed, built and manages facilities for St Peter...
13 Jul 2011 - No comments
Bonar Associates have drawn up plans to redevelop the Pewter Pot pub in Glasgow’s west end into residences for 108 students. Designed for Glasgow University by developer Joe Logan the scheme...
12 Jul 2011 - No comments
Supermarket stalwart Tesco has dusted off its plans for a new outlet at Glasgow Harbour after Manson Architects drew up revised designs for the grocery giant. The scheme will see a swathe of...
11 Jul 2011 - No comments
Plans have been drawn up for a replacement railway station at Dalmarnock to provide a space more befitting of the principle transport hub of the 2014 Commonwealh Games. Transport Scotland are...
11 Jul 2011 - No comments
The Glasgow School of Art has appointed practicing architect and educator Christopher Platt as Head of the Mackintosh School of Architecture. Currently Director of studioKAP architects and...
8 Jul 2011 - No comments
A security gatehouse and energy centre to be sited at the perimeter of Foster’s under construction SECC Arena have been submitted for planning by Keppie. Composed of rendered blockwork and...
8 Jul 2011 - No comments
The Stirling Society of Architects is seeking the best buildings constructed in 2010 and 2011. Open to buildings designed by Chartered Architects, the award sponsored by Hadden Construction seeks...
7 Jul 2011 - No comments
Nimmo + Partners have drawn up plans for a full reclad of Glasgow University’s library building amidst mounting concern for public safety. The brooding hilltop structure was built in 1965-68...
6 Jul 2011 - No comments
Accountancy firm KPMG have served formal court papers to Derek Souter in relation to Personal Guarantees relating to a £2m loan made to Union Street Properties, which owns the Ground Floor....
6 Jul 2011 - No comments
A new £7.8m arts centre designed by LDN Architects is taking shape on the Greenock Waterfront. The Beacon Arts Centre, developed by the Greenock Arts Guild, is being developed by structural...
5 Jul 2011 - No comments
An initiative designed to capture St Kilda in unprecedented detail has got underway with the arrival of a team lead by Historic Scotland on the island. The most remote outpost of the British...
5 Jul 2011 - No comments
A giant star sculpture designed by Cecil Balmond has been chosen to adorn the The Scotland/England border to motorists passing through Gretna. Beating off competition from American artist Ned...
1 Jul 2011 - No comments
Struggling housebuilder Redrow has offloaded its loss making Scottish business to family led  Springfield Properties in a deal valued at £49m. It will see Springfield acquire all of...
1 Jul 2011 - No comments
The Summer edition of Urban Realm has hit the streets - an issue which encapsulates the grit and the glamour of contemporary Scotland. A resurgent cultural scene provides the glamour this...

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