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31 Jan 2012 - No comments
Inverclyde Council have begun work on a £15m overhaul of the existing 1960s Gourock High School to form a new home for St Columba’s High. Designed by S&P Architects the project will entail...
31 Jan 2012 - No comments
Edinburgh based architect John Grant Stephen has been struck off the register of the Architects Registration Board after being found guilty of “unacceptable professional conduct”....
31 Jan 2012 - No comments
A competition to devise creative design proposals for the Broomielaw waterfront has been launched by the New Glasgow Society as an alternative to GD Lodge designs for a series of silver pods....
30 Jan 2012 - No comments
Work to complete a new museum and library project in the heart of Haddington is nearing completion with the reveal of a curved glass atrium incorporating a glass artwork. The dramatic £3.7m...
30 Jan 2012 - No comments
Alan Dunlop is to stage a day long masterclass in hand generated images at the House for an Art Lover to coincide with his 'Working Drawing' exhibition of original artwork. The day will be...
30 Jan 2012 - No comments
Edinburgh has placed a formal bid to play host to a new Green Investment Bank being created by the government to help firms finance renewable energy schemes. With an initial capitalisation of...
30 Jan 2012 - No comments
Plans to turn Glasgow’s 1927 Kelvin Hall into a cultural centre have received a £4.8m funding boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The former home of the Transport Museum would be...
30 Jan 2012 - No comments
A £7m project to revamp Edinburgh’s Waverley Steps concluded this morning with the historic stairwell reopening for public use. Three banks of double escalators have been installed as part...
27 Jan 2012 - No comments
The Woodland Trust is to embark on a tree planting spree this February as part of a range of initiatives geared toward commemorating the Queen’s 2012 Diamond Jubilee. Centrepiece of the...
27 Jan 2012 - No comments
Refurbishment works to one of the principal entrances to Waverley Station are to be completed this weekend, paving the way for a more comfortable pedestrian connection to Waverley Station. For...
27 Jan 2012 - No comments
Fresh images have been published of BDPs £85m expansion of the Edinburgh International Conference Centre , currently under construction. The extension will allow the venue to stage snooker...
26 Jan 2012 - No comments
Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE) have hired design-me in conjunction with Keppie to design a new electric car facility and exhibition space in Glasgow. Located within the ground floor area of...
26 Jan 2012 - No comments
Planning permission has been granted for a bespoke rural home at Camusdarach, Morar, by Highland Council. Designed by Raw Architecture Workshop the home will be sited on a steeply sloping...
25 Jan 2012 - No comments
Construction of a huge new college in Glasgow has been slated for the summer of 2013 following a decision by the Scottish Government to commence procurement works. This has seen the design,...
25 Jan 2012 - No comments
Collective Architecture has received the go ahead from planners to construct a new community facility in Bellsmyre, West Dunbartonshire. Masterminded by the Bellsmyre Development Trust the...
25 Jan 2012 - No comments
A £6.5m refurbishment of Glasgow’s George House is now nearing completion, although George Square regulars  may be hard pushed to spot the difference. Architects Reiach and Hall have been...
24 Jan 2012 - No comments
Recently merged architecture practice Holmes-Miller have showcased their work on Aberdeen’s A-listed Marischal College following completion of a £40m project to transform the world’s second...
24 Jan 2012 - No comments
Work to create a new campus for Inverness College, UHI and the Scottish Agricultural College have commenced on an out of town site on the edge of the Highland capital. Contractor Morgan...
23 Jan 2012 - No comments
Carnegie Base Services (CBS) have submitted plans for a mixed use redevelopment of the former RAF Edzell military base, Angus . It calls for expansion of the existing Edzell Woods settlement...
23 Jan 2012 - No comments
Hotel chain Malmaison has agreed to take a 35 year lease of Dundee’s B listed Tay Hotel , part of a regeneration of the wider waterfront area. The historic 91 bedroom hotel is being...
22 Jan 2012 - No comments
Isi Metzstein, father figure to Scottish architecture, was given an emotional send off tonight within the gothic splendour of Glasgow University’s Bute Hall. Christopher Platt, director at...
21 Jan 2012 - No comments
Plans to build a high speed rail line connecting London with the UK’s principal cities has sparked a debate in Scotland as to where to build the northern terminus of the line. Uo till now...
19 Jan 2012 - No comments
Miller Developments has drawn up plans for a £12m mixed use development comprising up to 40 new homes and a restaurant on the site of Linwood’s former Rootes car plan – famous for its...
19 Jan 2012 - No comments
Plans for a series of offices buildings constructed from disused shipping containers are to be submitted by Scottish Enterprise for a site at Seaforth, Dundee. Built from an assortment of 30ft...
18 Jan 2012 - No comments
A 1970’s mural depicting life in Greenock has been rescued from oblivion by 6274 Public Art following the intervention of Riverside Inverclyde. The painted tiles showcase a Greenock street...
18 Jan 2012 - No comments
The Metzstein family have announced that they will be hosting a “toast to Isi” this Saturday for members of the architectural industry and the public to share their memories of Isi Metzstein....
18 Jan 2012 - No comments
Donald Trump has called a dramatic halt to all work at his under construction Menie golf estate over fears that a planned off shore wind turbine development will ruin views from his north east...
17 Jan 2012 - No comments
A design jury’s unanimous backing for Diller Scofidio & Renfro and Keppie Design’s ‘Granite Web’ in Aberdeen has stirred a great deal of controversy. Here Urban Realm editor John...
17 Jan 2012 - No comments
Cumbernauld’s skyline is set to be changed forever after Sanctuary Cumbernauld won funding from the Scottish Government to demolish the town’s tower blocks – all 12 of them. £3.2m is...
17 Jan 2012 - No comments
Refurbishment of an A listed Irvine church is to commence this week after Clark Contracts were appointed to carry out advance works ahead of the comprehensive repair of the main hall and...
16 Jan 2012 - No comments
American practice Diller Scofidio & Renfro, in collaboration with Keppie Design and Olin Studio, have seen off Foster and Partners to win a commission to radically overhaul Aberdeen’s Union...
16 Jan 2012 - No comments
With the January 20 submissions deadline fast approaching for the Carbon Trust’s low carbon building awards entrants are being urged to submit their projects quickly – or risk missing out....
13 Jan 2012 - No comments
Talks have been opened between the UK and Scottish Governments over how a proposed high-speed rail line to Birmingham can be best extended to Glasgow and Edinburgh. At present the Birmingham...
13 Jan 2012 - No comments
Recalling the work of the late Isi Metzstein Dr Deborah Mays, Historic Scotland Director of Policy and Outreach, has commented on the remarkable built legacy which the influential architect has...
12 Jan 2012 - No comments
Peel Environmental has unveiled plans to construct a £145m ‘waste recovery centre’ at Bogmoor Road, Glasgow. Located on land designated as a possible District heating Zone the South Clyde...
12 Jan 2012 - No comments
Edinburgh City Council’s chief architect has waded into a row over the appropriateness of security upgrades around the Scottish Parliament building after branding the latest plans for a new...
12 Jan 2012 - No comments
Construction services group Robertson have announced completion of a £2m project to refurbish and extend a BMW dealership in Stockton. A 28 week construction program saw an existing showroom,...
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Page\Park’s recently completed work on the Scottish National Portrait Gallery has become the first project to be put forward for inclusion in the Architecture Scotland Annual 2012. Our...
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Smith Scott Mullan Architects are celebrating completion of a new £350k canal visitor facility for British Waterways at Edinburgh Quay. The small pavilion offers improved facilities for users...
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A legal challenge has been launched against controversial plans to erect a new town of 1,500 homes at Aviemore - within the Cairngorms National Park. The huge estate, which would double the...
10 Jan 2012 - No comments
GRAS, a young satellite branch of the more venerable Groves-Raines Architects, are celebrating their fifth anniversary – a period which has seen work conducted on 50 individual projects....
10 Jan 2012 - No comments
Fife Housing Innovation Showcase, a £3.3m scheme to demonstrate new techniques and technologies in affordable housing, has appointed Springfield Properties as construction partner for a low energy...
10 Jan 2012 - No comments
The government has approved plans to construct a 100 mile high speed rail line between London and Birmingham, alongside concessions to environmentalists which will see 8 miles of the route buried...
10 Jan 2012 - No comments
Isi Metzstein, former Gillespie Kidd and Coia partner and founder of The Rubble Club , has passed away. Metzstein, born in Berlin in 1928, relocated to Scotland at the age of 11, joining...
10 Jan 2012 - No comments
Red Road Underground, an exhibition led by photographer Chris Leslie and illustrator Mitch Miller to document the dying days of Glasgow’s Red Road, has launched as demolition work proceeds apace...
9 Jan 2012 - No comments
Planning approval has been awarded for the extension of an unprepossessing family home on the Isle of Raasay to form a living space more befitting of the 21st century. Adopting a low impact...
9 Jan 2012 - No comments
Scottish Power is said to be eyeing a gap site on Glasgow’s St Vincent Street for its new headquarters, consolidating its existing premises in the city. The eyesore site at Charing Cross has...
6 Jan 2012 - No comments
Dire economic predictions for 2012 belie a surprising amount of construction activity, albeit the bulk of it resulting from public procurement and student housing. Below we take a wander...
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NOAH City Developments have submitted plans for two student blocks behind the Scottish Ballet School at 261 West Princes Street, Glasgow. The £4m project will entail demolition of an existing...
4 Jan 2012 - No comments
Lapsed 2008 plans promoted by Fitzpatrick Design Hotels for a 166 bed four star hotel at Baxter’s Place, Edinburgh (adjacent to the Playhouse Theatre) may be superceded by alternate proposals for...
4 Jan 2012 - No comments
Proposals have been tabled for the redevelopment of Deaconess House, a former Edinburgh hospital, to form new student accommodation for Edinburgh University. Works will entail refurbishment of...
4 Jan 2012 - No comments
Collective Architecture director Chris Stewart has a mountain to climb to meet his New Year resolution, a sponsored climb up the highest mountain in Africa – Kilimanjaro. The sponsored trek...

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