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29 Jun 2012 - No comments
Reiach & Hall have hosted an evening celebration of their recently completed Stirling campus for Forth Valley College. Located on a fold in the river Forth at Raploch the college is intended...
29 Jun 2012 - No comments
Incoming BDP chairman David Cash has vowed to transform the architectural practice from a UK based firm into a “world-based organisation” as part of a wider management reshuffle. Cash, who...
28 Jun 2012 - No comments
Planners at Argyll & Bute Council have approved plans by Waitrose to erect a food hall and petrol station on the outskirts of the seaside town. To be built by Drum Property and designed by...
28 Jun 2012 - No comments
Construction of Keppie Design's redevelopment of Victoria Park Stadium in Dingwall, home of Ross County FC, has begun following the team’s promotion to the Scottish Premier League. These...
28 Jun 2012 - No comments
The National Grid has produced a 1:50 scale model of Bystrup’s competition winning design for a new breed of electricity pylon – the first overhaul of the pervasive structures since they...
27 Jun 2012 - No comments
Finance Secretary John Swinney has announced he is to bring forward £105m of capital investment spend to this year in a bid to keep the struggling economy afloat. The programme covers a broad...
27 Jun 2012 - No comments
North Lanarkshire Council have approved £10m in funding for a new link road connecting the Ravenscraig regeneration site with the M8 motorway. This is needed to finance a requirement for road...
27 Jun 2012 - No comments
Plans to build a new Kelso High School, replacing the existing historic 1939 Reid and Forbes designed school, are being progressed by Borders Council. The £15m scheme could see a new school...
26 Jun 2012 - No comments
Construction work on a £24M community school for Aberdeenshire Council is to commence next month following the appointment of Lend Lease as main contractor.  The project is part-funded by the...
26 Jun 2012 - No comments
Planning permission has been awarded to Alumno Developments for the creation of a 174 bed student residential scheme and ground floor retail on the site of a Comet store on Dumbarton Road....
25 Jun 2012 - No comments
BDP have been named as the winners of an international master plan competition for the new Bispebjerg Hospital site in Copenhagen, Denmark. The submission entails dividing the existing site...
25 Jun 2012 - No comments
Revised plans for the first phase of a £1bn new town south of Aberdeen have been placed on public display, including new housing designs and improved transport links. Drafted by Elsick...
22 Jun 2012 - No comments
Mccarthy & Stone have secured planning permission for 44 retirement apartments at Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen. Located on the site of the former conference centre of the Hilton treetops Hotel the...
22 Jun 2012 - No comments
Miller Cromdale has submitted plans by Halliday Fraser Munro for the erection of a new headquarters office building on Aberdeen’s North Esplanade West. The project will entail demolition...
22 Jun 2012 - No comments
Alan Dunlop is to call for a relaxation of planning rules in his home city of Glasgow at an international architecture and urban design conference to be held in Shanghai this October....
21 Jun 2012 - No comments
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland has named 18 buildings as representing the best in contemporary Scottish architecture at an inaugural dinner for the RIAS Awards. These ranged...
21 Jun 2012 - No comments
A full internal fit out of a Scottish Enterprise backed bio-incubator at Eddinburgh’s BioQuarter has been completed by Robertson. Known simply as Nine the £24m life science building was...
20 Jun 2012 - No comments
Northumberland National Park Authority has issued a £300k architecture tender for the design of a new visitor centre and youth hostel at Once Brewed on Hadrian’s Wall, centrepiece of a £10.5m...
20 Jun 2012 - No comments
Gareth Hoskins Architects and Caledonia Log Homes Ltd have unveiled a custom built log shelter at a specially designed football pitch in a Selkirk forest – part of the UK wide Cultural Olympiad....
20 Jun 2012 - No comments
Abbotsford House, the Scottish Borders home of writer and poet Sir Walter Scott, has received £1m in funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund in the form of a ‘catalyst endowment grant’....
20 Jun 2012 - No comments
Arseni Timofejev, a 3rd year student from the Mackintosh School of Architecture, has been named as the winner of this year’s Holmes Miller award. Timofejev will pick up a cheque for £500...
19 Jun 2012 - No comments
Interior snaps of Perth City Hall, subject of a will they won’t they demolition wrangle for the past eight years, have been released after Perth City Market were granted rare access to the...
19 Jun 2012 - No comments
Jonathan Speirs, co-founder of architects and lighting designers Speirs + Major, has lost his battle with cancer. Driving force behind a number of high profile projects; most recently...
18 Jun 2012 - No comments
The Glasgow Institute of Architects, trustees of the Alexander Thomson Scholarship, have today re-launched the triennial competition. Entitled ‘Reinventing the parlour at Holmwood House’...
18 Jun 2012 - No comments
A planning application for Wallace Craigie Works, a former industrial area on the outskirts of Dundee city centre, has been submitted by Craigie Estates Ltd. Drawn up by the Voigt Partnership...
15 Jun 2012 - No comments
A planning application has been made for the complete rebuild of Garrowhill Primary School in Glasgow’s east end to improve facilities and provide a new early year’s centre. Designed...
15 Jun 2012 - No comments
The latest batch of figures to be published by the Office of National Statistics make for grim reading for those in the construction sector with activity declining once again, falling 13% in April...
14 Jun 2012 - No comments
KPMG have been appointed as receivers for Carronvale Homes by Clydesdale Bank after failing to agree a long term plan for the business. The loss making firm hadn’t turned a profit for three...
14 Jun 2012 - No comments
Pop star Annie Lennox, a vocal critic of plans to remodel Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens, has launched a fresh attack on the project, describing it as a “dogs dinner of crap concrete”....
13 Jun 2012 - No comments
Steve Inch, Glasgow City Council’s former director of regeneration services, is to be awarded an honourary doctorate, the Glasgow School of Art have announced. Inch served in that role for...
13 Jun 2012 - No comments
Construction work has begun on Antonine House Care Home, Bearsden, an 81 bed facility for the care and nursing needs of those with dementia and related conditions. Designed by the McLennan...
13 Jun 2012 - No comments
Dave Anderson, Edinburgh City Council’s director of city development, has been suspended from with immediate effect after being informed that disciplinary proceedings are to be brought against...
12 Jun 2012 - No comments
DC Thomson & Co Ltd has submitted plans for the extensive refurbishment of their headquarters at the Courier Building, Dundee. Designed by the Lindsay Gray Alan Beaton Partnership the scheme...
12 Jun 2012 - No comments
The Prince’s Foundation and the University of Strathclyde have announced that they are to collaborate on education and research in architecture and urban design from September, following a...
11 Jun 2012 - No comments
The University of Dundee has confirmed that work to construct a new life sciences building will commence by the end of the month following the award of a £12.5m construction contract....
11 Jun 2012 - No comments
Petershill Drive, a 28 storey tower block in north Glasgow, has been razed as part of a Glasgow Housing Association regeneration plan. Alex McGuire, from Glasgow Housing Association, said:...
11 Jun 2012 - No comments
Strip out work has commenced on site of a new student accommodation block in Glasgow designed by Elder & Cannon. CCG Scotland have moved on site of the West Princes Street property to...
8 Jun 2012 - No comments
Safedem are to carry out one of the largest controlled demolitions ever undertaken in the UK this Sunday when they push the plunger on 153-213 Petershill Court, Red Road and a second block at 10-30...
8 Jun 2012 - No comments
Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres have confirmed that Sir Norman Foster has agreed to take the reigns of the charities latest centre at The Christie in Manchester, although no site or design have...
7 Jun 2012 - No comments
Dalkeith Health Centre, a new £3m facility incorporating consulting rooms for a range of services including podiatry, physiotherapy, midwifery, speech therapists and community psychiatric nurses...
7 Jun 2012 - No comments
Plans have been drawn up for the reinstatement of a disused railway bridge above Leith Walk to serve as a dedicated pedestrian and cycle link. Designed by local architect Pierre Forissier this...
6 Jun 2012 - No comments
Drinks group Diageo has announced that it intends to build a new whisky distillery in Speyside, and has left open the possibility of a second should the need arise. The new malt distillery,...
6 Jun 2012 - No comments
A long awaited planning application for Kengo Kuma’s ambitious northern V&A outpost has been submitted to Dundee City Council for approval. The three storey structure will abut the Tay,...
1 Jun 2012 - No comments
Network Rail have issued a reminder to passengers that Dalmarnock Station will be closed from Sunday to allow work to begin on a new £11m station. It will remain shut through to November...
1 Jun 2012 - No comments
Demolition of Leith’s notorious Fort housing complex could commence in a matter of weeks following the appointment of demolition contractor DSM. The 1960s blocks will be cleared over the...

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