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28 Sep 2012 - No comments
Aberdeen’s Sir Duncan Rice Library building has been formally opened by the Queen – a full year after the general public were invited through its doors . The £57m library houses over 1m...
28 Sep 2012 - No comments
Planned alterations to Glasgow’s A-listed Egyptian Halls have been given a boost after previously unseen period details were discovered, hidden behind a suspended ceiling. George Morrison of...
27 Sep 2012 - No comments
NORD Architects plans to build a new £18m palliative care centre for the Prince and Princess of Wales hospice were recently given a boost after Glasgow City Council donated an eight acre site at...
27 Sep 2012 - No comments
Elsick Development Company have submitted their final plans for the development of Scotland’s largest planned new town on a 2,000 acre site, ten miles south of Aberdeen. The refined...
26 Sep 2012 - No comments
Will Alsop’s Testbed Space, a Battersea based venue for the creative sector, has opened with Stallan-Brand headlining its latest exhibition. Loosely structured around the theme 'Stolen', it...
26 Sep 2012 - No comments
The Scottish Government have released the names of thirty schools which constitute the next tranche of a £1.25bn school construction programme which will deliver 67 new schools for 46,000 pupils....
26 Sep 2012 - No comments
Refurbishment work at Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms , one of the capital’s most historic venues, has been completed. Designed by LDN Architects, with SES acting as building services...
25 Sep 2012 - No comments
Glasgow School of Art has launched a campaign to build a £20m graduate and research centre on the site of the Richmond Building, just one block away from Steven Holl & JM Architects main...
25 Sep 2012 - No comments
Long standing plans to transform Leith’s Victoria Dock into a whitewater rafting centre have secured political support in the form of independent MSP Margo McDonald. The politician has said...
25 Sep 2012 - No comments
Corran Properties have begun refurbishment work to upgrade National Trust for Scotland’s former HQ at Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, to form new office accommodation. Designed by Morgan...
24 Sep 2012 - No comments
Ewan Cameron Architects have secured planning permission for the conversion of an abandoned Victorian concrete water tank in Ayrshire to form a 3,000sq/ft Passivhaus in Ayrshire. Located above...
24 Sep 2012 - No comments
Plans to construct a 60 bed Premier Inn at in Stirling, have been approval, the latest phase of the Forthside regeneration plan . Situated to the east of Stirling town centre the scheme has...
21 Sep 2012 - No comments
A campaign group formed by a group of former EMBY/RMJM architects to thwart construction of a security pavilion at the Scottish Parliament are to stage a protest at the Parliament this Saturday....
21 Sep 2012 - No comments
Property company Redevco has officially launched its George House office refurbishment, introducing 90,000sq/ft of Grade A space overlooking George Square, Glasgow. Undertaken by Reiach &...
21 Sep 2012 - No comments
Alan Pert, director of Nord Architecture, has revealed his intention to up sticks from his native Glasgow and head to the altogether sunnier climes of Melbourne, Australia. The flit has been...
20 Sep 2012 - No comments
Ediston Properties have moved on site of a speculative office scheme on Edinburgh’s Morrison Street, designed by Michael Laird Architects. Built by Mansell the 26,380sq/ft scheme is...
20 Sep 2012 - No comments
An exhibition documenting Edinburgh’s coastal regeneration, documented by photographer Robert Davies, is to be staged at the Old Ambulance Depot , 77 Brunswick Street, Edinburgh from 21-25...
19 Sep 2012 - No comments
Glasgow Academy has won planning permission to erect a new science & technology wing at its Kelvinbridge campus. Designed by Page\Park Architects working in collaboration with Atelier 10, the...
19 Sep 2012 - No comments
The outline business case for a £150m replacement for Edinburgh’s Royal Hospital for Sick Children at Little France has been approved by the Scottish Government. To be built on a car park...
19 Sep 2012 - No comments
YO!, the excitable firm behind YO! Sushi and YOTEL, has launched YO! Home – a contemporary living space which its founder, Simon Woodroffe, claims will transform our lives. Developed by a...
18 Sep 2012 - No comments
Glasgow Learning Quarter and BAM PPP have been named as the two remaining consortia competing to build a £200m city centre campus for Glasgow City College – following the elimination of...
18 Sep 2012 - No comments
Residents of Glasgow’s salubrious Park conservation area have been hit by a triple whammy of student housing applications which between them could bring 330 student residences to three vacant...
18 Sep 2012 - No comments
An £85m BDP penned extension to the Edinburgh International Conference Centre is taking shape on Morrison Street, the final phase of a masterplan for the Exchange district. The scheme is...
17 Sep 2012 - No comments
Page\Park are to refurbish Dunoon Burgh Hall after being unanimously selected from a shortlist comprising ZM, Gareth Hoskins, Elder + Cannon, Holmes Miller and Robert Potter and Partners....
17 Sep 2012 - No comments
A huge 3 dimensional map of Scotland in the grounds of Barony Castle Hotel, Peebles, has been awarded B-listed status by Historic Scotland. The heritage quango acknowledged the ‘Great polish...
14 Sep 2012 - No comments
Crème Developments have submitted modifications to their long stalled plans to develop a block of flats on the site of a former petrol station on Great Western Road, Glasgow. The firm has...
14 Sep 2012 - No comments
Maggie’s have begun construction of their latest cancer support centre, a £3m facility in the grounds of Forester Hospital, Aberdeen, with Robertson moving on site to commence a 40 week build...
14 Sep 2012 - No comments
A derelict Gillespie Kidd & Coia office block on Glasgow’s Buchanan Street could gain a fresh lease of life following the submission of refurbishment plans by Aberdeen Asset Management ....
13 Sep 2012 - No comments
Critical Dialogues, a week long contribution to the Venice Biennale showcasing Scottish design talent , has drawn to a conclusion following the clear up of a raucous closing party. This...
13 Sep 2012 - No comments
A £15m design competition to revamp George Square has been launched - a project which could see all of monuments, bar the cenotaph, dug up and transferred for an indeterminate period, according...
13 Sep 2012 - No comments
A £9m development of 65 new affordable homes has been officially opened in Kincardine by Kingdom Housing Association – supplanting twin tower blocks which were demolished in 2010. Developed...
12 Sep 2012 - No comments
Works to remodel Bridgegate House, a redundant 1960s office block in the heart of Irvine town centre, have progressed with main contractor Graham Construction now on site conducting initial strip...
12 Sep 2012 - No comments
Plans to build a new £41m High School in Edinburgh are in disarray after campaigners won an appeal against the scheme. Approved by councillors in February last year Portobello High School...
11 Sep 2012 - No comments
A fraudster who posed as an employee of both Barr and Maxi Construction in order to profit from overdue invoices has been jailed for three years. Mangal Singh Dhami first struck back in June...
11 Sep 2012 - No comments
John Lamb Architect has completed an arts and crafts style family home in Brodick, Arran, that is virtually self-sufficient for heating and water. Employing a cantilever to maximise floor...
10 Sep 2012 - No comments
North Ayrshire Council has announced plans to replace Irvine’s Magnum Leisure Centre with a new £17.3m facility as the centrepiece of its town centre renewal plan. Situated on Irvine's East...
10 Sep 2012 - No comments
Malcolm Fraser has been named by the Scottish Government as chair of a newly launched national review of town centres, tasked with formulating an action plan to halt and reverse the decline of...
8 Sep 2012 - No comments
Glasgow City Council has outlined plans to regenerate the Sighthill area of the city through the construction of 830 homes, school, shops, green spaces and a pedestrian footbridge over the M8....
7 Sep 2012 - No comments
Albyn School, a 145 year old independent school in Aberdeen, has celebrated the completion of a two year, £3.5m redevelopment project. Designed by Archial with Robertson undertaking...
7 Sep 2012 - No comments
Kraft Architecture has completed work on the BRE Research Centre at the Ravenscraig Innovation Park - achieving one of the highest UK scores for a net zero carbon building in the process....
6 Sep 2012 - No comments
A design team incorporating Glasgow based Gillespies and Buro Happold has won a prestigious competition to masterplan a new urban expansion of the Russian capital dubbed ‘Federal City’....
6 Sep 2012 - No comments
An extensive refurbishment of 131-133 Princes Street has been completed by BAM Properties to provide 10,000sq/ft of contemporary open plan floorplates. The 18th century building is split over...
6 Sep 2012 - No comments
School pupils in North Lanarkshire have been high fiving the simultaneous opening of five new education campuses across the region, product of a £105m rebuilding programme. The ‘different...
6 Sep 2012 - No comments
Newmilns Snow and Sports Complex have announced plans for a £1m upgrade of their facilities, replacing the existing dry ski slope and constructing two new parallel courses. Ranging in length...
5 Sep 2012 - No comments
Chinese critics of a giant tower in Suzhou, standing tall at an impressive 300m, have likened the spectacle to the world’s biggest pair of underpants. Designed by RMJM the twin legged...
5 Sep 2012 - No comments
Venice Biennale participants have arrived for this year’s event, flooding into the Italian city to showcase their projects and explore innovative ways of engaging with people and places....
5 Sep 2012 - No comments
Plans to convert a disused classical villa in Glasgow’s west end into a guest house have been submitted by its owners. Designed by Elder & Cannon Architects the scheme will entail...
4 Sep 2012 - No comments
Dana Petroleum has officially opened their newly refurbished Aberdeen headquarters, a 37,500sq/ft office complex at King’s Close. Designed by JAMstudio the project introduces break-out...
4 Sep 2012 - No comments
Viridor Waste Management Ltd has submitted a planning application for the construction of a new recycling and renewable energy centre at Toryglen, south Glasgow. Treating approximately 200,000...
4 Sep 2012 - No comments
The Saltire Society has announced the winners of their 75th Saltire Housing Awards with designers hailing from the Highlands and Islands emerging as the nights big winners. Leading the pack...
4 Sep 2012 - No comments
Professor Seona Reid, director of the Glasgow School of Art, has announced her intention to retire in August 2013, one month prior to the planned completion of Steven Holl’s new academic building...
3 Sep 2012 - No comments
Plans by Graham’s Dairy to build a new town on farmland sandwiched between Bridge of Allan and Causewayhead have provoked a storm of protest from residents - who have bandied together under the...
3 Sep 2012 - No comments
Preparatory work for the demolition of Tayside House is now well underway with the completion of scaffolding works by contractor Safedem. This shroud masks a hive of activity within as...
3 Sep 2012 - No comments
A Charles Jencks designed piece of public art, built into the Northumberland landscape, has been officially unveiled. Northumberlandia reproduces the form of a naked woman through carefully...

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