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29 Nov 2013 - No comments
Dumfries and Galloway Council has awarded planning consent to ARPL Architects to press ahead with the refurbishment and extension of Dumfries Theatre Royal . Built in 1792 it is the oldest...
29 Nov 2013 - No comments
Plans to erect a new hotel on Aberdeen’s Union Street have found favour with Aberdeen City Council’s planning department - which has given its blessing to the 134 bedroom property....
29 Nov 2013 - No comments
Scotch whisky producer the Erdington Group has announced its selection of a Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners design for its planned £100m distillery and visitor centre for The Macallan whisky...
29 Nov 2013 - No comments
Work to replace Dundee’s 1930s built Harris Academy with a brand new building has commenced with main contractor Robertson moving on site of the £30m build. Dundee City Council has...
28 Nov 2013 - No comments
The first new glasshouse to be built in Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Garden for over 30 years has been unveiled by its architects, Smith Scott Mullan Associates. Built to house and displays a...
28 Nov 2013 - No comments
The department of architecture at Strathclyde University has announced that three of its alumni have won the Scottish Scenic Routes Competition to design three ‘architectural interventions’...
27 Nov 2013 - No comments
Work to build a £20m extension to Glasgow’s Silverburn shopping centre has begun with contractor Graham Construction moving on-site of the 120,000sq/ft build. Developer Hammerson is...
27 Nov 2013 - No comments
Construction work on a pair of giant figurative horse’s heads has been completed today as the latest phase of Falkirk’s Helix project rakes shape. The £5m sculpture is the centrepiece of...
26 Nov 2013 - No comments
Merchant City Properties have dusted off plans first aired in 2006 to build a £70m student residential scheme near Glasgow’s High Street Station with a revised masterplan prepared by...
26 Nov 2013 - No comments
The Crown Estate has granted a lease to Statoil for the UK’s first floating wind farm, the latest phase of its Hywinds project, pending final go-ahead from the Scottish Government. This...
26 Nov 2013 - No comments
The University of Salford has secured £81m in financing for construction of a 1,367 bed student housing development within its Peel Park campus. Designed to achieve a BREEAM Excellent rating...
25 Nov 2013 - No comments
Proposals for a new village hall in Mallaig , Highlands, backed by Sir Cameron Mackintosh, have come under fire from villagers who claim the development will ‘destroy’ their village....
25 Nov 2013 - No comments
Plans to erect a new student residential scheme in Newington, Edinburgh , have been submitted by Buile Developments. Situated between Lutton Place and Bernard Terrace the development would...
25 Nov 2013 - No comments
Plans to redevelop and extend Aberdeen Art Gallery look set to be approved on Thursday after they were recommended for approval by planners. This would see the existing hodgepodge of...
22 Nov 2013 - No comments
Anderson Bell Christie has been awarded planning permission for the alteration and refurbishment of Barrhill Memorial Hall, South Ayrshire. The building currently acts as a focal point for the...
22 Nov 2013 - No comments
Engineering firm Max Fordham has showcased its work behind the scenes as services consultant at Caruso St John Architects recently unveiled Tate Britain refurbishment, London. The £45m...
22 Nov 2013 - No comments
Robert Gordon’s College have commenced construction work on the UK’s largest school teaching facility for science & technology at its existing Schoolhill campus, Aberdeen. Kier...
22 Nov 2013 - No comments
City of Edinburgh Council has applied for planning permission to extend five primary schools for the start of the 2014/15 school year to meet growing population demands. Designed by Scott...
21 Nov 2013 - No comments
A team of first year architecture students from the University of Strathclyde have completed work on 12 live-build ‘shelters’ at Wiston Lodge, South Lanarkshire. Mirroring last year’s...
21 Nov 2013 - No comments
Bennetts Associates have fleshed out their thinking in respect of a refurbishment of Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre with the first indication of the revamped theatres impact on Gorbals Street....
20 Nov 2013 - No comments
Elder & Cannon architects have completed work on a development of 103 self-contained studio apartments on the site of a former drill hall at West Princes Street , Glasgow. Set within the...
20 Nov 2013 - No comments
Morgan McDonnell Architecture have completed work on behalf of Corran Properties on the refurbishment and new build extension at 26-31 Charlotte Square to provide grade A office space at the...
20 Nov 2013 - No comments
Hull has seen off competition from Dundee, Leicester and Swansea Bay to be crowned UK City of Culture 2017, assuming the title from this year’s holder – Londonderry. A unanimous pick for...
19 Nov 2013 - No comments
Foster + partners newly completed Hydro Arena has received the first Supreme Award to be handed out by the Glasgow Institute of Architects in three years. The result was just one of 12 awards...
19 Nov 2013 - No comments
Tog Studio is inviting applications from participants to join their on-site team next year to help build the second phase of The Noust Boathouse on the Isle of Tiree. Taking place between...
18 Nov 2013 - No comments
Moscow is set to go where Aberdeen feared to tread with the appointment of the same core team behind the ill-fated Aberdeen City Gardens project to undertake a similar scheme in the Russian...
18 Nov 2013 - No comments
A new build home in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, has earned McKenzie Strickland Associates a commendation for best architecture for a single residence at the UK Property Awards. No 1 Rosemount saw...
18 Nov 2013 - No comments
RIAS have called on the Public Standards Commissioner, Stuart Allen, to re-open an investigation into the bungled George Square competition - after revealing he had failed to interview any of the...
15 Nov 2013 - No comments
Alan Dunlop Architect, together with ERZ landscape architects and project managers PMP, has been commissioned to design a series of extensions to children’s charity East Park’s existing...
15 Nov 2013 - No comments
Work to deliver a new business park close to the city’s main airport has got underway with recently appointed M&E engineer NG Bailey set to move on site of a 400,000sq/ft BREEAM ‘Excellent’...
15 Nov 2013 - No comments
Landscpae architecture graduate Euan Maharg  has emerged victorious in a Glasgow Institute of Architects backed competition to design a green bridge over the M73 through the Seven Lochs Wetland...
15 Nov 2013 - No comments
An application has been filed for the transformation of a Merchant City gap site into a new public park ; including pathways, planting, seating and lighting, by Glasgow City Council land and...
14 Nov 2013 - No comments
Grays School of Art, one of the few Miesian steel and glass buildings in Scotland, is in danger of being demolished by Robert Gordon University as part of a £120m pound redevelopment plan ....
14 Nov 2013 - No comments
Land Securities and Henderson Global Investors have unveiled their vision for a 1.2m sq/ft expansion of Glasgow’s Buchanan Galleries shopping mall. Offering a mix of retail and leisure...
13 Nov 2013 - No comments
A long-running game of cat and mouse between Glasgow City Council and those seeking to have a traffic cone permanently placed on the head of a Duke of Wellington statue has reached a head with...
13 Nov 2013 - No comments
The Architects Registration Board has successfully brought its first Scottish prosecution in a case against CM Design, who were found to have misused the term ‘architect’. Charges were...
12 Nov 2013 - No comments
German hotel chain Motel One has announced its acquisition of a site adjacent to Central Station in Glasgow city centre where it intends to build a 370 room hotel. The 13 storey development...
12 Nov 2013 - No comments
Nord, recent recipient of the Andrew Doolan Award , have submitted plans for the latest phase of residential development at Maryhill Locks on behalf of ISIS Waterside Regeneration. The...
12 Nov 2013 - No comments
A £1.3m social housing complex for adults with learning difficulties has opened its doors at Portlethen, Aberdeenshire. Designed by Space Solutions on behalf of Cornerstone Angus Court...
12 Nov 2013 - No comments
Aberdeen City Council, in conjunction with Kier Construction, has conducted a sod-cutting ceremony on the site of a £5m homeless and support centre. Situated on the site of the former...
11 Nov 2013 - No comments
New College Lanarkshire has awarded a £4.5m contract to extend facilities at Motherwell College to ISG, paving the way for work to begin on the Ravenscraig build. Designed by BDP the four...
11 Nov 2013 - No comments
Sir Ian Wood, backer of a failed bid to transform Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens, has rejected a place on a regeneration board for the city. It follows years of debate as to what to do...
11 Nov 2013 - No comments
Aberdeen City Council is to consider a request for £15k of funding from the Scottish Historic Buildings Trust to conduct an options appraisal for Scotland’s oldest iron framed mill. Grey...
8 Nov 2013 - No comments
An exhibition of 72 famous buildings, each painstakingly recreated in Lego by artist Warren Elsmore, has opened at Paisley Museum. Elsmore has spent the past two years labouring over his...
8 Nov 2013 - No comments
Construction output in the UK rose by 1.7 per cent over the third quarter, a slight dip from the 1.9 per cent registered in the second quarter and a 0.9 per cent month-on-month fall from September,...
7 Nov 2013 - No comments
South Ayrshire Council has unveiled the finalised designs for a landmark £8m leisure centre at Girvan Harbour, opening a 12 week consultation period for the proposed plan. Designed by...
7 Nov 2013 - No comments
Nord Architecture has won the Andrew Doolan Award 2013 for their work designing WASPS South Block , Glasgow, after a panel of judges plumped for the warehouse conversion as the ‘clear’ winner...
7 Nov 2013 - No comments
Henry Boot Developments have published indicative designs for a planned £200m replacement for the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre after their team, which includes SasanBell Architects,...
7 Nov 2013 - No comments
Graham Construction are set to commence work on a new Reiach & Hall designed health centre in Kilsyth  on 6 January after the project received final approval from the Scottish Government....
7 Nov 2013 - No comments
Renfrewshire Council have granted planning consent to the £15.5m Eastwood Health & Care Centre to be built on the site of the former Isobel Mair School, Clarkston. Designed by Gareth Hoskins...
6 Nov 2013 - No comments
Urban Realm is following up on one of its biggest ever surveys with a New Year honours rundown of some of the top 100 architectural practices at work in Scotland today - as recommended by peers and...
6 Nov 2013 - No comments
Plans to construct a new health centre in Wishaw have been given the final go ahead from the Scottish Government, clearing the way for Graham Construction to begin work on a £23m Reiach & Hall...
6 Nov 2013 - No comments
A new health centre in East Kilbride is to break ground on 18 November after the plans were given the final go-ahead by the Scottish Government, paving the way for the facility to open its doors by...
6 Nov 2013 - No comments
The University of Edinburgh, in partnership with Heriot-Watt University and Edinburgh Napier University, have taken possession of the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation – the world’s...
5 Nov 2013 - No comments
Keppie Design has handed over a £1.2m intensive support unit for vulnerable children in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, on behalf of the Northern Health and Social Care Trust. The Willows...
5 Nov 2013 - No comments
Construction services group Roberson have completed work on a new primary school in Peebleshire, one of several projects to be completed by the firm across Scotland in recent weeks. West...
4 Nov 2013 - No comments
The Highland retreat of disgraced TV presenter Jimmy Savile is to be converted into a family home after being bought for £212k at auction. In a letter to planning officials at Highland...
4 Nov 2013 - No comments
Engineering firm Max Fordham has celebrated a decade long presence north of the border by staging a small birthday bash at the Fruitmarket Gallery. Established in 2003 the Edinburgh office is...
4 Nov 2013 - No comments
A shortlist of five has been published by the Glasgow Institute of Architects in their green bridge competition – ‘ Connecting the Seven Lochs ’, at Gartloch, on the outskirts of Glasgow....
3 Nov 2013 - No comments
Plans have been submitted by Unite the Union for the demolition of Typographical House on Glasgow’s Clyde Street to make way for a new 54.5m tall hotel development. Designed by...

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