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29 Mar 2013 - No comments
A refurbished Glasgow office block been given a lighting award for its strengthened street presence and minimal, linear, clean and bright spaces. KSLD were commissioned to work with Michael...
29 Mar 2013 - No comments
Aberdeen University have announced the appointment of Lend Lease as main contractor for the new Rowett Institute for Nutrition and Health. Work on the £25m Forresterhill campus will begin in...
28 Mar 2013 - No comments
BDP architect Ian McMillan and his wife Thea McMillan of chambersmcmillan, have completed a wheelchair friendly family home for themselves and their eight year old daughter. Situated in...
27 Mar 2013 - No comments
With previous Carbuncle winners Denny and Linwood benefitting from some much needed cosmetic surgery the Carbuncles team (www.thecarbuncles.co.uk) have been busy scouring the land for a new holder...
27 Mar 2013 - No comments
A £20m sports hub in Linwood delivered by BAM Construction and Cre8 Architecture for Renfrewshire Council has opened its doors to the public. Linwood Sports Hub incorporates an adult day...
26 Mar 2013 - No comments
A £230m offshore wind farm which had become the bête noir of vituperative tycoon Donald Trump has been given the go ahead by the Scottish Government. This clears the way for the erection of...
26 Mar 2013 - No comments
Anderson Bell Christie has completed work on the first phase of a £6m residential scheme for Govan Housing Association at Dunsmuir Street, Govan. Situated on the site of a former school the...
25 Mar 2013 - No comments
The RIAS has announced the names of 25 projects shortlisted for its 2013 awards programme, the second to be staged under its new structure , following an initial appraisal of entries. A total...
22 Mar 2013 - No comments
LDA Design, the design, environment and energy consultancy, has opened a new office at 158 West Regent Street, Glasgow. Kirstin Taylor, RMJM’s former principal landscape architect and a...
22 Mar 2013 - No comments
Northumberland National Park and the Youth Hostel Association have announced the appointment of Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall Architects to design a new £10.5m visitor centre at Hadrian’s...
22 Mar 2013 - No comments
Land Securities has officially opened Glasgow’s newest retail development today, a 115,000sq/ft BDP designed scheme . The prominent development on the city’s main retail thoroughfare has...
21 Mar 2013 - No comments
Construction work has commenced on the site of St. Mary's West End Medical Practice, Edinburgh. Designed by Page/Park the £2.6million facility sits within the grounds of the Category A listed...
20 Mar 2013 - No comments
Loretto Housing Association has submitted plans for a new build residential development on Belmont Road, Glasgow. Designed by MAST Architects with main contractor CCG the 49 home scheme...
20 Mar 2013 - No comments
The government’s decision to consult on permitting the change of use from retail and agricultural uses to residential in today’s budget has been cautiously welcomed by the industry as one way...
19 Mar 2013 - No comments
Highland Council has given the go-ahead to a series of environmental improvement works at Dunnet Beach, including the installation of two sculptures, as part of a £100k upgrade of visitor...
19 Mar 2013 - No comments
Work to create a new £10m transport hub at Halbeath, Fife, has got underway in support of the new Forth Crossing. Contractor Robertson is about to commence work on the hub facilities which...
18 Mar 2013 - No comments
Glasgow City Council has released an artist’s impression of its toned down plans for a £15m renovation of the public space in the wake of its abortive design competition – formally ending any...
18 Mar 2013 - No comments
Prolific sculptor Andy Scott has unveiled two new pieces of work housed within Britain’s newest shopping mall, Trinity Leeds. The works include a 15m high horse sculpture named Equus and a...
18 Mar 2013 - No comments
Demolition work has commenced on a former Odeon cinema in Glasgow city centre to make way for a new ten storey office block designed by GMA|Ryder. Bankrolled by Mountgrange and PRUPRIM the...
15 Mar 2013 - No comments
Proposals by British Land to erect a new Odeon cinema and shipping destination on the site of their existing Fort Kinnaird Retail Park, Edinburgh, have been given the thumbs up from councillors -...
15 Mar 2013 - No comments
Buro Happold and Henning Larsen Architects have been  named as the winning design team for the creation of the world’s largest research facility, the European Spallation Source. Located in...
15 Mar 2013 - No comments
Work to demolish a rundown 1960’s block on Glasgow’s Queen Street is ramping up with removal of the structures concrete cladding panels and arrival of a digger to chew its way through the...
14 Mar 2013 - No comments
The Apple House, a B-listed property dating back to 1792, has been voted best conservation project by the Aberdeen Society of Architects. Designed by @rchitects the estate building at Fasque...
14 Mar 2013 - No comments
Cooper Cromar has submitted a planning application , on behalf of Glasgow Housing Association, for 116 homes at Kingsway Court, Scotstoun. The £10m plan will necessitate demolition of two...
14 Mar 2013 - No comments
Allan Murray Architects have drawn up revised plans on behalf of Artisan for a mixed use development of Edinburgh’s Caltongate following a period of public consultation . Proposals for the...
14 Mar 2013 - No comments
Sanctuary Housing Association are progressing works to remodel Glasgow’s Anderston district with the demolition of its central tower to make way for 109 new apartments and maisonettes. Phase...
13 Mar 2013 - No comments
Keppie Design has handed over the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic on behalf of the University of Edinburgh and Consort Healthcare at Edinburgh BioQuarter, Little France. The...
13 Mar 2013 - No comments
 A £750k overhaul of Edinburgh Zoo’s penguin enclosure has been officially opened to the public by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland following its renovation by construction...
13 Mar 2013 - No comments
3DReid & And Architects have been named as successful bidders to assist with the venue designs for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games following a trade mission headed by Lord Sebastian Coe. 3DReid,...
12 Mar 2013 - No comments
Maxi Construction has commenced work on a £1.7m creative industries hub at Seabraes Yard on Dundee’s waterfront following the selection of aim architects as the winning design team....
12 Mar 2013 - No comments
Dem Master have begun clearing the rubble that is all that remains of Kincardine’s last tower block following its weekend demolition. This will allow Kingdom Housing Association to commence...
12 Mar 2013 - No comments
Morgan Sindall has been appointed by Clyde Gateway to deliver 120,000sq/ft of office space in Dalmarnock, Glasgow, after the project was brought back from the dead by a £16m cash injection from...
12 Mar 2013 - No comments
Bennetts Associates have secured planning permission for the redevelopment of London’s Grade II* listed Shaftesbury Theatre. The works entail a internal alterations to the theatres...
12 Mar 2013 - No comments
Plans to reinstate a quadrangle at Paisley Abbey through construction of a fourth cloister have been formally submitted to Renfrewshire Council. The £2m project will provide new visitor...
11 Mar 2013 - No comments
Three hillside tower blocks in Greenock have been brought crashing down to earth in a 2:30am explosion after Safedem were contracted to remove the surplus multis. Located on the towns Belville...
11 Mar 2013 - No comments
Holmes Miller has submitted plans for the redevelopment of Harris Academy to create a new build school in Dundee’s West conservation Area. Replacing an existing B-listed building dating from...
11 Mar 2013 - No comments
Three consortia have been named by NHS Lothian in a shortlist for the relocation of Edinburgh’s Royal Hospital for Sick Children and the Department of Clinical Neurosciences to a new combined...
11 Mar 2013 - No comments
Construction work on the new £37m Lasswade High School, Midlothian, is now well underway, a project which will incorporate a new community hub with library, leisure centre, computer hub,...
8 Mar 2013 - No comments
Work to reconfigure the derelict Central House, Glasgow, has got underway with Fortis Developments moving on site to convert the property into student accommodation . Designed by Young &...
8 Mar 2013 - No comments
Collective Architecture has submitted proposals on behalf of Glasgow Housing Association for the creation of 141 homes in Sighthill to house tenants relocated from condemned tower blocks....
8 Mar 2013 - No comments
In a rare sign of confidence in the housing market construction work has commenced on a 55 home apartment scheme at Minerva Street, Finnieston, as the SECC expansion continues to take shape....
7 Mar 2013 - No comments
The University of Strathclyde Department of Architecture Official Student Society, A@131, have announced that they are to host a celebration of the purpose built school on 26 March. During the...
7 Mar 2013 - No comments
Plans to erect a new kindergarten on the Portobello beachfront have been approved by Edinburgh City Council, clearing the way for redevelopment of a Toddlers Hut dating from 1930 – thought to be...
7 Mar 2013 - No comments
mast Architects have lodged plans to build 108 homes at Panmure Street, Glasgow, on behalf of Queens Cross Housing Association. Situated on a brownfield site adjacent to the Forth & Clyde...
6 Mar 2013 - No comments
Urban Realm has kicked off a hunt for the best new buildings to be completed in Scotland over the past year with a call for entries to the Architecture Scotland Annual 2013. Any scheme...
6 Mar 2013 - No comments
Traditional Aberdeen/Dundee rivalries are to pick up a gear after both cities threw themselves into contention for the title of UK City of Culture 2017. In addition to competing against each...
6 Mar 2013 - No comments
Gaia Architects have published an obituary for their ‘inspirational’ late-founder, Howard Liddell, who passed away last month at the age of 67 just days before receiving an OBE for services...
5 Mar 2013 - No comments
Gareth Hoskins Architects have seen off an array of top international architects to be announced as the unanimous winner of a competition to design a new single campus for Bird College, Kent....
5 Mar 2013 - No comments
The wraps will be taken off the first Maggie’s Centre built outside the UK this Thursday with the official unveiling of Maggie’s Hong Kong. Incorporating a series of pavilions arranged to...
4 Mar 2013 - No comments
Developers behind long-running proposals to transform Glasgow’s Egyptian Halls into a new hotel have named M Gallery as franchise operator of a 4 star hotel - for which heads of terms have been...
4 Mar 2013 - No comments
Donald Trump has released the first visuals of a gigantic 140 bedroom hotel planned for the Menie estate, Aberdeenshire, which its architects claim ‘references the great history of Victorian...
4 Mar 2013 - No comments
Nord Architects have submitted plans to build an £18m palliative care centre at Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, following a period of extensive public consultation . The Prince & Princess of...
1 Mar 2013 - No comments
Norwegian investment firm Aker is to team up with developer Mark Glatman, driving force behind Glasgow’s St Vincent Plaza , have announced plans to bring forward a new 40 acre business park...
1 Mar 2013 - No comments
Stallan-Brand Architects have submitted phase one plans for the development of a student campus at Speirs Locks , Glasgow, on behalf of Charter Properties. This outlines intent to build a...
1 Mar 2013 - No comments
Glasgow City Council have been hit by that sinking feeling after a section of quay wall beneath the Kingston Bridge slumped into the river Clyde following reports of subsidence. The...
1 Mar 2013 - No comments
Buro Happold and Gross Max are celebrating after their Straume City Centre urban design competition entry was selected by the client, Sartor Holding. The team led by Haptic Architects and...

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