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30 Apr 2013 - No comments
Wildside World, a newly formed venture by Yorkshire Wildlife Park, has staged a public consultation in Rutherglen into their proposals to erect an £85m wildlife park on the nearby Cuningar Loop,...
30 Apr 2013 - No comments
Authors of a scheme to revitalise Perth City Hall have begun a marketing operation in an attempt to drum up investor support for the transformation of the contentious structure into a market hall....
30 Apr 2013 - No comments
Lanark Primary School, the latest project to be delivered under South Lanarkshire Council’s £800m school construction framework , has moved on-site. Designed by Paul Stallan, when he led...
30 Apr 2013 - No comments
Aberdeenshire Council has given the green light to a £2bn New Town that could ultimately comprise as many as 8,000 homes, clearing the way for work to commence on a first phase of 802 homes and a...
30 Apr 2013 - No comments
Construction services group Robertson has announced that it is seeking local contractors to assist in the delivery of Redwell Primary School, Alloa, on behalf of Clackmannanshire Council as part of...
29 Apr 2013 - No comments
Abstract, developer behind a speculative 170,000sq/ft office development at 303 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, has announced that construction will commence ‘in a matter of days’ following a delay...
29 Apr 2013 - No comments
Stalled plans to rework Aberdeen’s A listed Art Gallery to increase and improve gallery space have been given a shot in the arm following the award of a £10m grant toward the £30m project by...
29 Apr 2013 - No comments
Miller Construction has been appointed to build the first phase of the Stephenson Quarter, Newcastle upon Tyne, a £44m bid to bring a 251 bed hotel, conference centre, 35.000sq/ft of office space...
29 Apr 2013 - No comments
Plans to erect a replacement Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary have been approved in principle by planners, clearing the way for detailed designs to be drawn up for the £200m hospital....
25 Apr 2013 - No comments
Publishing group DC Thomson has appointed Muirfield Contracts to undertake the refurbishment of their Courier Buildings HQ, Dundee. Drawn by the Lindsay Gray Alan Beaton Partnership the plans...
24 Apr 2013 - No comments
A quartet of competing visions for the site of St Nicholas House , former home of Aberdeen City Council, have been published ahead of a full report on the site’s disposal. The design teams...
24 Apr 2013 - No comments
A trio of health centres in Grampian and the Highlands with a combined value of £13.2m have reached financial close with Hub North Scotland. The project will entail construction of three...
23 Apr 2013 - No comments
Plans to erect a new crematorium at Crathes, Deeside, have been submitted to Aberdeenshire Council by Brian Smith Funeral Services. Designed by WCP Architects the crematorium would incorporate...
23 Apr 2013 - No comments
BDG architecture + design director Ian Stewart has been named as the new president of the Edinburgh Architectural Association and vice-president of the RIAS in a two year dual role. A founding...
23 Apr 2013 - No comments
A £300m expansion of Glasgow’s Buchanan Galleries shopping centre has been approved in principle by Glasgow City Council, clearing the way for detailed designs to be drawn up by BDP for...
23 Apr 2013 - No comments
Work to extend and refurbish Glasgow’s Tollcross International Swimming Centre for the 2014 Commonwealth Games has been completed by Barr Construction ahead of its official opening to the...
22 Apr 2013 - No comments
AFL Architects and S&P Architects have announced that they are to merge their operations within a new single entity, AFLS+P, providing the expanded practice with greater geographic reach throughout...
22 Apr 2013 - No comments
Hamilton’s revamped bus station has been officially unveiled following an extensive redevelopment undertaken by Austin-Smith:Lord on behalf of Strathclyde Partnership for Transport and South...
22 Apr 2013 - No comments
A bout of infighting within Glasgow City Council has reignited the George Square debate after the city’s own chief architect, Kerr Robertson, broke his silence on the issue to allege improper...
19 Apr 2013 - No comments
Plans to rejuvenate a derelict Edinburgh cinema by turning it into an ' instant arena ' are back in contention after plans to re-establish the theatre as a public venue were approved. The...
19 Apr 2013 - No comments
Dundee City Council has unveiled a tentative vision for a new dock at City Quay, potentially allowing cruise ships to berth at the heart of its redeveloped waterfront. Subject to private...
18 Apr 2013 - No comments
Edinburgh’s long dormant residential market could soon awaken from its slumber with the recent approval of four significant schemes, all of them penned by EMA Architecture + Design. This...
17 Apr 2013 - No comments
The Scottish Ten, a collaborative venture between Historic Scotland, Glasgow School of Art and CyArk, have published the first images from their bid to create a full 3d model  of the Sydney Opera...
17 Apr 2013 - No comments
Drinks giant Diageo has entered into an exclusivity agreement with the Klin Group for the potential development of a 23 acre site at its former packaging plant in Kilmarnock. The initial...
17 Apr 2013 - No comments
A search has been launched to identify Britain’s most dilapidated shed following the successful transformation of a shabby shack, held together by nothing more than a lucky horseshoe, into a...
16 Apr 2013 - No comments
Work to build a £14.5m town hall in Johnstone has advanced with Hub West Scotland and BAM Construction moving on site to demolish the existing town hall and library, ahead of a planned start on...
16 Apr 2013 - No comments
Graven Images have completed work on a new Radisson Blu hotel at the Mall of America, Minnesota; their second project for the hotel chain following completion of the Radisson Blu Aqua in Chicago....
15 Apr 2013 - No comments
A pilot programme to bring empty homes back into use has been launched in the Forth Valley in a bid to boost the supply of housing for sale and rent. Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling...
15 Apr 2013 - No comments
Dundee City Council have submitted revised plans for their £45m V&A museum and riverside walkway plans following a rethink of plans to locate the facility offshore . Forming part of...
12 Apr 2013 - No comments
Combative developer Donald Trump has signaled his intention to mount a legal challenge against the Scottish Government over its decision to grant approval to a wind farm off the Aberdeenshire...
12 Apr 2013 - No comments
A consultation into the future of the Royal Mile has been launched by Edinburgh City Council to look at proposals for the city’s most historic street. The Royal mile Action Plan will...
11 Apr 2013 - No comments
Proposals to erect an office development adjacent to the deepest man-made hole in Europe, Rubislaw Quarry , have been approved by planners at Aberdeen City Council. Carterra Private Equities...
11 Apr 2013 - No comments
Glasgow Women’s Library has launched a fundraising drive for the remodelling of Bridgeton’s Carnegie Library to serve as their new home following a relocation of the public lending library to...
11 Apr 2013 - No comments
A £1m visitor centre at Talisker Distillery on the Isle of Skye has opened its doors to the public as part of a major revamp and expansion ahead of the coming tourist season. Funded by Diageo...
10 Apr 2013 - No comments
An eight turbine wind farm at Ark Hill on the Sidlaws has been handed a Pock Mark Award for worst planning decision owing to its detrimental visual impact on a swathe of rural Angus. The...
10 Apr 2013 - No comments
Financial services firm FNZ has sought to banish the fusty associations of its industry and spruce up its Edinburgh office in the process, after inviting a local graffiti artist, ‘Elph’, inside...
10 Apr 2013 - No comments
The spring edition of Urban Realm has arrived so for those yet to pick up a copy Urban Realm editor John Glenday encapsulates what it’s all about below. Don’t miss out! Describing the...
10 Apr 2013 - No comments
Fresh plans have been submitted for the development of a long dormant brownfield site in the heart of Edinburgh to create 160 new homes, a quarter of which will be affordable, by EMA Architects...
9 Apr 2013 - No comments
Whiteburn Projects have submitted plans to develop Dundee’s Parkview School , converting the Scots Jacobean main building for residential use and constructing a new build block in the grounds....
9 Apr 2013 - No comments
Plans to erect a 72,000sq/ft Morrison’s supermarket and associated residential development in Bishopbriggs town centre have been thrown out by East Dunbartonshire Council. Designed by...
8 Apr 2013 - No comments
The deadline to the Architecture Scotland Annual 2013 has been extended to 19 April, opening up a 10 day window of opportunity for late entrants to get those projects in . To date some 67...
8 Apr 2013 - No comments
Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission have progressed plans to roll out a major expansion of substation capacity in the north of Scotland with the appointment of four construction consortia to a...
8 Apr 2013 - No comments
A9 motorists will be presented with a new landmark on their journeys from today with the installation of a new pedestrian link bridge serving the new Beechwood campus of Inverness College ....
5 Apr 2013 - No comments
Plans to erect a biomass plant in Dundee are now back in contention following publication of a favourable study on local air pollution which indicated that localised Nitrogen Dioxide levels could...
5 Apr 2013 - No comments
Nominations for the Scottish Design Awards 2013 have been announced, comprising 35 projects ranging from a temporary observation platform to a new cinema and music venue in Lerwick. Spread...
4 Apr 2013 - No comments
A £14m project to transform the historic Lews Castle on the Isle of Lewis is now financially secure after a funding shortfall of £1.8m was bridged by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar courtesy of the...
4 Apr 2013 - No comments
BDP have won an architectural design competition to overhaul Aberdeen’s A-listed music hall, after being chosen from a shortlist of five practices by Aberdeen Performing Arts. The sees the...
4 Apr 2013 - No comments
Long-stalled plans to erect a mixed use development of offices, retail, leisure and a hotel next to Edinburgh's Haymarket Station have been resuscitated by construction group Interserve who have...
3 Apr 2013 - No comments
Construction work will shortly commence on the latest Maggie’s Centre, a Reiach & Hall design in the grounds of Monklands Hospital, just two months after the practices Ardrossan Medical Centre...
3 Apr 2013 - No comments
The Saltire Society has announced that Jude Barber, director at Collective Architecture, has been appointed as convener of this year’s Saltire Housing Design Awards with broadcaster and...
3 Apr 2013 - No comments
Construction firm ISG has won a contract to renovate 9 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, after SCOBANK signed a 10 year lease on the property. It forms part of a £1m refurbishment of six...
2 Apr 2013 - No comments
Writing in today’s Scotsman Malcolm Fraser has cautiously welcomed revised plans by Artisan for the retention of the Canongate School as part of its Caltongate masterplan – but criticised the...
2 Apr 2013 - No comments
South Lanarkshire Council has appointed construction services company Morgan Sindall to build the new £8m Forth Primary School, Forth Village. Designed by Aedas the 31,200sq/ft school...
2 Apr 2013 - No comments
RMJM Architecture, the recently restructured global architecture practice , has been sold to Duthus Investments. Declan Thompson, RMJM’s commercial director, announced the acquisition to...

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