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31 May 2013 - No comments
Reiach & Hall Architects and Chambers McMillan have topped this year’s winners of the Scottish Design Awards having picked up the Architecture Grand Prix and the Chairman’s Award for...
31 May 2013 - No comments
Miller Construction and investment partner Equitix have announced that they have reached financial close on a £50m scheme to deliver a new building for Inverness College UHI . The first...
30 May 2013 - No comments
Jimmy Savile’s Highland hideaway has been spared demolition following the decision of the disgraced presenter’s estate to put the vandalised home up for auction. The remote cottage was...
30 May 2013 - No comments
David O’Reilly, graduate of the Mackintosh School of Architecture, has been named as one of seven winners of the 2013 International Archiprix. O’Reilly picked up the Hunter Douglas award...
30 May 2013 - No comments
The Mary Rose Museum, a purpose built visitor attraction for the famous Tudor warship raised from the seabed in 1982, has been officially opened. Located within metres of Nelson’s flagship,...
30 May 2013 - No comments
A new-build college campus is likely to be built on a greenfield site on the outskirts of St Andrews after the £40m project secured the backing of Fife Council. A pre-application notice has...
29 May 2013 - No comments
A £1m scheme to convert Edinburgh’s 16th century Adam Bothwell House into five serviced apartments has been given the thumbs up from planners. Part of a wider regeneration of the Advocates...
29 May 2013 - No comments
Fortis Developments are progressing plans to convert a former police station at St Andrews Court, Glasgow, into 107 studio apartments ahead of its anticipated completion this August. Located...
28 May 2013 - No comments
Plans for a new canal-side High School on the site of Fountainbridge brewery have been unveiled by Edinburgh City Council as part of a public consultation exercise ahead of a full planning...
28 May 2013 - No comments
The race to secure a prestigious £25m National Performance Centre for Sport is heating up with Heriot Watt University and City of Edinburgh Council formally launching its ‘Go Edinburgh’...
25 May 2013 - No comments
A £3m extension to Hampden Park has been completed ahead of schedule to provide enhanced spectator facilities for tomorrow's Scottish Cup final, one year ahead of its role as a key venue for the...
24 May 2013 - No comments
A team from Nord Architecture led by Professor Alan Pert and environmental design consultants Atelier 10 have won second prize in a competition to design an official residence for the prime...
24 May 2013 - No comments
Work to deliver a new primary school in Alloa is to commence on-site following the award of an £8m design and build contract to Robertson. Redwell Primary is being delivered by Robertson on...
24 May 2013 - No comments
The latest Paper Salon, a forum for young architects to come together to explore experimental architecture, has been staged in London drawing talent from around the UK to focus on the housing...
24 May 2013 - No comments
MAKLab, the digital fabrication workshop, has been named as a finalist in a Google UK competition to find the most innovative social enterprise in the UK. Along with nine other finalists...
24 May 2013 - No comments
Salary difficulties are continuing to plague RMJM after sources indicated to Urban Realm that the firm is three months behind in its obligations - just two months after a restructuring effort ,...
23 May 2013 - No comments
An innovative modular house design embodying the latest thinking in resource efficiency and the minimisation of waste through both construction and occupation is taking shape at the BRE Innovation...
22 May 2013 - No comments
Aquamarine Power has secured planning permission from the Scottish Government to construct what would be the world’s largest commercial wave array. The 40MW wave energy farm would be located...
22 May 2013 - No comments
Elsick Development Company, proponent of a £1bn new town 10 miles south of Aberdeen, has announced the appointment of ZeroC Holdings in partnership with Hope Homes, AJC Homes and A&J Stephen Ltd...
22 May 2013 - No comments
A lengthy battle to secure funding for a revamp of Scotland’s oldest working theatre looks to have been won after Dumfries & Galloway Council voted to allocate £455k toward the project....
21 May 2013 - No comments
North Ayrshire Council has taken possession of Irvine’s recently renovated Bridgegate House following completion of works by Ian Springford Architects on behalf of the authority and Irvine Bay...
21 May 2013 - No comments
Proposals to build a new palliative care centre at Bellahouston Park have won approval from Glasgow City Council’s planning executive, clearing the way for work to begin on the £18m facility....
21 May 2013 - No comments
Glasgow Caledonian University has lodged a planning application for a £30m redevelopment of its Cowcaddens campus, part of a wider estate masterplan . Dubbed ‘Heart of the Campus’ the...
21 May 2013 - No comments
An Antarctic architecture exhibition commissioned by the British Council is to premiere in Glasgow, the Lighthouse architecture centre has announced. Ice Lab: New Architecture and Science in...
20 May 2013 - No comments
A public consultation has begun into a possible World Heritage bid for the Forth railway bridge, to inform the development of a World Heritage Management Plan for the site. For 12 weeks...
20 May 2013 - No comments
An extensive international photographic library, designed to serve as an open resource for young researchers in the built environment, has been updated to include 6,200 images, following a...
17 May 2013 - No comments
The University of Strathclyde has unveiled its Power Networks Demonstration Centre in Cumbernauld, the first electricity grid research centre in Europe. Stretching to 900 sq/m the £12.5m...
17 May 2013 - No comments
Plans for a £37m expansion of the South Quay at Nigg Energy Park have been submitted to Highland Council by Global Energy Group. The scheme makes available an additional 1,000m of quayside for...
16 May 2013 - No comments
Campbeltown’s A-listed Picture House is celebrating its centenary with a birthday bash and fundraising campaign to finance renovation work to its art deco interior. This work will include...
16 May 2013 - No comments
The first phase of a redevelopment of Edinburgh’s Telford College has completed with the release of 89 apartments at mid-market rents. Developed by Miller Homes, who formed a limited...
16 May 2013 - No comments
Aberdeen City Council has lodged a formal invitation for bidders on a £15m road bridge, spanning the river Don. Known as ‘The Third Don Crossing’ the scheme has been in the works from as...
15 May 2013 - No comments
Maggie’s Newcastle, the latest in a series of cancer support centres to be completed by the charity , is to be officially unveiled tomorrow at the city’s Freeman Hospital. Designed by...
15 May 2013 - No comments
Five architecture practices have been shortlisted from a total of 24 bidders to undertake a £3m transformation of Kilmartin House Museum, Argyll. This will see Anderson Bell Christie, Lee...
15 May 2013 - No comments
Work to remodel the University of Dundee’s School of Medicine has progressed to a second phase following the appointment of interiors specialists ISG to undertake a £1.2m fit out; including the...
14 May 2013 - No comments
Safedem have brought to bear their latest acquisition, a concrete chewing high reach crane, to the site of Dundee’s Tayside House to speed up clearance of the 18 storey block . The machine...
14 May 2013 - No comments
Kingdom Housing Association has appointed City Architecture Office to develop design proposals for a development of over 50 affordable houses and apartments at Saline, Fife. These will be...
13 May 2013 - No comments
Work to renovate Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre, the second oldest theatre in the UK, has advanced with the appointment of Turner & Townsend as cost managers. The £6.5m project is being...
13 May 2013 - No comments
An 8ft sculpture representing the industrial heritage of Shotts, North Lanarkshire, has been unveiled as the centrepiece of the towns newly landscaped Dykehead Cross. Designed by sculptor...
13 May 2013 - No comments
A fully self-sufficient ‘eco farmhouse’ has been unwrapped by Mark Waghorn Architects in Moniaive, Dumfries & Galloway. Built for the Gourlay family, who have been tending land in the Cairn...
13 May 2013 - No comments
The district of Partick in Glasgow has reinforced its status as a student housing hotspot following the submission of plans by Liverpool based developer Downing for a further 729 units....
13 May 2013 - No comments
Work to build the UK’s first purpose built sexual assault centre has been completed at Antrim Area Hospital, Northern Ireland, on behalf of Northern Social Care Trust. The Rowan was...
10 May 2013 - No comments
Critics of a £4.7m plan drawn up by Inverclyde Council and Riverside Inverclyde to transform Gourock town centre are calling on the Scottish Government to call the scheme in for review over...
10 May 2013 - No comments
The Salvation Army has completed work on a new outdoor seating space for service users at its Edinburgh ‘LifeHouse’ in collaboration with live-build specialists Tog Studio . Known as a...
10 May 2013 - No comments
Ogilvie Construction have moved on-site of a new 180 bed Premier Inn at Glasgow’s Pacific Quay in a fast track build to deliver the scheme in time for the 2014 Commonwealth Games Designed...
10 May 2013 - No comments
The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture’s MArch Unit are putting the finishing touches to a two year study into a hypothetical new settlement on the Cuningar Loop in the east end of Glasgow -...
9 May 2013 - No comments
Paul Stallan, design director of Stallan-Brand, has unveiled his latest artwork – a three dimensional painting which puts architecture at its core. Installed within a boatshed at the...
9 May 2013 - No comments
Moxon Architects have submitted a planning application to Aberdeenshire Council for the restoration, conversion and extension of the B listed Todhead Lighthouse, Stonehaven, to form a two bedroom...
8 May 2013 - No comments
Six companies are being invited to tender for infrastructure work to enable the first phase of development at Chapelton, the Aberdeenshire New Town . This will see enabling works such as...
8 May 2013 - No comments
Map Property and Leisure Springside Ltd together with Fountain North have submitted plans for the construction of a 181 bed Hyatt Place hotel at Fountainbridge, Edinburgh. Designed by...
7 May 2013 - No comments
A shortlist of four firms competing to construct the long-delayed Aberdeen bypass has been published following the agreement of a £745m funding package. The four consortia in the running are;...
7 May 2013 - No comments
Phase one work to overhaul Irvine’s Bridgegate House has been completed following a year long refit conducted by Graham Construction and Ian Springford Architects. Progressed by Irvine Bay...
3 May 2013 - No comments
Aberdeen based Knight Property Group has revealed plans to transform an empty Union Street theatre into a towering speculative office block. Designed by Keppie the £30m plan would see the...
3 May 2013 - No comments
Plans have been submitted for the construction of a 54 bed waterfront hotel and 30 flats on Kirkcaldy’s Esplanade , with the developer claiming work could begin as early as July.   Financed...
3 May 2013 - No comments
Ryder Architecture is to mark their 60th anniversary with the opening of a fortnight long exhibition of their work at Glasgow’s Briggait from 10 May. Charting developments from the...
2 May 2013 - No comments
Muse Developments have seen off competition from three other shortlisted schemes to be named as preferred bidder for the redevelopment of Aberdeen City Council’s former St Nicholas House HQ....
2 May 2013 - No comments
Plans to erect a £44m retail and leisure park adjacent to Glasgow’s Emirates Arena and Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome have been placed on hold following a dispute between the developer and Glasgow...
2 May 2013 - No comments
Hart Builders have moved on-site of the third phase of a Craigmillar masterplan, ushering in an additional 60 affordable homes for the area on behalf of Edinburgh City Council’s 21st Century...
1 May 2013 - No comments
Stromness Primary School, part of the Orkney Islands Schools Investment Programme, has been handed over to staff and pupils by Keppie Design and Morrison Construction. Incorporating a roll 200...
1 May 2013 - No comments
NHS Lothian has submitted a proposal of application notice for the redevelopment of its Royal Edinburgh Hospital campus, clearing the way for a formal planning application later in the year....
1 May 2013 - No comments
City of Edinburgh Council, funder and developer behind Atria, has begun marketing for potential tenants following completion of what is regarded as the last piece in the jigsaw of the Exchange...

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