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28 Jun 2013 - No comments
Work to create a new Himalayan Centre for Arts and Culture within the former Dr. Bells Swimming Pool, Leith, following a period of planning and fundraising by a small group of dedicated volunteers....
28 Jun 2013 - No comments
West Dunbartonshire Council has agreed to accelerate delivery of a new leisure centre at Queen’s Quay, Clydebank , by contributing £18m toward its construction costs. Scheduled to complete...
27 Jun 2013 - No comments
Plans to transform a derelict department store in Paisley town centre have been unveiled by Renfrewshire Council. An artists impression of the Abbey Quarter plan prepared by Cooper Cromar...
27 Jun 2013 - No comments
The latest batch of secondary schools to be completed under the Scottish Government’s Schools for the Future programme have been handed over by Cooper Cromar. Eastwood High School and The...
26 Jun 2013 - No comments
The RIAS has announced that it is to stage a year-long programme of events focussed on Scotland’s architecture in 2016 to celebrate its centenary. Backed by the Scottish Government the...
26 Jun 2013 - No comments
A new road bridge spanning the Firth of Forth is to be named the Queensferry Crossing following a public poll. First Minister Alex Salmond announced the title at a naming ceremony for the...
26 Jun 2013 - No comments
A £25m development at Royal Exchange Square, backed by businessman James Mortimer, has received planning approval from Glasgow City Council. The Nord designed mixed use scheme incorporates...
25 Jun 2013 - No comments
The £5.5m Glasgow National Hockey Centre has been officially unveiled by Glasgow City Council ahead of its opening next month. Located on Glasgow Green the 2014 Commonwealth Games venue will...
25 Jun 2013 - No comments
Bellair, developer of a flexible tenancy business hub concept in Grangemouth and Falkirk, are to roll out the brand to Stirling and Perth after identifying sites for expansion. The first...
24 Jun 2013 - No comments
Renfrewshire Council has published the latest artist’s perspective of the £14.5m Johnstone town hall , work on which will commence in October following site clearance. The new civic hub...
24 Jun 2013 - No comments
Henning Larsen, founder of Henning Larsen Architects, has died in his sleep at the age of 87, the practice has announced. The Danish architect is best known for his work on the Ministry of...
24 Jun 2013 - No comments
The Scottish Government has published its new policy on architecture and place this morning during a short ceremony at Hillhead Primary School, Glasgow. ‘ Creating Places ’ was unveiled by...
21 Jun 2013 - No comments
A major refurbishment project has been completed at Greenhill Court, Rutherglen, by Cooper Cromar on behalf of South Lanarkshire Council in a bid to provide attractive, long-term housing for...
21 Jun 2013 - No comments
Work to deliver a live-build boathouse on Tiree has swung into action with the project architects, TOG Studio, arriving on site to oversee the process. Designed for the Tiree Maritime Trust...
21 Jun 2013 - No comments
Cooper Cromar is taking a lead role in the regeneration of the former mining village of Twechar after completing two separate residential projects in the community. The first of these, Roman...
21 Jun 2013 - No comments
A £25.5 plan to convert Glasgow’s Kelvin Hall into a new venue for the Hunterian Museum has been submitted by Page\Park Architects on behalf of Glasgow Life. Plans envisage a new build...
21 Jun 2013 - No comments
The final phase of work at Hamilton International Park has been completed with the unveiling of EcoCampus, a development of three buildings providing a total of 224,000sq/ft of office space....
21 Jun 2013 - No comments
An £8.5m contract to deliver a new museum, hotel and archive extension at Lews Castle, Stornoway , has been awarded to GRAHAM Construction - paving the way for rescue of the Grade A listed...
20 Jun 2013 - No comments
Glasgow City Council’s cycling tsar, Frank McAveety, has unveiled plans to remodel Sighthill as a purpose-built ‘bike town’ in support of a 2018 Youth Olympics bid . A major...
20 Jun 2013 - No comments
NHS Dumfries & Galloway has announced it is to host a bidder’s day for a new £200m district hospital in Dumfries on 28 June. Partners are being sought for the design, build, finance and...
19 Jun 2013 - No comments
Construction work has got underway on a new £2m business hub in the town of Falkirk, a refit of the existing 1960s Grahame House, which will provide 27,000sq/ft of flexible office space that can...
19 Jun 2013 - No comments
Dundee has been shortlisted alongside Hull, Leicester and Swansea in the race to be named UK City of Culture 2017, successfully seeing off competition from Aberdeen . It is hoped that the...
19 Jun 2013 - No comments
Retirement housing specialists McCarthy & Stone have completed the purchase of a former car dealership at Balcarres Street, Edinburgh, after securing planning consent for two apartment blocks...
19 Jun 2013 - No comments
Orkidstudio have received planning permission for a new Zambian School, paving the way for an eight week volunteer construction programme to commence this summer. Mutende Project II will be...
18 Jun 2013 - No comments
Plans to deliver a dedicated boat-building workshop and teaching facility in Portsoy are to be put on public display at the Portsoy Boat Festival box office this weekend,  to coincide with the...
18 Jun 2013 - No comments
Glasgow City Council has committed to providing further £276k of funding toward the construction of Pinkston Paddlesports Centre, Port Dundas, a key plank of the city’s bid for the 2018 Youth...
17 Jun 2013 - No comments
Construction work has begun on a new Highland distillery at Ardnamurchan with contractors now on-site and the manufacture of production equipment. Located by the Glenmore River, Lochaber,...
14 Jun 2013 - No comments
Organic Architects have submitted plans on behalf of Sanctuary Scotland for new retirement flats and a worship space on Bearsden Road, Glasgow. Located on the site of the existing Anniesland...
13 Jun 2013 - No comments
The important role played by Perth in the development of the architectural iron industry has been highlighted today by Historic Scotland at the first such conference of its kind on the subject; The...
12 Jun 2013 - No comments
Work to deliver the latest prototype home at the BRE Innovation Park, Ravenscraig, has commenced on site with Cruden and BRE Scotland breaking ground on their Refurbished House. One of 10...
11 Jun 2013 - No comments
Spittal based Caithness Stone Industries, a leading supplier of stone products for the building trade, has been placed into administration following severe cash flow problems. Founded in 1999...
11 Jun 2013 - No comments
Police Scotland have dropped an investigation into Glasgow City Council leader George Matheson’s handling of a botched £15m competition to redesign George Square after finding no evidence of...
11 Jun 2013 - No comments
A contract to build 202 affordable homes in the Muirhouse district of North Edinburgh has been signed by Springfield Properties and Muirhouse Housing Association. Designed by Marc Meharry and...
10 Jun 2013 - No comments
The Klin Group has announced the appointment of Keppie, from a shortlist of five, as architects for the regeneration of a former Diageo bottling plant, Kilmarnock . Plans for the 23 acre site...
10 Jun 2013 - No comments
A design proposal has been tabled by City Architecture Office for a new community centre in Fullarton, Irvine, to replace an existing outdated facility. Commissioned by Fullarton Community...
10 Jun 2013 - No comments
Contractors working on a new rail link connecting the Borders with Edinburgh are to stage a series of public consultations following the commencement of construction work on the new rail route....
7 Jun 2013 - No comments
Twin tower blocks on Sandiefield Road, Gorbals, are to be brought down by explosive demolition this summer following the commencement of strip out works by Coleman & Company. New Gorbals...
7 Jun 2013 - No comments
Clyde Gateway has moved on site with a £20m office building in Dalmarnock, Glasgow, delivering a total of 120,000sq/ft of office accommodation in a five storey building on vacant ground by the...
6 Jun 2013 - No comments
Controversial plans to re-build the façade of a modernist office block at 6/7 St Andrew Square, regarded as one of the most important post war buildings in Scotland, have been submitted to...
6 Jun 2013 - No comments
A £36m secondary school in the Aberdeenshire town of Ellon is to move on-site later this month following the appointment of FMP Joint Venture Ltd as main contractor. The 1,200 place school...
6 Jun 2013 - No comments
Work to complete a new community facility for Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh’s Old Town has been completed by Gareth Hoskins Architects. A joint venture between Greyfriars, Tolbooth & Highland...
5 Jun 2013 - No comments
MAKLab, the digital fabrication workshop at Glasgow’s Lighthouse, is celebrating a £100k win in a competition to find the UK’s most innovative social enterprise . The cash will help fund...
5 Jun 2013 - No comments
A B-listed Gillespie Kidd and Coia designed church in Castlemilk, Glasgow, has received a £500k grant from Historic Scotland in support of a bid to transform the venue into a mountain biking and...
5 Jun 2013 - No comments
A proposal from developer Spectrum Properties to convert the former Hillhead Primary into 35 flats has been granted planning approval . The B listed property stands in the heart of the...
4 Jun 2013 - No comments
Work to complete a new £31.2m Olympia leisure centre in Dundee has entered the final furlong with the finishing touches being applied internally ahead of an opening on 24 June. Designed by...
4 Jun 2013 - No comments
Forth Energy has secured planning permission for a combined heat and power biomass plant at the port of Grangemouth – subject to conditions pertaining to its appearance, fuel sources and air...
3 Jun 2013 - No comments
A new book has been published to celebrate the architects, craftsmen and engineers who built the University of Glasgow’s Gilmorehill campus. Building Knowledge collates hundreds of...
3 Jun 2013 - No comments
Work to build a new distillery and visitor centre is to commence shortly after the plans were granted full planning permission from Fife Council. Designed by conservation specialists Simpson &...
3 Jun 2013 - No comments
Glasgow’s 127m tall science tower could once again open its doors to the public following the appointment of a team of engineers to work up designs and costs for the safe operation of the...

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