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31 Jul 2013 - No comments
Hammerson have announced that they are to press ahead with a £20m leisure extension to their Silverburn shopping mall in the south side of Glasgow, augmenting its existing retail provision with...
31 Jul 2013 - No comments
Glasgow Housing Association have removed the scaffolding from their latest housing project, a 44 home development on a parcel of land bounded by Duke Street and High Street. Delivered by...
31 Jul 2013 - No comments
The National Library of Scotland is inviting tenders from contractors for a £10m contract to replace the external envelope of its Causewayside Building, Edinburgh, in order to stem a number of...
30 Jul 2013 - No comments
To mark the first anniversary of the London 2012 Olympics the Design Council has launched a digital archive of over 100 case studies submitted by designers and architects who contributed to the...
30 Jul 2013 - No comments
A spate of demolition activity continues apace with Glasgow Housing Association announcing that they have hired Europe’s tallest long reach excavator to bring down the latest tower blocks to...
30 Jul 2013 - No comments
A giant cargo net, centrepiece of the Merchant City Festival, has been clambered over by 1,500 pairs of fleet footed visitors during the three day city centre event, the organisers have announced....
29 Jul 2013 - No comments
Inverkip power station’s 237m stack, the third tallest structure in the United Kingdom, has been demolished in a spectacular dusk explosion. An armada of yachts and vessels had sailed to the...
29 Jul 2013 - No comments
Edinburgh City Council has granted planning consent for a new contemporary home on Corstorphine Hill, an area designated as being of ‘Great landscape Value’. Situated on Ravelston Dykes...
26 Jul 2013 - No comments
Christian charity the Preshal Trust has taken possession of their new Linthouse headquarters, Glasgow, a single storey pavilion designed by Elder & Cannon . The £550k brick clad structure...
26 Jul 2013 - No comments
The first ever exhibition of Antarctic Architecture has opened its doors in Glasgow, offering a glimpse into the hardship and beauty of life at the bottom of our planet. Commissioned by the...
25 Jul 2013 - No comments
Plans to erect a £13m cultural attraction in Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens could be revived after Aberdeen City Council’s deputy leader said the abandoned plan could be resurrected in...
25 Jul 2013 - No comments
The University of Edinburgh has submitted a £3.4m plan to revamp the McEwan Hall by opening up a cavernous basement beneath the venue and introducing a new entrance from Bristo Square....
25 Jul 2013 - No comments
The University of Glasgow has completed the demolition of the former Glasgow University Union extension, clearing the way for construction of a new Stevenson-Hive building. Designed by ECD...
25 Jul 2013 - No comments
Alistair Brand and Paul Stallan, founding directors of Stallan-Brand, have headed into Africa to present a preliminary masterplan to the African University of the Creative Arts and their chairman,...
24 Jul 2013 - No comments
Planning officials at Edinburgh City Council are poised to grant approval to a new £8m stadium for Edinburgh Academical, Scotland’s oldest rugby club, tomorrow. If granted it all but clears...
24 Jul 2013 - No comments
Plans to erect a giant cargo net across Brunswick Street, Glasgow, have been unveiled by Icecream Architecture as part of wider ‘one year to go’ celebrations for the looming Commonwealth Games....
24 Jul 2013 - No comments
BRE has fleshed out its plans for a new Innovation Park at Shawfield, following the implementation of a similar scheme at Ravenscraig, after staging a workshop looking at how best such a scheme can...
23 Jul 2013 - No comments
Edinburgh’s Court of Session is scheduled to hear a winding-up petition against RMJM later today following a submission by the practices former Edinburgh director Conor Pittman. Pittman...
23 Jul 2013 - No comments
To celebrate one year to go before the 2014 Commonwealth Games organisers have travelled the country to set up a series of photo shoots announcing the key milestone against a number of scenic...
23 Jul 2013 - No comments
A £10m speculative office development offering 26,380sq/ft of Grade A space to tenants has been completed at 145 Morrison Street, Edinburgh . Located in the Exchange district close to...
23 Jul 2013 - No comments
The second of two new buildings together constituting the National Avian Research Facility has commenced construction at the University of Edinburgh’s Easter Bush campus. Miller Construction...
23 Jul 2013 - No comments
Forestry Commission Scotland is inviting tenders for two artists in residence to support the creation of a new £4.9m woodland park on the Cuninar Loop, Glasgow. Situated directly opposite...
22 Jul 2013 - No comments
A £23m social housing complex at the heart of Edinburgh’s Quartermile development has been unveiled by Richard Murphy Architects, as the first tenants pick up the keys to their new homes....
22 Jul 2013 - No comments
Two tower blocks at Sandiefield Road, Glasgow, have been demolished as part of a wider regeneration of the Gorbals. Built in 1971 the twin 24 storey properties rose to 69m in height and...
19 Jul 2013 - No comments
Dress for the Weather and FACTORY Architecture, working in collaboration with artist Jacqueline Donachie, have reached the final three in a competition to design a £250k memorial for the lost...
19 Jul 2013 - No comments
Aberdeen’s effort s to sell itself on the national stage as a cultural tour de force have backfired after UK City of Culture 2017 judges rationale for overlooking the north east city during the...
18 Jul 2013 - No comments
Gareth Hoskins Architects are celebrating after making a three strong shortlist to renovate and extend a 17th century German Castle - in collaboration with Buro Happold and Ralph Appelbaum...
18 Jul 2013 - No comments
Glasgow City Heritage Trust has named the winners of its architectural heritage conservation and regeneration prize, established to reward Glasgow students who identify ways in which underutilised...
18 Jul 2013 - No comments
The Royal Institute of British Architects have unveiled their shortlist for the 2013 Stirling Prize for the best new building. This sees six diverse buildings (including two from Ireland, four...
17 Jul 2013 - No comments
Plans to restore land at a former open cast coal mine in Glenmuckloch, Dunfries & Galloway, have been announced by Hargreaves Mining Services, the Duke of Buccleugh, Dumfries and Galloway Council,...
17 Jul 2013 - No comments
The British Council has shortlisted two teams to represent the country at the14th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia. David Knight/Oliver Wainwright/Finn Williams...
17 Jul 2013 - No comments
Construction of BDP’s Innovo has hit a significant milestone with completion of its stone and glass façade of the office building, which will serve as a conduit between renewable energy...
16 Jul 2013 - No comments
Demolition work has begun on the University of Stirling’s Murray Hall to make way for the second phase of a £38m project to deliver new student housing, a conference venue and events space....
16 Jul 2013 - No comments
Richard Murphy Architects have submitted a revised planning application for the redevelopment of Perth Theatre after securing £11.5m of funding to restore and refurbish the B listed Edwardian...
15 Jul 2013 - No comments
Tog Studio has announced the completion of a live-build boathouse on the Isle of Tiree following a mere seven day construction programme . It is the second such project to be completed on...
15 Jul 2013 - No comments
An exhibition showcasing tentative proposals for a £6m submarine museum in Helensburgh, has opened today within the VisitHelensburgh tourist information office. The Scottish Submarine Centre...
12 Jul 2013 - No comments
Glasgow City Council’s education services have prepared plans for a £12.2m shared schools campus in North Pollokshields , incorporating both a replacement Glendale Primary and integrated...
12 Jul 2013 - No comments
Orchard Street Investment Management have submitted a change of use application for Dundee’s Wellgate Shopping Centre in order to transform the city centre mall into a leisure destination....
12 Jul 2013 - No comments
Titan Investors have taken the wraps off a £60m plan to build a landmark office development in Aberdeen city centre. Fronting Union Street, where it will replace three existing properties...
11 Jul 2013 - No comments
Hillcrest Housing Association have submitted plans drawn up by Smith Scott Mullan Associates for the development of 155 new homes at the former Eastern General Hospital, Edinburgh. Built in...
11 Jul 2013 - No comments
A sod cutting ceremony has taken place on site of a new NHS Primary Care Centre at Dalbeattie, Dumfries & Galloway . The a £2.5m facility will e built on a former railway terminus and...
10 Jul 2013 - No comments
Glasgow City Council has unveiled details of its in-house £250m vision for the Sighthill district of Glasgow, transforming the tower block estates of Fountainwell and Pinkston...
10 Jul 2013 - No comments
Safedem, on behalf of Glasgow Housing Association, has commenced the strip out of 20 Rosemount Street, Roystonhill, one of three blocks scheduled for demolition on the estate through to 2015....
9 Jul 2013 - No comments
The De Vere Group has secured planning permission to build a 120 bedroom hotel at Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, designed by 3DReid Architects. Valued at £20m the development will...
9 Jul 2013 - No comments
A £4.5m project to rebuild an A listed mansion on the Isle of Raasay is to be celebrated this weekend with a number of events and activities following the completion of an extensive rebuild....
9 Jul 2013 - No comments
Peter Brett Associates, the development and infrastructure consultancy, has completed the acquisition of structural engineers Hannah, Reed and Associates. This will see Hannah-Reed’s 85...
8 Jul 2013 - No comments
An unfinished pedestrian footbridge across the M8 motorway in Glasgow city centre has finally opened to pedestrians and cyclists 40 years after it was first built. Officially unveiled today...
8 Jul 2013 - No comments
Safedem have commenced demolition of a west end tenement to clear the way for a new science & technology wing for Glasgow Academy. The sandstone structure on Colebrooke Street is making way...
5 Jul 2013 - No comments
With the economy on the mend and even the sun threatening to reappear things are starting to look up for our built environments for the first time in years, as the latest edition of Urban Realm...
5 Jul 2013 - No comments
An Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture student has earned some northern exposure after winning a RIAS & A+DS student architecture award with a dramatic proposal for an...
5 Jul 2013 - No comments
Keppie has submitted detailed plans for the development of a new business park at Central Quay, Glasgow, fleshing out an earlier master plan for the area . Developed by Goodman the scheme...
4 Jul 2013 - No comments
Sponsored by Bailey Artform Urban Realm has facilitated a new discussion into the quality of our engineered landscapes in a bid to raise the professional standing of the profession this...
4 Jul 2013 - No comments
Glasgow has lost out in its bid to host the 2018 Youth Olympics after being knocked out in the first round of voting in Lausanne, Switzerland. Glasgow had been shortlisted alongside Medellin,...
4 Jul 2013 - No comments
Goodson Associates has announced that they have formed a strategic partnership with fellow structural engineers Massie Reid in order to expand their geographic reach and deepen their resources...
4 Jul 2013 - No comments
Malcolm Fraser, chair of a Scottish Government advisory group on town centre renewal , has published his long-awaited findings , outlining a range of measures designed to breathe new life into...
3 Jul 2013 - No comments
Lewis & Hickey have unveiled a £36.6m refurbishment of the University of Edinburgh’s A listed Main Library, heralded as one of the city’s finest modernist buildings and part of a wider...
3 Jul 2013 - No comments
The Court of Session has today ruled in favour of the Cairngorms National Park Authority in relation to the construction of four new projects within the park bounds, overruling objections from...
2 Jul 2013 - No comments
JCJ Group have commenced demolition of a number of unsafe buildings in a three acre block at the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City, following eleven years of stalled plans to build a Selfridges...
2 Jul 2013 - No comments
A massive 20 week clear-up exercise has got underway in debris to remove debris left behind from the weekend demolition of two high rise blocks of flats at Derby Street, Hilltown. The 22...
1 Jul 2013 - No comments
Falkirk is hoping to gain fresh economic horsepower this summer with the emergence of two giant equine heads which will soon loom over the town’s skyline. A 10 week construction programme to...
1 Jul 2013 - No comments
The latest installment of the Architecture Annual is set to hit the streets this September, bulging with over 80 of the finest new buildings in Scotland, or completed by a Scottish architect, over...
1 Jul 2013 - No comments
Work to create a new town centre for Craigmillar, south of Edinburgh city centre, has begun with PARC beginning work on new homes, a food store, offices and civic square. Approved back in...
1 Jul 2013 - No comments
Aberdeen City Council has officially re-opened Duthie Park following a £5.2m restoration including the reinstatement of many of the parks original Victorian features . This has included...

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