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30 Oct 2014 - No comments
The National Museum of Scotland has received a £1.3m grant from the Wellcome Trust to deliver a new centre for scientific engagement, part of a wider £14.1m project to increase exhibition space...
29 Oct 2014 - No comments
McInnes Gardner Architects have been recognised for their refurbishment of an unprepossessing 1970s home at Shandon Rhue, Helensburgh, into a minimalist hillside landmark. The metamorphosis...
29 Oct 2014 - No comments
Plans to create a £25m visitor resort at the foot of Ben Nevis have been tabled by the Forestry Commission and Highlands and Islands Enterprise to boost the regions tourism economy....
28 Oct 2014 - No comments
CDA and Gareth Hoskins Architects have expunged the last vestiges of the former Scottish Provident building at Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square after specifying contentious revisions to its façade....
28 Oct 2014 - No comments
Miller Homes is progressing delivery of 27 new residences on the site of the former Victoria Works, Pilmuir Street, Dunfermline. Incorporating a range of retained and new build elements the...
27 Oct 2014 - No comments
The former Causewayend School, Aberdeen, is to be subject to a £20m student housing project by the UNITE Group which will see the C listed school refurbished together with the construction of a...
27 Oct 2014 - No comments
Construction firm ISG has been appointed to deliver three separate Edinburgh schemes with a combined value of over £11m. ISG will take the reins of a £6.6m conversion of Elliott House on...
24 Oct 2014 - No comments
Scottish Borders Council has brought forward work to rebuild two primary schools by four years to April 2017, following the Scottish government’s decision to stump up an additional £330m for its...
24 Oct 2014 - No comments
Fife Council has given the go-ahead to a £24m replacement for Viewforth High School, Kirkcaldy, to serve as a new community hub and up to 1,000 pupils. Designed by Fife Council property...
24 Oct 2014 - No comments
Struggling supermarket chain Tesco, fresh from announcing a 92 per cent collapse in profits, has unveiled its newest outlet, a 52,000sq/ft store in Dunfermline. Built by Barr Construction and...
23 Oct 2014 - No comments
Page\Park architects have submitted plans on behalf of Loretto Housing Association to build 49 homes for social rent in the Springburn area of Glasgow . Spread across eight blocks of...
23 Oct 2014 - No comments
Watkin Jones has submitted plans for the creation of a 13-storey student residential tower at North Hanover Street, Glasgow, to house 441 students – extending a pattern of ongoing investment in...
23 Oct 2014 - No comments
Redman Sutherland architects have completed a new primary school extension for Shetland Islands Council, providing new offices, a library and increased teaching space. The new Happyhansel...
22 Oct 2014 - No comments
Glasgow City Council is to pull the plug on its in-house procurement platform in November after merging its functions with the Scottish government’s Public Contracts Scotland site. Glasgow...
22 Oct 2014 - No comments
The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded £179k of first phase funding, which could potentially unlock a further £875k grant, toward conversion of the B-listed St Martin’s Church, Glasgow, to house...
22 Oct 2014 - No comments
With the fall-out from Aberdeen’s nomination for a Carbuncle Award still reverberating around the Granite City professor David McLean, head of the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and...
22 Oct 2014 - No comments
Plans have emerged to construct a £5m heritage centre overhanging the lip of the former Rubislaw Quarry, Aberdeen, dubbed the largest man-made hole in Europe. Over 10m tons of granite was...
21 Oct 2014 - No comments
A new ecological design school has begun training up its first cadre of construction recruits in Glasgow, operated in partnership between the Scottish Ecological Design Association (SEDA) and...
21 Oct 2014 - No comments
Student housing developer Alumno has secured planning consent for the creation of a 199 place accommodation block at Powis Place, Aberdeen . Designed by Carson & Partners the scheme attempts...
21 Oct 2014 - No comments
Plans to erect a visitor centre at West Sands beach, St Andrews, have been dealt a blow after planners rejected the application following objections from golfers on the adjacent Old Course....
20 Oct 2014 - No comments
Aberdeen, ‘where architecture goes to die’ has emerged as an early front-runner in the Carbuncle Awards as the silver city fades to grey amidst a steady drip and questionable planning...
17 Oct 2014 - No comments
Haworth Tompkins Architects are celebrating after coming from behind to win the 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize for The Everyman Theatre, Liverpool – their first ever completely new theatre. A nine...
17 Oct 2014 - No comments
Kier Construction has been appointed to deliver two new schools, as part of a £57m design, build finance and maintain package on behalf of South Ayrshire Council and hub South West Scotland....
16 Oct 2014 - No comments
Elder & Cannon Architects have submitted plans on behalf of Lysander Student Properties to convert a vacant office building at Clifton Place, Glasgow, into managed student accommodation....
16 Oct 2014 - No comments
The night of 18 September 2014 will be long remembered as a turning point in UK politics, even if the ostensible result was in favour of the status quo but what are the implications for...
15 Oct 2014 - No comments
An endangered modernist church in East Kilbride has been handed a lifeline after waste management firm Viridor stumped up £1m to help finance the restoration and refurbishment of Gillespie, Kidd...
15 Oct 2014 - No comments
Planning permission is being sought by JSY Partnership for the extension and re-clad of Argyll and Waverley House on Dundee's Westmarketgait, opposite the new Council HQ, to form a 105 bedroom...
15 Oct 2014 - No comments
The Scottish government has given its financial backing to proposals to replace Waid Academy, Anstruther, with a £21.5m one-stop-shop educational and community campus. The BDP designed build...
15 Oct 2014 - No comments
An exhibition of art and architecture has opened at the Italian Centre, 49 Cochrane Street, Glasgow, displaying a range of works from UK artists and architects working to a theme of the city....
14 Oct 2014 - No comments
Regeneration agency Clyde Gateway is seeking to capitalise on the success of the 2014 Commonwealth Games by seeking investors to back its future development pipeline. Chief amongst these is...
14 Oct 2014 - No comments
A redundant corner office block in Glasgow city centre is to be given a second lease of life as a hotel under plans submitted by 3DReid Architects for 199 West Regent Street . The sixties...
14 Oct 2014 - No comments
The second Maggie’s Centre to open its doors in as many months has been unveiled in Oxford, following hot on the heels of Reiach & Hall’s work on Maggie’s Lanarkshire . Built in the...
14 Oct 2014 - No comments
Chivas Brothers have begun production at its new Archial Norr designed Speyside malt whisky distillery on the site of the former Imperial distillery, incorporating the latest heat recovery...
13 Oct 2014 - No comments
The Glasgow School of Art has issued a call for an architect-led design team to oversee restoration of the Mackintosh Building following a devastating fire back in May . A multi-disciplinary...
13 Oct 2014 - No comments
7N Architects have submitted an application for planning in principle for the creation of a mixed use neighbourhood on a 3.45 ha brownfield site in Baileyfield, Portobello, on behalf of Cruden...
13 Oct 2014 - No comments
A Victorian baths complex in Alloa has been given a second lease of life after being converted into a library, tourist information point, museum and customer service centre for Clackmannanshire...
10 Oct 2014 - No comments
Aberdeen Art Gallery has confirmed a £10m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund , one third of the total cost of redeveloping the city landmark, clearing the way for work to begin potentially by...
10 Oct 2014 - No comments
A retrosopective dedicated to the work of author and artist Alasdair Gray opens at Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum tomorrow, showcasing over 100 paintings and...
10 Oct 2014 - No comments
The Salvation Army has won planning permission from Liverpool City Council to build a Gareth Hoskins Architects designed training and visitor centre for young people with learning difficulties at...
9 Oct 2014 - No comments
A series of modernist visions and buildings find themselves the subject of debate at Scotland + Venice as the architectural style, as applied in Scotland between 1950 and 1970, comes under the...
9 Oct 2014 - No comments
The Heritage Lottery Fund has turned down the latest request for grant funding from the Egyptian Halls Building Preservation Trust to restore the eponymous Alexander Thomson designed warehouse on...
9 Oct 2014 - No comments
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop (ESW) is readying its Sutherland Hussey designed creative laboratories for an official unveiling on 20 November. The Newhaven cultural hub is situated within old...
8 Oct 2014 - No comments
Grandholm Mill, a grade B listed industrial building in Aberdeen, is to be transformed into the headquarters of AVC Media as part of a six-figure redevelopment. The visual effects and...
8 Oct 2014 - No comments
NHS Highland has selected a site at Aviemore Technology Park as its preferred location for a new £15m community hospital and resource centre. It was one of four sites shortlisted by the...
8 Oct 2014 - No comments
Demolition work has begun on the former Crown Hotel, Crieff, to make way for 14 affordable rent flats from Kingdom Housing Association. The £1.9m build on East High Street will see the...
7 Oct 2014 - No comments
CALA Homes have submitted plans for 175 homes and 2,000sq/ft of commercial space on the site of a former Royal Mail sorting office at Brunswick Road, Edinburgh. Designed by Ian Springford...
7 Oct 2014 - No comments
Scottish Borders Council planners have approved designs for a new Kelso High School at Nethershot on Angraflat Road. Designed by Cooper Cromar for delivery by Morrison Construction, on...
7 Oct 2014 - No comments
Urban Realm has published the 2014 edition of the Architecture Scotland Annual, documenting 83 buildings across the gamut of public, housing, health, education, commercial, historic and interiors...
6 Oct 2014 - No comments
The Scottish Prisons Service is inviting tenders for the design and construction of a 350 place prison in Greenock . HMP Inverclyde will focus exclusively on female offenders offering a range...
6 Oct 2014 - No comments
Blackhall Developments has unveiled a 30 bed youth hostel on Rose Street Lane in Edinburgh’s New Town world heritage site. The £400k scheme involved the Staran Architects led conversion of...
3 Oct 2014 - No comments
Stallan-Brand architects have submitted phase II proposals for their Speirs Locks master plan , outlining the delivery of two student blocks containing a further 304 beds. Clad in brick and...
3 Oct 2014 - No comments
Ailteir-Studio has unveiled a ‘white cube’ home extension in Bearsden, Glasgow, designed to introduce a new open plan living/dining space. A modernist design was specified to complement...
2 Oct 2014 - No comments
Organisers of the annual Enchanted Forest lighting extravaganza have launched this year’s iteration of the sound and light show, entitled Elemental, which kicks off in earnest tomorrow. The...
1 Oct 2014 - No comments
Network Rail have published fresh perspectives outlining their latest thinking on a £104m upgrade of Glasgow’s Queen Street Station . The simplified design introduces £16m of cost savings...
1 Oct 2014 - No comments
The University of Dundee is to officially unveil its £26m Discovery Centre later today, a new drug research facility which will house 900 scientists, students and support staff at the College of...

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