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23 Dec 2014 - No comments
Caledonian Trust have renewed an application for planning in principle for a 21,500sqm of mixed use development including residential, retail/commercial, hotel and student accommodation on the...
22 Dec 2014 - No comments
Debate surrounding the restoration strategy for the Glasgow School of Art’s iconic Mackintosh designed library has intensified with architects speaking out in favour of a contemporary...
21 Dec 2014 - No comments
Millenium and Copthorne Hotels have lodged plans to expand their George Square address to replace rooms that will be lost as a result of Queen Street Station expansion. This will see a new...
19 Dec 2014 - No comments
Kier has been appointed by Hub South West to deliver a £7.9m community centre in Cumbernauld on behalf of North Lanarkshire Council. Moving on site in January the build will replace the...
18 Dec 2014 - No comments
Millenium & Copthorne Hotels have lodged plans, as yet unpublicised,  to build a ‘futuristic’ extension to their George Square hotel following the loss of a 1970s built extension to an...
18 Dec 2014 - No comments
Argyll & Bute Council has approved plans drawn up by Malcolm Fraser Architects for the redevelopment of Dunoon’s Queens Hall ; including the demolition of a glazed portico and ancillary...
17 Dec 2014 - No comments
Colin Baillie, a Dundee School of Architecture graduate currently working for Gareth Hoskins Architects, has secured first prize in the Loire + Loges micro-architecture competition with his design...
17 Dec 2014 - No comments
Marriott has signed a deal with Aberdeen City Council to tenant a 126 bedroom hotel within the Marischal Square development , with construction beginning in January for completion by summer 2017....
16 Dec 2014 - No comments
A novel viewing tower set to dominate the south coast town of Brighton is currently taking place in Holland with the fabrication of 17 steel drums and 33 giant flanges. Components for the...
16 Dec 2014 - No comments
Work to build Dunfermline’s new £6.8m museum and art gallery has begun as contractors move on site to deliver the Richard Murphy Architects designed facility. Built around a B listed bank...
16 Dec 2014 - No comments
Campbeltown Picture House , one of the first purpose-built cinemas, has received a £1.1m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund as part of the latest round of funding announcements by the body....
16 Dec 2014 - No comments
Work to transform Dunoon Burgh Hall into a new cultural hub is to proceed in January after the project won £300k in funding from Highlands and Islands Enterprise, the final tranche of a £1.65m...
12 Dec 2014 - No comments
Ayr based ARPL Architects have been appointed to design a new £1.6m art gallery within the historic Kirkudbright Town Hall following an open tender. The new venue will play host to over 300...
11 Dec 2014 - No comments
A consultation period covering redevelopment of Glasgow’s Queen Street Station will conclude in a little under a fortnight when a feedback deadline expires on 22 December. Opinions are...
10 Dec 2014 - No comments
Tiger Developments are preparing to commence groundworks on their Haymarket development in the New Year as site stabilisation works, including reinforcement of underground railway tunnels, near...
9 Dec 2014 - No comments
A consolidation push within the digital visualisation sector has seen Soluis Group acquire its smaller rival Inlightin for an undisclosed sum. The friendly takeover is the latest in a series...
9 Dec 2014 - No comments
Alan Dunlop has accepted the post of visiting professor at Liverpool University’s School of Architecture succeeding Michael Wilford in the role which includes assisting final year students...
8 Dec 2014 - No comments
Westpoint Homes have submitted plans for a development of 60 flats, a quarter of which will be affordable, on the site of an existing office block at Annandale Street , Edinburgh. Completing...
8 Dec 2014 - No comments
Forrest Furnishing has submitted plans for a 19 floor development of 376 student bedrooms on the corner of Cathedral Street and North Hanover Street, directly opposite a proposed M&S store as...
5 Dec 2014 - No comments
Helsinki’s Guggenheim competition, one of the highest profile architectural contests in recent years, made headlines after drawing 1,715 anonymous entries – an unprecedentedly crowded field...
5 Dec 2014 - No comments
West Dunbartonshire Council and Cube Housing Association have begun delivery of 54 new homes for affordable rent at Beardmore Place, Clydebank, part of a commitment to deliver 300 such homes over...
5 Dec 2014 - No comments
A long-standing gap site on Edinburgh’s Market Street , situated directly opposite Waverley Station, is to be filled by a 98 bedroom hotel designed by JM Architects. The seven storey...
4 Dec 2014 - No comments
A crowdfunding initiative in support of the conservation of a medieval kirk and graveyard at Kirkmichael on the Black Isle , is seeking to raise £50k by 17 December, with £3,310 having been...
4 Dec 2014 - No comments
The conservation village of Biggar is adjusting to the newest addition to its built fabric after South Lanarkshire Council unwrapped the new Lamington Primary. Built as a replacement to the...
4 Dec 2014 - No comments
The University of the Highlands and Islands and Highlands and Islands Enterprise have commenced work on a 4,800sq/m joint Enterprise and Research Hub, part of the Inverness Campus . Housing...
4 Dec 2014 - No comments
A £4.5m Premier Inn hotel has opened its doors on Mill Street, Perth, following conversion of the former Pullar’s dyeworks factory. Developed by Deansway/Muir Group and designed by Archial...
3 Dec 2014 - No comments
Controversial plans to erect a block of flats at Glasgow Harbour , the final phase of the riverfront development, are facing a growing backlash as politicians, residents and local’s rail against...
3 Dec 2014 - No comments
Work to deliver 719 new homes in the Pennywell and Muirhouse area of Edinburgh has been marked as developer Urban Union pushes ahead with delivery of 356 properties for social and mid-market rent...
2 Dec 2014 - No comments
A bid to extend Linlithgow’s Xcite Leisure Centre has been approved by West Lothian Council, clearing the way for work to begin on a 500sq/m gym and 200sq/m multi-purpose studio space early in...
2 Dec 2014 - No comments
The RIAS has begun a fundraising drive to help deliver a series of events, commissions and exhibitions to be held during its 2016 Festival of Architecture by tapping every architecture practice...
1 Dec 2014 - No comments
Historic Scotland is to go ahead with the construction of a conservation centre in Stirling after securing a £3.8m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The cash means that the £8.9m...
1 Dec 2014 - No comments
Page\Park’s redevelopment of St Cecilia’s Hall on behalf of the University of Edinburgh is to get underway this spring following the award of planning and listed building consent....
1 Dec 2014 - No comments
Keppie has been appointed as design and landscape architect for a £19.3m headquarters for West Dunbartonshire Council following a four-way pitch. Delivered on behalf of hub West Scotland...
1 Dec 2014 - No comments
The University of Aberdeen has announced its intent to build a £100m energy centre at St Machar Roundabout, close to the Sir Duncan Rice Library, providing a flexible building to host events,...

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