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28 Feb 2014 - No comments
NHS Tayside has begun work on the delivery of a child and adolescent mental health unit within the grounds of Dudhope House, Dundee. Built by BAM Construction and designed by Gauldie Wright &...
28 Feb 2014 - No comments
Upstart architecture studio Stallan-Brand have augmented their web offer with a new ‘fringe’ website intended to act as a repository for ‘discarded’ ideas which failed to make it off the...
27 Feb 2014 - No comments
Kier Group has reported a 90 per cent hike in profits for the six months to 31 December after its revenues were boosted by the acquisition of construction services firm May Gurney and a...
27 Feb 2014 - No comments
Aberdeen City Council has appointed housing specialists Lovell to deliver a £6.8m high-rise improvement programme in the Cairncry area of the city following a competitive tender. This will...
27 Feb 2014 - No comments
Glasgow City Council has announced it is to stage an exhibition of its work so far in the preparation of a master plan for the city’s ‘North Quarter’ – an area centred on Port Dundas,...
26 Feb 2014 - No comments
Scottish Borders Council have reiterated their long-term commitment to re-establishing a rail link between the region and Carlisle for the first time since the line was severed in 1969. Work...
26 Feb 2014 - No comments
The National Library of Scotland has appointed Graham Construction to undertake a £10m reclad and redevelopment of its Causewayside Building The 19,000sq/m building, delivered in two phases...
25 Feb 2014 - No comments
EDI Group has submitted a proposal of application notice for the development of a long-standing gap site on Edinburgh’s Market Street, straddling the Old and New Towns. JM Architects have...
25 Feb 2014 - No comments
Network Rail has published updated visualisations of a planned £120m redevelopment of Glasgow’s Queen Street Station , ahead of the projects official launch in George Square later today....
25 Feb 2014 - No comments
Balfour Beatty has been named by NHS Ayrshire & Arran as the preferred bidder to deliver a £47m mental health and community unit within Ayrshire Central Hospital. This clears the way for IBI...
24 Feb 2014 - No comments
Two Glasgow bath clubs have had their listings upgraded from B to A-list by Historic Scotland in recognition of their national importance. Arlington Baths Club and Western Baths Club were both...
24 Feb 2014 - No comments
An A-listed tenement block in New Lanark, currently languishing on the Buildings at Risk Register, is to be turned into new housing and a museum after securing £1.6m of Heritage Lottery money....
21 Feb 2014 - No comments
Construction of Dundee’s new V&A museum hasn’t even have begun yet but that isn’t hampering a select band of video gamers from experiencing the showpiece attraction before a single brick has...
20 Feb 2014 - No comments
The University of Strathclyde is in the midst of delivering an £4.2m refurbishment and extension of its John Anderson Building to provide improved facilities for its Department of Physics....
20 Feb 2014 - No comments
An Aberdeen office block is to be refurbished and extended to provide 48,500sq/ft of accommodation after the plans were given the all clear by planners. Langlands House on Huntly Street will...
20 Feb 2014 - No comments
The world’s oldest linoleum factory, an A-listed edifice in Kirkcaldy, is to be demolished after its owner Scottish Enterprise failed to find a buyer after over two decades on the market. As...
19 Feb 2014 - No comments
Unicorn Property Group has announced it is to press ahead with a £3m conversion of a B-listed transit shed on Dundee’s waterfront this spring, transforming it into new office accommodation....
19 Feb 2014 - No comments
Young architects will be given the opportunity to develop ideas for a fresh batch of Scotland’s most arresting beauty spots after the Scottish Government committed a further £500k to its Scenic...
18 Feb 2014 - No comments
Student housing provider UNITE has announced its acquisition of a 1.8 acre development site on St Leonard’s Street, Edinburgh, upon which it has earmarked a £38m residential development....
18 Feb 2014 - No comments
Work to transform Paisley’s former Arnotts department store into 31 flats for shared equity or rent has begun in earnest with main contractor Westpoint Homes moving on site. Led by...
18 Feb 2014 - No comments
A fresh bid to demolish the B-listed Perth City Hall has been mounted today by Perth & Kinross Council just months after it threw out community-led plans to turn the property into an indoor market...
17 Feb 2014 - No comments
Work to demolish Edinburgh’s B-listed former Scottish Provident building is to commence immediately following its acquisition by Standard Life Investments. The financial giant has entered...
17 Feb 2014 - No comments
Keppie Design has won an international design competition to prepare a city centre master plan for New Cairo, a satellite community of the Egyptian capital. The ‘New OUIA Horizon Project’...
17 Feb 2014 - No comments
Plans to erect a £3.5m pedestrian footbridge in the Seabraes area of Dundee are set to win the go-ahead when they are discussed by councillors next Monday. Morgan Sindall is being recommended...
14 Feb 2014 - No comments
Collective Architecture have submitted plans to develop the former Kingarth House , introducing 56 new homes on behalf of Loretto Housing Association. Located in the Lambhill area of North...
14 Feb 2014 - No comments
Graven Images have unveiled the latest parlour of Edinburgh based barber chain Ruffians in London’s Covent Garden. The interior design specialists stripped the property back to its brick...
14 Feb 2014 - No comments
BAM Construction has been confirmed as main contractor for a £6.8m museum and art gallery in Dunfermline by hub East Central Scotland. The first dedicated museum in the town it will narrate the...
14 Feb 2014 - No comments
A student housing boom in Partick is showing no sign of abating following submission of plans by Glasgow Harbour to build a 500 room scheme with ground floor retail on vacant ground at Beith...
14 Feb 2014 - No comments
Premier In n has announced plans to build a second ‘Hub’ branded hotel in Edinburgh after selecting a plot on Rose Street to house a 157 room establishment. Scheduled to open by late 2015...
13 Feb 2014 - No comments
Malcolm Fraser, architect of the Scottish Poetry Library, has called on Creative Scotland to think carefully before agreeing to fund its ‘despoilment’ - following submission of a planning...
13 Feb 2014 - No comments
Keppie has announced that it has appointed Gordon Hood and Adrian Boot as directors of the firm in an effort to target higher and further education work - bringing the practices total number of new...
13 Feb 2014 - No comments
Gleneagles hotel has completed a £5m refurbishment of its leisure club undertaken by Graham Construction and Sedley Place Architects ahead of this year’s Ryder Cup. This work saw the...
13 Feb 2014 - No comments
Alan Dunlop Architect has submitted a planning application for a new school, respite home and residential space on behalf of children’s charity East Park at Maryhill Road, Glasgow. The...
12 Feb 2014 - No comments
A French visual artist has unveiled a high concept design for a new Highland home, perched several stories up on a pair of stilts. The Roost House might have seemed ideal for flood afflicted...
12 Feb 2014 - No comments
Collective Architecture’s Michael Dougall, studio tutor in the department of architecture at the University of Strathclyde, has been named incoming president of the Glasgow Institute of...
11 Feb 2014 - No comments
NHS Lanarkshire has begun construction of three new community health centres located in East Kilbride, Wishaw and Kilsyth. Designed by Reiach & Hall on behalf of Graham Construction the...
11 Feb 2014 - No comments
BAE Systems has opened the first of two public consultations into its proposals for future investment into its existing Govan and Scotstoun ship yards. Taking place at the GTG training and...
10 Feb 2014 - No comments
Oil and gas services firm Tetra Technologies has announced it has taken a 20,000sq/ft pre-let at Aberdeen Gateway Business Park for its new HQ. Built by Muir Group the office and industrial...
10 Feb 2014 - No comments
Work to demolish the second of two tower blocks at Kingsway Court, Scotstoun, is proceeding apace to make way for a Cooper Cromar designed housing scheme . Work on the £10.8m scheme for...
10 Feb 2014 - No comments
Plans to build a rooftop extension at the British Golf Museum , St Andrews, have been given the nod by Fife Council. Situated on the Bruce Embankment it would enjoy expansive views across...
7 Feb 2014 - No comments
Work to build the concrete base of the Queensferry Crossing's south tower is proceeding apace with completion of what is claimed to be the largest continuous underwater concrete pour conducted...
7 Feb 2014 - No comments
Work to refurbish a trio of tower blocks in Aberdeen has been completed, improving the thermal performance of 156 homes as part of a programme of capital works undertaken by Aberdeen City Council....
7 Feb 2014 - No comments
A £60m scheme to deliver 701 student apartments at Beith Street, Glasgow , has won the backing of planners, clearing the way for construction to start on the build. Prepared by Falconer...
7 Feb 2014 - No comments
Nominations have opened for this year’s iteration of the Architecture Scotland Annual, Urban Realm’s yearly compendium of the best new buildings to be built in Scotland. Entries are...
6 Feb 2014 - No comments
Plans to erect a new housing development at Collingham Bay have been given the nod by Scottish Borders Council, paving the way for construction to proceed at the popular beauty spot later this...
6 Feb 2014 - No comments
Mountgrange and M&G Real Estate have marked the ‘one year to go’ milestone at their £60m speculative office build on Glasgow’s West Regent Street with completion of the substructure and...
6 Feb 2014 - No comments
United Business Media, publisher of trade magazine Building Design, has announced its decision to cease publication of its print edition within weeks in order to focus solely on online output –...
5 Feb 2014 - No comments
Morgan Sindall has begun affixing the external envelope of a £24m speculative office block in Dalmarnock, Glasgow, as part of efforts to have the project externally complete in time for this...
5 Feb 2014 - No comments
The judging panel for the Scottish Design Awards 2014 has been confirmed with Tony Skipper of John McAslan + Partners joining Will Alsop, Chris Wilkinson, Moxon's Ben Addy and Urban Realm editor...
5 Feb 2014 - No comments
An exhibition outlining proposals for the rejuvenation of Banchory’s Scott Skinner Square has concluded, during which contemporary plans for updating the public space were shown off. Drawn...
4 Feb 2014 - No comments
Malmaison has announced that it is to make its Dundee debut on 10 February when the hotel chain throws open the doors of its latest venture. Situated within the B listed Mather’s and Tay...
4 Feb 2014 - No comments
Edinburgh City Council is to press ahead with a redevelopment of Portobello High School this September following months of wrangling over the contentious use of common good land at Portobello Park...
4 Feb 2014 - No comments
Clyde Gateway have begun marketing their latest office development, a 20,000sq/ft building sandwiched between their recently completed Olympia and Eastgate projects. Designed by JM...
4 Feb 2014 - No comments
Planning permission for the first phase of NHS Lothian’s ten year Royal Edinburgh campus master plan is being sought, including delivery of a 185 bed mental health and brain injury unit....
3 Feb 2014 - No comments
Travelodge has announced it is to go-ahead with a £12m hotel on Glasgow’s Queen Street as part of a UK wide expansion drive which will see 15 new hotels open this year. This forms part of a...
3 Feb 2014 - No comments
A new healthcare teaching facility at the Elgin campus of Moray College has opened its doors following completion by JM Architects. The Alexander Graham Bell Centre incorporates a life science...
3 Feb 2014 - No comments
Plans to build a £25m sport and leisure hub in Perth have been unveiled by Live Active Leisure, which would see the existing Dewars Centre rebuilt to accommodate a swimming pool, fitness suite,...

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