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31 Mar 2014 - No comments
A survey of construction firms has found the sector to be at its most confident since the onset of recession in 2008, according to the Scottish Building Federation. The umbrella group’s...
31 Mar 2014 - No comments
Scottish Canals have announced the location of five new Scenic Routes projects on sites near Devil’s Elbow, Glen Shee and on the Lecht Road near Cock Bridge in the Cairngorms National Park and...
28 Mar 2014 - No comments
Work to build a new medical practice in Yoker is to move on site following the appointment of Keppie by Medical Centres Scotland to design a modest brick and concrete surgery. Situated on the...
28 Mar 2014 - No comments
Promoters of a new British sci-fi film imagining a near future Britain engaged in a cold war with China have released concept art of the changes this may bring to the country, notably Edinburgh....
28 Mar 2014 - No comments
Grassmarket Community Project , a centre for Edinburgh's dispossessed, has been named sole winner in the Scottish Civic Trust’s My Place Awards - after being nominated by the Architectural...
27 Mar 2014 - No comments
Elder & Cannon have unveiled the first phase of a new industrial estate in Clydebank on behalf of Clydebank Rebuilt, incorporating a range of air tight and highly insulated workshop units....
27 Mar 2014 - No comments
The Light Cinemas has been named as anchor tenant of a planned 65,000sq/ft leisure complex at Dundee’s Wellgate Centre by Orchard Street, commercial property investment manager for city centre...
27 Mar 2014 - No comments
The spring edition of Urban Realm is now available offering our usual array of news, reviews and insights to subscribers . 2014 promises to be a momentous year for Scotland on the back of a...
27 Mar 2014 - No comments
Aberdeen City Council have launched a public consultation on plans for a mixed-use urban expansion of Aberdeen on 166ha of greenfield land to the west of the city, accommodating 3,000 homes and...
26 Mar 2014 - No comments
Dundee’s V&A project has taken a step toward realisation after it was awarded £5m of National Lottery money by Creative Scotland to support delivery of a £45m international centre of design,...
26 Mar 2014 - No comments
Plans to form an innovation centre to better connect the construction industry with academia are to go-ahead after the Scottish Funding Council agreed to stump up £7.5m of initial funding....
25 Mar 2014 - No comments
Restaurateur James Rusk has begun work on the transformation of Glasgow’s A-listed Hutchesons’ Hall into a £1.3m high-end dining experience. Empty since 2008, following extensive storm...
25 Mar 2014 - No comments
Four projects have been named by the Heritage Lottery Fund as beneficiaries of their latest round of investment designed to preserve the eclectic histories embodied by each of the creative and...
25 Mar 2014 - No comments
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland and the Royal Institute of British Architects have shortlisted 27 schemes to be considered for an award in their 2014 events programme, having...
25 Mar 2014 - No comments
Chris Stewart Group, developer behind the £46m regeneration of Advocate’s Close, has announced that investment firm Proprium has struck a deal to purchase an A-listed Georgian terrace at...
24 Mar 2014 - No comments
Elder & Cannon have completed work on a development of 49 apartments on a prominent gap site on Glasgow’s Great Western Road within the Woodlands Conservation Area. The West End scheme...
24 Mar 2014 - No comments
Cube Housing Association has submitted plans to build 52 flats at Kelvindale Place, Glasgow , incorporating a mixture of homes for social rent and supported accommodation. Designed by Mast...
21 Mar 2014 - No comments
Michael Laird Architects have submitted a revised planning application for a 4,000sq/m office development at Fountainbridge , Edinburgh on behalf of Scottish Widows. The scheme will entail...
20 Mar 2014 - No comments
Marine Scotland, the public body responsible for managing offshore areas, has granted consent to the £3bn Beatrice offshore Wind farm, a joint venture between SSE Renewables and Repsol. The...
20 Mar 2014 - No comments
Professor Alan Dunlop is to present his latest work to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) spring conference in the University of Girona, Spain, on 29 April. Conducted under the theme...
20 Mar 2014 - No comments
Aberdeen will be amongst the first in line for a new wave of Moxy Hotels to be opened throughout Europe after Marriott selected the city for a 200-bed venture. Located within the ABZ Business...
19 Mar 2014 - No comments
LDA Design has announced the appointment of Rob Aspland, Charles Crawford, Ashley Dunseath and Mike Foster, taking the existing partnership to 11 members. The quartet will each bring a...
19 Mar 2014 - No comments
The Scottish Government has given its backing to NHS Lothian’s Outline Business Case for the £48m first phase redevelopment of its Royal Edinburgh Hospital Campus , clearing the way for ground...
18 Mar 2014 - No comments
Outline plans to replace a Shell petrol station with a 100 bed hotel at East Marketgait, Dundee, have met with the approval of planners, paving the way for detailed designs to be drawn up....
18 Mar 2014 - No comments
Organisers of this year’s Saltire Society Housing Awards have issued a call for entries for researchers, clients, architects, housing associations, developers and others to niminate their work....
17 Mar 2014 - No comments
Clydeport has submitted indicative plans to build a 200 bedroom hotel at Yorkhill Quay at the former berth of the Glenlee Tall Ship. The plans follow an earlier submission to build a whisky...
17 Mar 2014 - No comments
Raw Architecture Workshop  have unveiled a bespoke Highland home that has been designed to work with the surrounding landscape whilst offering its occupants a direct line of sight to both the...
14 Mar 2014 - No comments
The latest batch of construction figures published by the ONS paint a picture of an industry in rude health with a rise of 1.8 per cent in January versus the month prior and coincides with a 1.5...
14 Mar 2014 - No comments
Collective Architecture have unveiled a £4.2m specialist care home on Tollcross Road, Glasgow, offering support to people recovering from alcohol related brain damage (ARBD) alongside family...
14 Mar 2014 - No comments
Burgeoning demand for office space in the Granite City could see total take-up approach the 1m sq/ft mark this year, according to a report published by Knight Frank. Their Aberdeen Office...
13 Mar 2014 - No comments
A sod-cutting ceremony has taken place at the site of Lairdsland Primary School in Kirkintilloch as East Dunbartonshire Council and Hub West Scotland commence delivery of the £7.7m build,...
13 Mar 2014 - No comments
Knight Property Group has begun the demolition of the rear auditorium of The Capitol on Aberdeen’s Union Street, clearing the way for a £30m redevelopment of the building – the largest...
13 Mar 2014 - No comments
Ogilvie Construction has begun work on an £11m student accommodation block in Edinburgh’s Fountainbridge district on behalf of The Student Housing Company as part of an ongoing master plan for...
13 Mar 2014 - No comments
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has moved to support an initiative by its sister organisation, The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), to condemn the construction...
12 Mar 2014 - No comments
Proponents of a sculptural landmark at Gretna are to showcase a scale model of the design within the Scottish Parliament next week in a bid to drum up political support for the venture ahead of an...
12 Mar 2014 - No comments
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland have weighed into the debate surrounding the future of Perth City Hall by arguing strongly against its demolition, describing the B-listed building...
11 Mar 2014 - No comments
Nord Architecture has won planning permission for what will be Scotland’s ninth Maggie’s Centre at Forth valley Royal Hospital, Larbert. Inspired by wrought iron Victorian pavilions the...
11 Mar 2014 - No comments
Robertson Property has submitted plans for a speculative office development on the outskirts of Aberdeen, their third such scheme in a year. Located on Altens Industrial Estate the £15m...
11 Mar 2014 - No comments
The EDI Group has concluded a public consultation exhibition outlining their plans to redevelop a prominent gap site at 4-8 Market Street, Edinburgh, to form a 103 room hotel . Indicative...
11 Mar 2014 - No comments
The Civic Trust has named Notre Dame Primary School , Dowanhill, as the best project in Scotland at the Civic Trust Awards 2014 in a special category supported by the City of Edinburgh Council and...
10 Mar 2014 - No comments
NHS Highland has commenced demolition work at the site of a planned new mental health hospital in Lochgilphead, Argyll. Designed by macmon the scheme will see various outbuildings at the site...
10 Mar 2014 - No comments
A new-build home on the Isle of Tiree has been unveiled by Denizen Works on an exposed grassland site overlooking Duin Bay. House No.7 occupies the site of a ruined B-listed black-house,...
7 Mar 2014 - No comments
Dundee City Council has approved plans by Unicorn Property Group to convert a portion of the A-listed Lower Dens Works into a 133 bedroom hotel in a bid to arrest the continued decline of the at...
7 Mar 2014 - No comments
In a sign of growing confidence in the economy outside London a group of eight design industry firms have grouped together to stage a month long Design Pop Up in Glasgow’s Italian Centre ....
7 Mar 2014 - No comments
Delivery of the first whisky distillery ever to be built on the Isle of Harris has begun in Tarbert with contractors moving on site to build the £10m home of The Hearach; a new single malt named...
6 Mar 2014 - No comments
A new visitor centre built to tell the story of the Battle of Bannockburn has been opened to the public for the first time by the National trust for Scotland and Historic Scotland, ahead of the...
6 Mar 2014 - No comments
Plans to build a new community hub on the Isle of Skye have received a major boost after the Big Lottery Fund agreed to stump up £1.2m to help finance the build, including a 200k grant to help the...
6 Mar 2014 - No comments
Integrated Healthcare Solutions Lothian, a design team comprising Brookfield Multiplex and HLMAD, have been named as preferred bidder to design, build and maintain a new Royal Hospital for Sick...
5 Mar 2014 - No comments
A design team comprising Reiach & Hall architects, Interserve and Kajima Partnerships have been awarded the contract to build a new laboratory at Heriot-Watt Research Park, Edinburgh, by the...
5 Mar 2014 - No comments
The Scottish Government has confirmed that a merger of Historic Scotland with the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) is to go ahead. Both heritage...
5 Mar 2014 - No comments
Technip Subsea, an oil exploration firm, has unveiled their new £15m headquarters building in the Westhill area of Aberdeen. Designed by TCD Architects and delivered by Robertson...
4 Mar 2014 - No comments
Work to give Glasgow’s east end a pre-Commonwealth Games makeover has got underway with a £6.3m makeover for the area; including remodelled shop fronts, new public realm and investment in the...
4 Mar 2014 - No comments
GRAS Studio has created a mobile maker library in Edinburgh, part of the Maker Library Network, by converting a disused caravan to house a library, exhibition room and workshop. Commissioned...
3 Mar 2014 - No comments
The first inmates to be sent to HMP Grampian are bedding down for the night after being decamped from surrounding prisons by the Scottish Prison Service. Designed by Holmes Miller and Skanska...
3 Mar 2014 - No comments
Arc Architects have secured first prize in a Rural Housing Scotland competition to design an affordable island home , seeing off competition from over 50 entrants to secure first place. The...
2 Mar 2014 - No comments
Glasgow School of Art has officially unveiled the first phase of its campus master plan, the £50m Reid Building opposite the Mackintosh building. Commissioned to provide a more focussed...

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