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31 Jul 2014 - No comments
Adelphi Distillery has commenced production of its own single malt whisky brand at its new Ardnamurchan plant in Argyll , after being officially opened by HRH The Princess Royal. Designed by...
31 Jul 2014 - No comments
Scotland needs as many as eight new towns to be built to tackle a nationwide housing shortage, according to the Scottish Housing Commission. The body, led by the Royal Institution of Chartered...
31 Jul 2014 - No comments
A £350k footbridge in Falkirk has opened to the public as a replacement for the historic swing bridge crossing which previously spanned the site – a lonely finial of which has been retained to...
31 Jul 2014 - No comments
The University of Glasgow has drawn up tentative plans for the development of a £16m Imaging Centre for Excellence (ICE) within the new South Glasgow Hospitals campus, one of a number of...
30 Jul 2014 - No comments
Georgian streetscape along Ayr’s New Bridge Street has been restored to its former glory by ARPL Architects as part of the Ayr Renaissance regeneration drive. Known locally as the ‘ pink...
30 Jul 2014 - No comments
Work to deliver a teaching and learning facility at the new Southern General Hospital campus has reached a key milestone with a topping out ceremony held at the site. Designed by BMJ...
29 Jul 2014 - No comments
Work to deliver a new £48.5m school campus in Wick has got underway as the Highland Council presses ahead with a merger of Wick High School, Pulteneytown Academy Primary and South Primary within a...
28 Jul 2014 - No comments
Sir Richard MacCormac, founder of MacCormac Jamieson and Prichard Architects, has passed away following a long illness at the age of 75. A past RIBA president MacCormac was well regarded for...
28 Jul 2014 - No comments
Page/Park architects have unveiled their completed renovation work at 50 George Square for the University of Edinburgh, part of a listed campus which is regarded as a key example of Scottish...
28 Jul 2014 - No comments
Work to deliver a new education and community campus in Dalbeattie is progressing with architects Holmes Miller drafting outline plans for the scheme on behalf of Dumfries and Galloway Council....
25 Jul 2014 - No comments
A prominent eyesore on Edinburgh’s Leith Walk has been demolished in order to clear the way for new housing and student flats. Ziggurat Student Living will deliver 260 student rooms on the...
25 Jul 2014 - No comments
A fresh master plan outlining the future evolution of the Silverburn shopping centre on the south side of Glasgow has been prepared by Retail Property Holdings. It illustrates how the mall...
24 Jul 2014 - No comments
The opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games has shone a spotlight on recent regeneration efforts to be undertaken in the city of Glasgow in the six years since it was named as host city....
24 Jul 2014 - No comments
Marriott has submitted plans for a £15m Moxy branded hotel within the environs of Aberdeen Airport, Dyce, part of the ABZ business park. The six-storey scheme, designed by ICA Architects,...
23 Jul 2014 - No comments
St Andrew’s University has submitted plans for a £25m renewable energy centre housed within the former Curtis Fine Papers mill, Guardbridge, in a bid to lower its energy bills. Designed...
23 Jul 2014 - No comments
Dandara have dusted off two stalled schemes in Glasgow with the submission of proposal of application notices for a residential led build at Glasgow Harbour and a mixed us scheme at Cheapside...
23 Jul 2014 - No comments
The Glasgow School of Art has welcomed a £5m donation from the UK government to enable it to progress plans for a £20m graduate and research centre at its Garnethill campus – just weeks after...
23 Jul 2014 - No comments
A matchmaking scheme has been launched by the RIAS offering to pair architects with members of the public seeking their services in return for a £25 donation to the Architects Benevolent Society....
22 Jul 2014 - No comments
The ongoing regeneration of Muirhouse, Edinburgh, is continuing apace with the submission of plans for a £12m health centre by the North West Edinburgh partnership Centre. Incorporating a...
22 Jul 2014 - No comments
An award winning final year architecture students master plan for Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, at Robert Gordon University is to be exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy’s New Contemporaries...
21 Jul 2014 - No comments
Angus councillors are pressing ahead with a schools modernisation programme after sanctioning a £10.6m capital investment to rebuild the existing Warddykes and Timmergreens primaries....
21 Jul 2014 - No comments
Do Architecture has submitted plans for the erection of 46 flats on Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, as part of the ongoing regeneration of the Shawbridge estate . Conceived as part of a wider...
18 Jul 2014 - No comments
Glasgow’s historic South Rotunda, one end of a former pedestrian foot tunnel beneath the River Clyde, has been transformed into a temporary theatre space ahead of its handover to Malin Marine...
18 Jul 2014 - No comments
An exploration of inner town living in Peterhead and a civic theatre in Dalmarnock are amongst a raft of winners in a student architecture awards scheme, organised jointly by Architecture + Design...
17 Jul 2014 - No comments
Edinburgh based cancer charity It’s Good 2 Give is pressing ahead with proposals for a rural retreat at Loch Venachar, after securing planning permission from Loch L:omond and Trossachs National...
17 Jul 2014 - No comments
A £4.8m footbridge spanning the River Clyde is being readied for opening this weekend in a bid to improve connectivity between Shawfield and Dalmarnock ahead of the Commonwealth Games....
16 Jul 2014 - No comments
A pop up store built entirely from disused shipping containers has emerged in Glasgow’s Merchant City to slake the thirst of Commonwealth Games visitors. Incorporating an area of outside...
16 Jul 2014 - No comments
Work is now underway on two separate education projects in the Highland town of Wick as part of the Scottish Government’s Schools for the future programme. This will see the existing Wick...
15 Jul 2014 - No comments
A master plan envisaging a bright new future for Edinburgh’s Fountainbridge district has been submitted for planning approval by the EDI Group, the City of Edinburgh’s arms-length development...
15 Jul 2014 - No comments
Plans to build an urban sports sculpture park beneath an elevated section of the M74 through Glasgow city centre are to be unveiled at the Lighthouse this Friday. GUSM74, a fusion of art,...
14 Jul 2014 - No comments
The UK government has shortlisted 8 locations for the country’s first spaceport, a facility for handling commercial satellite launches and tourism runs organised by the likes of Virgin Galactic....
14 Jul 2014 - No comments
The Glasgow Institute of Architects has launched an architectural design competition for Springburn Winter Gardens, inviting ideas to transform the ruined Victorian glasshouse into a public...
14 Jul 2014 - No comments
Work to build a speculative office block on the site of a former caravan park at Altens, Aberdeen, is set to get underway before the year is out. Project halo, designed by Mosaic...
11 Jul 2014 - No comments
The BBC has ramped up its production capabilities ahead of the Commonwealth Games with the completion of a temporary outdoor broadcast suite adjacent to its Glasgow base at Pacific Quay. A...
11 Jul 2014 - No comments
Robertson has begun construction of a JM Architects designed £26.5m community campus in Brechin, providing the town with a new high school and shared leisure facilities . Incorporating its...
11 Jul 2014 - No comments
It may just be the summer sun but there is a noticeable confidence in the air as recession recedes from view, but what sort of economic, political and professional landscape has the turmoil left...
10 Jul 2014 - No comments
A £2.9m project to extend a Dundee jute museum , housed within the former Verdant Works, is underway with contractors stripping wooden flooring from the A-listed High Mill to open up a new...
10 Jul 2014 - No comments
Glasgow is entering the final furlong in its preparations to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games with the unveiling of a sculpture of the Loch Ness Monster amidst a temporary tent city which has...
9 Jul 2014 - No comments
James Welsh, formerly of Aberdeenshire Council’s planning and building standards service, has been appointed as development manager for Aberdeen’s Energetica programme - a 25-year vision for a...
9 Jul 2014 - No comments
Speirs + Major has completed work on a custom lighting scheme for Exmouth House, Clerkenwell, a former factory which has been transformed into studio and office space. Designed in partnership...
8 Jul 2014 - No comments
Lovell are to move on site with a £3.7m development of 183 homes for Places for People at Wester Hailes, Edinburgh, following the approval of grant funding by City of Edinburgh Council and the...
8 Jul 2014 - No comments
Two winning designs have been chosen by Scottish Canals in a £500k competition which originally asked for four new architectural interventions at Cairngorms National Park and the Caledonian Canal...
8 Jul 2014 - No comments
South Ayrshire Council has moved a step closer to delivering a new Girvan and South Carrick leisure and community facility after committing £4m to the project – after a revised business plan...
7 Jul 2014 - No comments
Graven Images have unveiled an industrial aesthetic craft brewery in Glasgow’s east end, following conversion of a redundant 1960’s warehouse. Drygate Brewing Co consists of a restaurant,...
7 Jul 2014 - No comments
Glasgow’s House for an Art Lover, built to the original drawings of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, has officially opened a new studio pavilion and Art Park centre within a refurbished stables and...
7 Jul 2014 - No comments
Global architecture practice Aedas has announced that it has split its operations in two in order to grow the businesses in separate directions, whilst maintaining existing collaborations....
4 Jul 2014 - No comments
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde have revealed that they intend to begin construction of Maryhill Health Centre this autumn, following a delay in reaching financial close. The Archial NORR...
4 Jul 2014 - No comments
The Scottish Provident building, a B-listed modernist landmark in Edinburgh, has been flattened to make way for a speculative £75m office, retail and residential development. Malcolm Fraser,...
4 Jul 2014 - No comments
Winners of the 2014 Saltire Housing Design Awards have been named with John Gilbert Architects picking up the Innovation in Housing award for a study highlighting the changes needed to reduce...
4 Jul 2014 - No comments
Craigmillar Eco Housing Co-operative has submitted plans for the construction of ten Passivhaus homes at Greendykes Road, Edinburgh. Designed by John Gilbert Architects to consume 90 per cent...
3 Jul 2014 - No comments
Planners have given the go-ahead to a £10m distillery at Queens Dock, Glasgow , within a historic pump house close to the SSE Hydro. Housing a whisky museum, shop, café, bar and visitor...
3 Jul 2014 - No comments
Prime Minister David Cameron has resurrected a proposed rail link to Glasgow Airport after announcing an infrastructure investment package worth £500m. The 20-year City Deal will see the city...
3 Jul 2014 - No comments
A £41.1m grammar school and halls of residence have been officially unveiled in Kirkwall, Orkney. Kirkwall Grammar has a capacity of 900 pupils and was built by Morrison Construction to...
3 Jul 2014 - No comments
West Dunbartonshire Council are to decant from their present headquarters at Garshake, in order to consolidate their presence within Dumbarton’s A-listed Burgh Hall. A design team is...
2 Jul 2014 - No comments
The University of Edinburgh is progressing a £32m Innovation Centre and Campus Hub at its Easter Bush Campus. The new building will provide laboratory and office space for tenant companies...
2 Jul 2014 - No comments
Fife Council and Willie Miller Urban Design have published their final report in an 18 month regeneration study for the Fife town of Leven. A series of concept designs for the £8m project...
1 Jul 2014 - No comments
Scottish Borders Council have submitted plans for a £21.8m Kelso High School following a deal with land owners at Lothian Estates for the use of ground at Nethershot, Angraflat Road....
1 Jul 2014 - No comments
Moorfield Group, owners of Edinburgh’s Quartermile development, is to begin construction of two new speculative office blocks this month after agreeing a funding deal with M&G Real Estate....
1 Jul 2014 - No comments
Ewan Cameron Architects are celebrating their fifth anniversary with a look at 10 projects that have either started on site or are scheduled to do so over the next 12 months. The projects...

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