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29 Aug 2014 - No comments
Newly relaunched Taylor Architecture Practice (T-A-P) has completed the conversion of a historic corn mill in Barrowford, Lancashire, to serve as the headquarters for Ai Process Systems. ...
29 Aug 2014 - No comments
Penicuik House, one of the finest Palladian style buildings in Scotland, has been rescued from ruin following completion of extensive stabilisation works by conservation specialists Simpson &...
28 Aug 2014 - No comments
Strathclyde University have completed a revamp of the James Weir Building which has seen the addition of a bling new escape stairwell to tart up the buildings appearance from the fast changing...
28 Aug 2014 - No comments
ICA architects have submitted plans for 607 student bedrooms on behalf of Lormor and Land Synergy at Kelvinhaugh Street, Yorkhill, as part of a wider accommodation boom to serve the University of...
28 Aug 2014 - No comments
Moxon Architects have secured coveted planning permission for a new home in the Aboyne conservation area of Deeside, Aberdeenshire, on behalf of an ecological scientist. Designed to minimise...
27 Aug 2014 - No comments
A group of over 130 Scottish business leaders have signed, in a personal capacity, a public letter in today’s Scotsman outlining their case against independence. The group, which includes...
27 Aug 2014 - No comments
Graham Mitchell Architects have unveiled a walled garden house situated within a former orchard in the Lower Deeside Valley, Aberdeen. Defined by a curving stone wall the site now plays host...
27 Aug 2014 - No comments
Argyll & Bute Council has given the all clear to construction of a £1.5m visitor centre on Oban’s north pier, clearing the way for an autumn start on the build. Designed by Oberlanders...
27 Aug 2014 - No comments
A new steak and gin restaurant has opened within the atmospheric catacombs beneath Glasgow Central Station whose brick vaults have been transformed by Jesticho + Whiles on behalf of Glendola...
26 Aug 2014 - No comments
Inverness College UHI has conducted a topping out ceremony for the first new building to emerge at the under construction Inverness Campus, designed by BDP. Distinguished by a series of...
26 Aug 2014 - No comments
Glasgow City Council has commenced demolition of the unlisted Springbank Public School, Woodside, clearing the way for a new children’s residential care unit. A playground serving the...
22 Aug 2014 - No comments
Dawn Developments and Mosaic Architecture + Design have prepared a master plan in principle for the residential development of Scottish Power’s Cathcart headquarters , ahead of the company’s...
22 Aug 2014 - No comments
Mace and Mercer Real Estate have outlined their thinking behind a £100m development in Glasgow’s Merchant City , vowing to deliver a mix of uses and public realm enhancements to the prominent...
22 Aug 2014 - No comments
Ogilvie are completing work on a £6m student housing development at Potterrow, Edinburgh, built on behalf of the University of Edinburgh. Designed by LDN Architects the scheme consists of a...
21 Aug 2014 - No comments
Barr Construction have moved on-site of a long-planned Waitrose store in Milngavie on behalf of Town Centre Securities, delivering the retailers seventh Scottish outlet. Designed by the...
21 Aug 2014 - No comments
ARM Architects have submitted plans for 48 homes in Arden, Glasgow , on behalf of Glen Oaks Housing Association, incorporating a range of flats and town houses in a mixture of terraced and...
21 Aug 2014 - No comments
Glasgow School of Art has chosen Tontine East in the city centre to serve as a temporary art school during rebuilding work at the fire damaged Mackintosh building – a painstaking process that...
20 Aug 2014 - No comments
Work to deliver 125 new homes at Maryhill Locks , Glasgow, is continuing apace with the unveil of a £16m second phase of a long term master plan for the area by Maryhill Housing Association....
20 Aug 2014 - No comments
455 pupils are beginning the new academic year at the £15.9m St James’ Primary, Paisley, a replacement for the existing property which will now be demolished. Designed in-house by...
19 Aug 2014 - No comments
A regeneration project in the Renfrewshire town of Linwood has completed with the handover of a giant town centre Tesco store by Barr Construction on the site of a failed 1960s shopping centre....
19 Aug 2014 - No comments
David Narro Associates (DNA) has announced a migration of its business to an employee owned model, joining a growing roster of construction companies to make the leap. Established by David...
19 Aug 2014 - No comments
A new campaign group encompassing pro-independence Scottish architects is to be formally launched on Calton Hill, Edinburgh, at 1pm on Thursday after fifty architects signed up to a declaration for...
18 Aug 2014 - No comments
Keppie Design, acting on behalf of Pentland Studios, has submitted plans for a £40m film and television studio, alongside a hotel, residential and retail on a 29 acre site at Straiton, Edinburgh....
18 Aug 2014 - No comments
Grove-Raines Architects Studio (GRAS) have welcomed Scottish finance secretary John Swinney into their midst as part of a publicity drive designed to demonstrate small business support for Scottish...
18 Aug 2014 - No comments
Work has begun on a new Keppie designed amenity and accommodation space for the families of sick children at South Glasgow Hospital Campus, to replace existing premises at Yorkhill. Built on...
18 Aug 2014 - No comments
Professor Andy MacMillan a leading light of Scottish architecture in the post-war period passed away suddenly in Inverness on Saturday whilst on a judging visit for the RIAS Andrew Doolan Awards,...
18 Aug 2014 - No comments
The University of Dundee is to lead a study zeroing in on the quality of design (or lack thereof) of new suburban housing, in an effort to boost standards ahead of projected suburban expansion over...
15 Aug 2014 - No comments
Completion of the first 201 homes in a £24m housing-led regeneration of Laurieston , Glasgow, is being marked today in what is being billed as Scotland’s largest ever single housing association...
15 Aug 2014 - No comments
Chambers MacMillan Architects have followed up their award winning Ramp House with a design for wheelchair accessible cottages in Cupar, Fife, which has just broken ground. The Rings is a...
15 Aug 2014 - No comments
A £20m Asda store in Barrhead , Renfrewshire, has opened its doors to customers after Barr Construction handed over the site to the volume retailer. The 25,000sq/ft premises have been...
14 Aug 2014 - No comments
A spate of student housing development in Partick shows no sign of abating with the submission of plans for a further build on vacant ground whilst improving connectivity with the River Kelvin as...
14 Aug 2014 - No comments
Hot on the heels of its recent Glasgow Harbour public consultation Dandara has followed up with a second exhibition detailing its rekindled ambitions for another of its mothballed Glasgow sites,...
14 Aug 2014 - No comments
Revisions to a significant commercial scheme in the heart of Glasgow (previously led by RMJM) have been made by Church Lukas on behalf of Omni Developments as part of a move away from office and...
13 Aug 2014 - No comments
Hackland + Dore Architects have unwrapped a 117 bed student residential project with ground floor retail at the gushet of Argyle Street and Old Dumbarton Road. Clad in cast sandstone and...
13 Aug 2014 - No comments
Edinburgh based Taylor Architecture Practice (T-AP), formerly known as A Priori Design and Architecture, have marked their re-launch as a design-led practice with the unveiling of two new projects;...
13 Aug 2014 - No comments
The National Theatre of Scotland has revealed plans to build a £6m headquarters within a converted industrial building alongside the Forth & Clyde Canal at Speirs Locks, Glasgow. Designed...
12 Aug 2014 - No comments
Alan Dunlop is to share insights obtained from work to design Hazelwood School for for children with special needs in Glasgow, at a conference exploring the relationship between neuroscience and...
12 Aug 2014 - No comments
Gareth Hoskins Architects have obtained planning permission for twin health centres developed with Hub South east and Graham on behalf of NHS Lothian and West Lothian Council. Clad in light...
12 Aug 2014 - No comments
Japan’s  Nagasaki Giant Cantilever Crane, one of just 11 examples of its type remaining including Clydebank’s Titan crane, has been chosen by the Scottish Government as its final Scottish Ten...
12 Aug 2014 - No comments
Alumno Developments have completed their latest student housing venture at Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, two years after winning planning permission . Faced with blonde sandstone, dark brick and...
11 Aug 2014 - No comments
GRAS architects have joined the debate on Scottish independence with plans to convert a flat-bed semi-trailer to serve as a mobile debating platform in the run up to the 18 September referendum....
11 Aug 2014 - No comments
Page\park architects have moved on site with a new teaching block at Dollar Academy, delivering ten additional classrooms in a two storey extension intended to enhance the setting of main William...
8 Aug 2014 - No comments
Edinburgh-based property developer The Chris Stewart has announced its purchase of the neo-classical former RBS headquarters in Edinburgh’s, incorporating 42 St Andrew Square with connecting...
8 Aug 2014 - No comments
Richard Murphy Architects have completed a modest two storey rear extension and internal remodelling to a 1920’s built home in Ravelston Dykes, Edinburgh - after being approached by a relative of...
8 Aug 2014 - No comments
Perth & Kinross Council has unveiled plans for two small social housing developments on separate sites within the villages of Alyth and Balbeggie, Perth, offering 27 homes for social rent between...
8 Aug 2014 - No comments
Glaswegian architect Paul Stallan of Stallan-Brand has delivered an impassioned TED talk exploring recent urban regeneration in his home city spurred by the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Focussing...
7 Aug 2014 - No comments
The Glasgow School of Art has begun the tendering process to appoint an architect-led design team to undertake a £20m restoration of its fire-damaged heart, the Mackintosh building . A...
7 Aug 2014 - No comments
The European premiere of a floating art installation designed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War is to take place on the River Clyde as part of Merchant City Festival 2015,...
7 Aug 2014 - No comments
Property developer Dandara has hosted a public exhibition detailing its revised plans for completion of its Glasgow Harbour estate , departing from an existing master plan to cut costs....
7 Aug 2014 - No comments
Donald Trump has scaled back plans for a clubhouse at Trump International Golf Club , Aberdeenshire, in the latest salvo of an ongoing battle to block construction of wind farms off the Balmedie...
6 Aug 2014 - No comments
A development of 19 flats for private sale, amongst the first to be built in Glasgow post-recession, is nearing completion in the heart of the west end on Highburgh Road. Bookending a B-listed...
6 Aug 2014 - No comments
Landscape architecture firm Gillespies have unveiled the Port Sunlight River Park on the Wirral ahead of its official opening to the public on 12 August. Situated on the former Bromborough...
6 Aug 2014 - No comments
Contractors are celebrating reaching the mid-way point of the £1.4bn Queensferry Crossing , near Edinburgh, with the three main towers of the bridge reaching up to the road deck. Transport...
5 Aug 2014 - No comments
A £100m Speyside distillery and visitor centre designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners for The Macallan has been granted planning permission by The Moray Council. The news dovetails...
5 Aug 2014 - No comments
A £15.6m residential conversion of the Hamilton Grand, a former five star hotel, has been unveiled by The Kohler Co at the Old Course, St Andrews. Overhauled by construction services firm ISG...
5 Aug 2014 - No comments
A 30,000sq/ft leisure-led expansion of Aberdeen’s city centre Bon Accord and St Nicholas shopping malls has been submitted for planning approval by their owners, F&C Reit. The scheme would...
4 Aug 2014 - No comments
Holmes Miller Architects have seen off competition from Austin Smith Lord and Richard Murphy Architects to win a housing design competition for the Fencedyke area of Irvine. The £4.25m...
4 Aug 2014 - No comments
Springfield Property have fleshed out their bid to erect a new ‘village’ on the western outskirts of Dundee with a second planning application for the sprawling site. Dykes of Gray...
4 Aug 2014 - No comments
Plans have been published by 1 Architects detailing their novel scheme for a Morayshire home and holiday lodge built predominantly from straw bales. Situated in the vicinity of Pluscarden...
1 Aug 2014 - No comments
The ongoing return of period Georgian properties to residential usage in Glasgow’s Blythswood district is continuing apace with conversion of the B-listed 242 West George Street to form six...
1 Aug 2014 - No comments
North Ayrshire Council has given the go-ahead to a £40m schools campus which will merge the existing Garnock Academy and Primary into one new building together with community leisure facilities....
1 Aug 2014 - No comments
A bid by Fife Council and Campion Homes to build 27 affordable homes on the site of a former care home in the coastal village of Kinghorn has hit stormy waters after locals branded the scheme...

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