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26 Jul 2017 - No comments
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland has published a ‘report card’ detailing figures pertaining to last year’s Festival of Architecture which show that it was ‘Scotland’s...
26 Jul 2017 - No comments
Two landmark further education buildings, disused since the formation of City of Glasgow College , are to be brought back into productive use through conversion to hotel and student accommodation...
26 Jul 2017 - No comments
Aberdeen has seen the largest council housing development in over a decade complete on the site of the former Smithfield Primary School in Middlefield . The first phase of 12 semi-detached...
25 Jul 2017 - No comments
Edinburgh’s St Cecilia’s Hall , the second oldest purpose-built concert hall in the British Isles, is once more a focal point for early music and historical instruments following completion of...
25 Jul 2017 - No comments
Backers are being sought to lend their financial clout to a student accommodation build close to Aberdeen University for which planning permission was approved in March . Designed by CAG the...
24 Jul 2017 - No comments
The forward march of Craigmillar town centre has taken another step with the preparation of plans by Anderson Bell + Christie on behalf of CCG and City of Edinburgh Council to build 122 flats...
24 Jul 2017 - No comments
David Gauld Architect’s have brought forward plans to build eight, two-bedroom flats on Aberdeen’s Seaforth Road , supplanting an existing industrial premise. This is set to be demolished...
21 Jul 2017 - No comments
Adopted Glaswegian Alfonso Ramundo, an Italian photographer, has opened a new exhibition charting urban decay and destruction in the city he has called home for the past 20 years. Derelict...
20 Jul 2017 - No comments
Kettle Collective have swung into action with plans to span the River Clyde between Renfrew and Yoker with a dramatic opening road bridge – the most dramatic element of the £90.7m Clyde...
20 Jul 2017 - No comments
City of Glasgow College’s City Campus is amongst a half-dozen projects vying for the RIBA Stirling Prize 2017 following confirmation of the awards shortlist. A joint design by Reiach &...
19 Jul 2017 - No comments
Jon Frullani Architect has proposed developing an estate of 10 ‘bespoke’ houses on the site of a former nursery at Perth Road, Dundee, formed from glazing, natural slate roofs, render,...
19 Jul 2017 - No comments
Cancer charity ‘It’s good 2 give’ have taken possession of the Ripple Retreat, a £1m respite for young people with cancer and their families on the shores of Loch Venacher, Callander....
19 Jul 2017 - No comments
Industrial services firm NWH Group has unveiled a £50k bat cave at Middleton Quarry on the outskirts of Edinburgh as part of a long running project to reclaim the site for nature. Since 2013...
18 Jul 2017 - No comments
The Prince & Princess of Wales hospice   in Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park has begun to take shape, ready for the first patients to benefit from the custom-built facilities by spring 2018....
18 Jul 2017 - No comments
South Lanarkshire Council have completed their fourth primary school modernization as part of an ongoing refurbishment programme with a £6m makeover of West Coats primary. Work involved...
17 Jul 2017 - No comments
Three landmark dockyard cranes in Inverclyde have been brought down by a controlled explosion on Sunday morning by Technical Demolition Services. Around 20 homes at Inchgreen were evacuated to...
17 Jul 2017 - No comments
Housebuilder Barratt has unveiled its redesigned range of housing templates for 2017, ensuring that the properties are both simpler to build while offering more ergonomic layouts. Rejigged...
17 Jul 2017 - No comments
The Calton George Hotel on Glasgow’s West George Street is in line for a double storey rooftop extension following submission of plans by Leask Architects to increase the number of available...
14 Jul 2017 - No comments
Kirkwood Homes has become the second developer to commit to Countesswells after acquiring land at the Aberdeenshire New Town to build 57 apartments and detached houses. Phased in over the next...
14 Jul 2017 - No comments
A sod cutting ceremong has marked a construction start on St Ninian’s Primary School, Gourock , a £9.2m learning facility being delivered by CCG, Holmes Miller and Morgan Sindall on behalf of...
14 Jul 2017 - No comments
Scottish Power has flung open the doors to its flagship Glasgow HQ, uniting 1,650 employees scattered across six disparate Central belt sites in one office to foster greater collaboration. The...
14 Jul 2017 - No comments
An eclectic mix of projects including a youth parliament, a gallery for a private collector and a refresh of Aberdeen Harbour have led the A&DS/RIAS Student Awards for Architecture 2017....
14 Jul 2017 - No comments
West Dumbarton Council has taken possession of a £13m care home in Dumbarton delivered by Cooper Cromar and Hub West Scotland. The 23,000sq/m brick and block build occupies the site of the...
13 Jul 2017 - No comments
Falkirk-based property development firm Bellair has outlined an ambitious vision to develop 6.7 acres of council-owned land around Grahamston railway station, to form a £150m extension of Falkirk...
13 Jul 2017 - No comments
Leach Rhodes Walker, acting on behalf of Ability hotels, have prepared plans for an expanded 240 bed hotel on Almond Avenue at Edinburgh Airport, superceding earlier plans for a 175-bed venue ....
13 Jul 2017 - No comments
Vue Entertainment is to open a nine-screen cinema within Glasgow’s St Enoch Centre by summer 2019 after concluding a deal with mall owners Blackstone. Located within the former BHS store to...
12 Jul 2017 - No comments
The UK government is to congregate 2,900 civil servants within a new hub office within Edinburgh’s Old Town as part of efforts to rationalise services into 13 regional hubs by 2020. A lease...
12 Jul 2017 - No comments
A £34.5m community campus in Cumbernauld is to progress after an agreement was struck by North Lanarkshire Council and Hub South West to press ahead with a new school, theatre and arts venue on...
12 Jul 2017 - No comments
Dumfries & Galloway Council’s vision to transform the former Kirkcudbright Town Hall into an art gallery has been given a boost after Museums Galleries Scotland agreed to finance its nationally...
11 Jul 2017 - No comments
Proponents of competing visions to develop Edinburgh’s Old Royal High School are at loggerheads following publication of a report by Arup’s suggesting that an approved Royal High School...
11 Jul 2017 - No comments
Renfrewshire Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious masterplan for the Clyde waterfront and Glasgow Airport with the submission of two separate planning applications. Delivered through...
11 Jul 2017 - No comments
Two historic jute mills in Dundee are to be brought back to life as separate hotels under plans drawn up for the disused Bell and North Mills at the former Baxter Brothers industrial site....
11 Jul 2017 - No comments
The Highland Council, together with Threesixty Architecture and Lightfolio, are proposing to reinvigorate the townscape around Inverness Museum & Art Gallery (IMAG) with a series of public realm,...
10 Jul 2017 - No comments
Edinburgh Airport is to sacrifice a back-up crosswind runway, used when the main runway is out of operation, in favour of homes, industry and offices on 100 acres of land on the outskirts of the...
10 Jul 2017 - No comments
Peter Inglis Architects have resubmitted plans to convert and extend an existing barn and workshop at mains of Balgay, Dundee , to form five family houses. This work will entail removal of a...
7 Jul 2017 - No comments
Strength and stability stand are the first principles in any construction project but what happens when the nation itself is lacking in both? Amidst tragedy and uncertainty this summer, Urban...
7 Jul 2017 - No comments
Argyll & Bute Council is poised to begin work a £10m refurbishment and expansion of Dunoon Primary , securing the future of the landmark Victorian building while adding a new extension. The...
7 Jul 2017 - No comments
North Ayrshire Council has officially opened the £37.2m Garnock Community Campus following delivery of a design and build contract by Hub South West Scotland, Kier Construction and JM...
6 Jul 2017 - No comments
Convery Prenty Architects are spearheading plans to 49 homes build on former railway sidings at the junction of Temple and Dalsholm Road within the Kelvindale area of Glasgow. Comprising a...
6 Jul 2017 - No comments
Greenock’s Custom House has been brought back to its Georgian splendour following a four-year long £4.1m renovation project overseen by Riverside Inverclyde and Elder & Cannon Architects....
5 Jul 2017 - No comments
Fintry Museum Society are looking to the future with plans for a new exhibition and learning space for the display of local artefacts and boost tourism to the village. Located within the...
5 Jul 2017 - No comments
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, together with Glasgow City Council, have begun work on a new health & care centre serving the Gorbals district of the city. Gorbals Health & Care Centre is one...
5 Jul 2017 - No comments
Urban Realm’s first foray into live comments is now confirmed to take place within Civic House on Civic Street, Glasgow, as we bring the website to life for one brief night of passion....
4 Jul 2017 - No comments
Borders Sculpture Park at Mellerstain House, Kelso, is gearing up for its inaugural exhibition - three large-scale inflatable pieces which will bring the 18th century grounds right up to the...
4 Jul 2017 - No comments
West of Scotland Housing Association is to progress plans for 52 affordable homes in Glasgow’s east end as part of efforts to regenerate the Camlachie area of the city. Plans for the site,...
4 Jul 2017 - No comments
A bid to overhaul the David Livingstone Centre in Blantyre has been given a boost after the Heritage Lottery Fund agreed to stump up £4m toward a £6m transformation of his birthplace into a...
3 Jul 2017 - No comments
Developers behind the ‘missing piece’ of Glasgow’s Park Circus district have published a pair of illustrative video fly-throughs offering a bird’s eye perspective of 98 planned apartments...
3 Jul 2017 - No comments
Robert Gordon University Architecture students have presented ideas for the development of land made accessible by construction of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route; including ideas for a...
3 Jul 2017 - No comments
South Ayrshire Council has appointed Morgan Sindall and Keppie Design to deliver an anchor office block at Ayr Riverside as it seeks to kickstart regeneration of the town centre. A...

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