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Practice Statement

Whether a major public project or a private commission, our aim is to demonstrate the potential that can be achieved through considered design. We work closely with our clients to develop a climate for discussion that allows for exploration and understanding of their needs, along with exposure to ideas and possibilities beyond the expectations of their current situation. Where possible, we try to involve people associated at all levels of a project to take on the issues and needs of not simply those who are commissioning a building, but those who are involved daily in its use and operation. We also aim to engender awareness of the particular constraints and qualities of the wider surroundings and people they affect beyond the immediate boundaries of a site. Whether within a city or a rural location, spatial development is informed through a combination of efficiency of use and a response to surroundings, and experience, shape, views, approach and movement through a site.

Recent Projects

Mareel – Music & Cinema Venue, Lerwick, Shetland
Marlaw – Private House, Glasgow
National Museum of Scotland – Edinburgh
Bon Accord Shopping Centre Refurbishment – Aberdeen
Forest Pitch – Arts Project, Selkirk.


Winner - RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award 2011 (National Museum);
Winner of GIA Conservation Award 2011 (National Museum);
Winner - Scottish Design Award 2012 (Marlaw),
Winner - RIAS Award 2012 (National Museum);
Winner – RIBA Award 2012 (National Museum);
Finalist – British Construction Industry Awards (National Museum); Commendation – British Homes Awards (Marlaw);
Winner, Special Award – Civic Trust Awards 2012 (National Museum).

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Gareth Hoskins Architects
Contact Details
Phone: 0141 553 5800
Fax: 0141 553 5809
Studio 401, South Block

60/64 Osborne Street
Glasgow G1 5QH
No. of architects: 15
No. of staff: 22
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