Project Scotland

Doors & windows

New range checks in at hotel projects

A new range of aluminium doors and windows from Senior Architectural Systems has been described by the firm as providing the “perfect solution” for keeping …

Innovative roof windows have new nursery rocking

BMJ Architects’ design of the University of Aberdeen’s £2 million Rocking Horse Nursery has set standards from a number of perspectives. In terms of …

FIT for purpose

Project Scotland’s Fraser Rummens speaks to Matthew Glover, chairman of the FIT show, which will welcome thousands of visitors to Birmingham in May to …

Offsite to play vital role in the biggest growth sectors

It has been widely reported that two of the largest growth sectors in the coming years will be affordable/social housing and student accommodation. Steve …

Pushing the envelope for better buildings

By Graham Hurrell, commercial director, AluK IN order to achieve optimal building envelope performance, the envelope itself should integrate and work with …

Glasgow firm seizes window of opportunity

GLASGOW-based glass installation firm, J & C Architectural, is going from strength to strength after securing a string of Scottish projects, having already …

Flexibility is key as glazing solution shines light on arches

THE once abandoned Waverley Arches in Edinburgh – which date back to 1878 – have been revitalised with help from a restoration programme and new …

Raising a glass to new partnership

Saint-Gobain in Scotland has announced it has teamed up with Cumbernauld-based CMS Window Systems in a “closed-loop collaboration” to recycle and reuse …

Lewis holiday home doesn’t have Long wait for success

A luxury holiday home in the Outer Hebrides has won a coveted prize in the European Holiday Home Awards 2016. The Lewis Longhouse scooped first place in the …

63 jobs go as East Kilbride windows supplier ceases trading

AN East Kilbride-based supplier of double glazing windows to trade and the housebuilding sector has ceased trading with the loss of 63 jobs. Donald McNaught, a …