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A natural choice: HLM designs future learning spaces

DESIGN and architecture practice, HLM, has utilised biophilic designs to transform existing teaching classrooms throughout the University of Glasgow campus. The firm said that with...

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries claims Scotland’s best building award

THE Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries has won the RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award for 2017. Designed by Richard Murphy Architects and built...

Historic Edinburgh building benefits from £2m conversion

3DReid has completed a £2 million conversion of three of the original Princes Street townhouses to office use. The architectural practice said that by converting...

Dundee practice appoints new Associate

HANS Grabowski has been appointed an Associate at Dundee-based architects Andrew Black Design. Hans has over 22 years’ of experience in all stages of design projects,...

New Highland prison plans a step closer to reality

THE first new prison in the north of Scotland for more than a century has moved a step closer after planning permission in principle...

Architects amongst first occupants of Glasgow office development

ARCHITECTURAL practice Threesixty Architecture and digital services provider Incremental Group have been confirmed as the first occupiers for The Garment Factory, a new office...

Updated national marine centre plans unveiled

THE Scottish Seabird Centre has unveiled details of the updated architectural plan for the proposed national marine centre in north Berwick. The designs for the site have...

RIAS expresses disappointment at Perth City Hall process

THE Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has expressed disappointment at the procedure which has led to Perth and Kinross Council's plans to...

Architects appointed to work on Penicuik plans

MIDLOTHIAN Council has appointed consultants Douglas Wheeler Associates and architects Austin-Smith:Lord to work with Penicuik residents on proposals for the town's heritage regeneration. A grant...

Festival of Architecture ‘report card’ hails event a huge success

THE Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has published its final ‘report card’ from the Festival of Architecture 2016, which revealed the year-long event provided...

RIAS welcomes interim guidance for site inspections

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has welcomed the Scottish Government’s interim guidance for site inspections in the wake of the Cole...

Conservation project complete at historic Edinburgh building

AUSTIN-Smith:Lord has completed a conservation project for The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. The architects were tasked with refurbishing the four upper storeys of...

Threesixty to design Stromness campus

Threesixty Architecture will be responsible for the design of the redevelopment of the old Academy and former Primary School of Stromness. Highlands + Islands Enterprise and...

Cattle ‘flyover’ in contention for top industry award

A ‘flyover’ for cattle is in the frame for a top industry award. Perthshire-based firm Bell Ingram Design teamed up with the Royal Highland & Agricultural Society of...

Saunders Centre secures Best Building prize

PagePark Architects' Saunders Centre in Glasgow has landed the coveted RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award for 2016. The science and technology building for...

Green light for Scottish National Gallery extension

 THE National Galleries of Scotland has received planning approval for a £16.8 million extension to the historic Scottish National Gallery (SNG) in Edinburgh. The planned revamp will treble the...

Trio of Scottish projects win RIBA Awards

THREE Scottish projects are among the winners of the 2016 RIBA National Awards. The City of Glasgow College, Riverside Campus (Michael Laird Architects/Reiach and Hall...

Austin-Smith:Lord helps restore London’s Great Pagoda

Architecture firm Austin-Smith:Lord is working with Historic Royal Palaces on the restoration of The Great Pagoda in London. The restoration of the 163 ft 18th century...

Notable Scots celebrated with Honorary Fellowships

FOUR distinguished Scots received Honorary Fellowships of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland at the annual RIAS Centenary and Awards Dinner in Glasgow this week. Film composer,...

New lease of life for historic auditorium

Austin-Smith:Lord’s conservation team and interior designer Julia Grant are to rejuvenate the auditorium at one of Scotland's oldest theatres. The project is part of a £2.4 million renovation...