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Choosing a channel – a closer look at drainage selection

Drainage and water management systems form a vital part of all construction projects. With so many options available, selecting the best drainage system can...

Time to shine a light on the ‘invisible illness’

Earlier this year, data released by the Office for National Statistics revealed the risk of suicide among low-skilled male labourers, particularly those working in...

New ways of thinking make the future bright for SuDS

Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) are widely acknowledged to be the most environmentally-acceptable way to manage flood risk and prevent water pollution.  Yet, despite their...

Time-bar law review could widen long-term risks

Florinda Soldani, an Aberdeen-based senior associate in Dentons’ Dispute Resolution team, tells Project Scotland of the potential implications for the construction industry if changes...

Is the Scottish property market ready for new energy performance changes?

By Philip White, Partner for Energy and Sustainability Services at Malcolm Hollis LLP THE clock is ticking down to 1 September when the Assessment of...

Making an entrance

When it comes to the specification of commercial door systems there is much to consider, from safety and security to accessibility and aesthetics. Navigating...

Construction – it’s about more than bricks and mortar

By Emma Dickson, a member of the Construction Scotland Industry Leadership Group and chair of the Skills Working Group. MY desire to work in the construction...

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Are You Bid Ready?

  By Andrew Morrison, founder and BD director at AM Bid A significant part of the UK’s business community is dependent on winning work through competitive...

Future of Scottish infrastructure – politics, strategies and announcements

The Infrastructure Commission for Scotland has produced its Blueprint for Scotland and is preparing its Infrastructure Investment Plan. Chris Horsley, Burness Paull LLP, considers...

Blending the old with the new in landmark Virgin Hotel

By Leo Shand, senior BIM coordinator at Will Rudd (Glasgow Office)   THE new Virgin Hotel in Edinburgh is a flagship project that involves the...

Scotland: building and fire safety regulation post-Grenfell

By Rosie Gollan, Edinburgh-based solicitor at law firm Womble Bond Dickinson FOLLOWING the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017, the UK Government has been reviewing...

A countryside property with a cornucopia of opportunities

By Jennifer Campbell, head of estate agency in DM Hall Baird Lumsden IT is quite unusual for a single property sale to so amply illustrate...

Recognising what it takes to make a great development

By Steven Simpson, MD, Cruden Homes East AFTER the shut-downs, materials shortages and lack of skilled workers that have challenged the housebuilding industry over the...

Developing new homes for the future

By Ryan Fletcher, managing director at Cullross Ltd and senior director at architect practice, jmarchitects I have been in and around building sites since I...

Failing to seek permission for home improvements can be a costly mistake

By Calum Allmond, an associate and head of architectural services at DM Hall Scotland’s housing market continues to boom with prices reaching unprecedented levels,...

Will the Scottish Government’s move towards ‘Passivhaus’ support zero carbon ambitions?

By Keith Emmerson and Andrew Leslie, solicitors specialising in construction and housebuilding at Gillespie Macandrew A lot has been written on the new Scottish National...

Diminution in value – time to test the Scottish courts?

By Greig Fenton, associate director, Thomas & Adamson DILAPIDATIONS and schedules of dilapidations in commercial leases can be somewhat contentious, often resulting in dispute and...

Turning up the heat on temperature regulation

By Giulia Kapp, marketing manager at Daikin No matter how astonishing a building looks, it’s all a waste if the inside is uninhabitable - especially...

‘Inventory’ to be developed for high-rises in Scotland

THE Scottish Government has confirmed to Project Scotland that a high-rise domestic building “inventory” is being developed as part of its building and fire...
ancient window

Historic windows tell us much about the past

Craig Quirie speaks to Dr Craig Kennedy about the importance of preserving windows of historical significance rather than simply replacing them