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July 31, 2018

Website shortlisted for Archiboo web award

Each of the voices & contributions of our team are recognised through our work. Our website was designed to offer a window into our world, a live document that we continue...

Website shortlisted for Archiboo web award
July 23, 2018

Still,Gather, Sway

We’ve livened up our entrance stair this week, thanks to Sculpture Placement Group and artist Corrie Thomson, who is kindly allowing us to display her piece Still, Gather, Sway. Corrie Thomson...

Still,Gather, Sway
July 17, 2018

Edinburgh Printmakers Castle Mill Works Site Progress

Castle Mill Works is a rare example of a 19th century, industrial, polychromatic brickwork architecture in Edinburgh. After months of hard work by our Main Contractor Interserve Construction, the beautiful red...

Edinburgh Printmakers Castle Mill Works Site Progress
July 9, 2018

The Design Economy 2018

Colleagues Ana Cristobal and Nicola Walls attended the Northern Powerhouse Business Summit at the Boiler Shop in Newcastle on the 4th July, specifically to attend the launch of the Design...

The Design Economy 2018
July 6, 2018

Conservation Collaborations

Last week, our Natalia Burakowska and John Brown were invited to attend student reviews at the Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation at KU Leuven University in Belgium. Over the...

Conservation Collaborations
June 28, 2018

Leeds Playhouse

We are delighted to be helping to shape the next exciting chapter of the Leeds Playhouse. On Friday 22nd June Artistic Director James Brining and Executive Director Robin Hawkes announced...

Leeds Playhouse
June 21, 2018

Hyde Park Picture House Planning Granted

Planning permission has been granted to the Hyde Park Picture House for an ambitious refurbishment project which will secure this much-loved community institution for generations to come. At its heart...

Hyde Park Picture House Planning Granted
June 21, 2018

Saltire Awards

On the 20th June our Parkview housing development in the western suburbs of Dundee received a commendation for best multiple housing development from the Saltire Society Housing Design Awards. The...

Saltire Awards
June 21, 2018

RIAS Awards

At an awards evening on the 20th June our St.Cecilia’s Hall project was announced as winner of an RIAS award. We were pleased that project architect Eilidh Henderson was also...

RIAS Awards
June 16, 2018

Glasgow School of Art

Thank you for the kind messages of support. We are devastated by the recent fire at the Glasgow School of Art Mackintosh Building. On specific instruction of the School, all...

Glasgow School of Art
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Website featured as site of the day

Our shiny new website designed by Leeds based creative studio Rabbit Hole was featured as site of the day on Mindsparkle Mag. We're so pleased to see the website being visited by a diverse range of users and continue to fine tune it to ensure that it is a relevant and meaningful reflection of all we do. We hope you enjoy engaging with it!

St.Cecilia’s Hall shortlisted for AJ Retrofit Award

St.Cecilia's Hall for the University of Edinburgh has been shortlisted for an AJ Retrofit award in the Cultural Buildings - Performance and Events category. Award winners are to be announced at an event in London on 12th September.

AJ100 no.89

The AJ100 ranks the largest architectural practices in the UK, measured by the number of qualified architects employed. We are pleased to feature at no.89 in this years prestigious list. Our Hawkhead Centre was also shortlisted for the Building of the Year award and team member Martin Flett attended the awards evening in London.

Parkview shortlisted for Saltire Award

Now in their 80th year, the Saltire Housing Design Awards reward and advocate innovation and excellence in Scottish house building and place-making. We are delighted that our development of private housing, Parkview in Dundee has been shortlisted in this years awards category for Multiple Dwellings.

Hawkhead Centre in the running for AJ100 Building of the Year 2018

Our recently completed Hawkhead Centre for Scottish War Blinded has been shortlisted for the sought-after AJ100 Building of the Year award. The award is given in recognition of the finest building completed by an AJ100-listed practice in the last 12 months. The winner will be announced at the annual AJ100 dinner in June in London.

Leeds Property Forum

Nicola Walls was invited to share our work at West Yorkshire Playhouse at the Leeds Chamber of Commerce Property Forum. This project forms part of exciting development plans for a cultural creative quarter in the Quarry Hill area of the city.

Neave Brown 1929-2018

Neave Brown has been an inspiration to generations of architects and students for the ground-breaking housing projects completed in Camden in the 1960’s and 1970’s which ushered in a re-appreciation of traditional urban city forms coupled with radical ideas for internal planning.

Gavin Stamp

Sorry to hear of the passing of Gavin Stamp. During his stay in Glasgow Gavin was incredibly influential in resurrecting concern for the historical fabric and in particular the legacy of Greek Thomson and Gillespie Kidd and Coia.

Ian Begg

Very sad to hear of Ian Begg’s passing. Whilst Ian’s adherence to an historical architectural language was perhaps not to everyone’s taste, his zeal and commitment to building from first principles was unwavering. His advocacy and vision for Scotland will be missed.

HBIM Seminar

We were delighted to present our HBIM work of Glasgow School of Art, as an example of best practice, at a seminar for heritage professionals in Dublin this week. The aim of the seminar was to expand existing networks and identify future finding.