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November 14, 2019

166 Gorbals Street

Southside Housing Association (SHA) invite the community to join them on Friday 29th November between 4-6pm to view the re-developed 166 Gorbals Street building, tour some of the new homes,...

166 Gorbals Street
November 7, 2019

The EO Podcast

With the growth of employee ownership continuing to accelerate, Co-operative Development Scotland recently launched the first ever podcast series dedicated to employee ownership. The series is a great way to learn more about the wide-ranging benefits employee ownership can offer and provides valuable...

The EO Podcast
October 15, 2019

Charles Jencks

It is with great sadness we heard of Charles Jencks’ passing. He touched our practice over its lifetime in many ways and we could say set a benchmark for our...

Charles Jencks
October 14, 2019

Leeds Playhouse Open Weekend

This weekend Leeds Playhouse opened its doors to all to come and explore the redeveloped building, with our Project Director Nicola Walls in attendance on Saturday. The theatre was bursting...

Leeds Playhouse Open Weekend
October 3, 2019

Leeds Playhouse Civic Opening

On Tuesday our colleagues Nicola Walls, Eamon McGarrigle and David Wyllie attended the Civic Opening for Leeds Playhouse. The civic opening was the commencement of a month long programme of...

Leeds Playhouse Civic Opening
September 16, 2019

Play On

We are delighted that two of our theatre projects are included as case studies in Dr Alistair Fair’s new book ‘Play On’ published by Lund Humphries. The book explores current...

Play On
September 16, 2019

Hutchie Art & Design Hub

Our colleague Raphael Selby talked to students about his experiences in architecture at Hutchesons’ Grammar School’s inaugural Art & Design Hub, along with other former pupils sharing their experiences of...

Hutchie Art & Design Hub
September 10, 2019

Archi-Velo

Between 6th – 9th September our colleague Jamie Hamilton took part in a 4 day cycle from Glasgow to London in support of The Architect’s Benevolent Society. Organised by Archi-Velo...

Archi-Velo
August 28, 2019

New Gorbals Office Opening

There was a great turnout for the grand opening of the New Gorbals Housing Association Office and Piazza last Friday. The ceremony included great speeches from Nicola Sturgeon, First minister...

New Gorbals Office Opening
August 27, 2019

Website win at the Scottish Design Awards

It was a successful night at the Scottish Design Awards on Thursday, as our new website won the award in its digital media category! Congratulations to its designers Rabbit Hole,...

Website win at the Scottish Design Awards
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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.

Retrofit Awards Shortlist 2017

Our recently completed Kelvin Hall project has been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards. The awards focus on projects that improve the life of the built environment involving the re-use of existing assets. Kelvin Hall has been shortlisted in the Cultural Buildings category with the winner announced on 13th September at The Brewery in London.