Kelpie Sculptures

The HELIX: Kelpie Heads Scotland

Artist Andy Scott’s 300-tonne Kelpie horse heads, The Kelpies, are the world’s largest pair of equine sculptures. The Queen has opened Scotland’s newest section of canal, part of the £43m Helix project near Falkirk.

pentastyle Inverness hotel double room

Inverness Buildings – Photos, Scotland

Inverness, capital of the Highlands of Scotland, now has a fully refurbished pentahotel, bringing the penta group’s innovative “neighbourhood-lifestyle” approach to four-star hospitality to the heart of this strikingly beautiful city.

Custom House Greenock Building |

Custom House Greenock Building

The iconic Custom House in Greenock, has been redeveloped by Riverside Inverclyde. Originally designed by celebrated Scottish architect William Burns. The Grade A listed building needs new occupants.

Oriam, Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre at Heriot-Watt’s Edinburgh Campus

RIAS Awards 2017 Winners

12 winning buildings + architects news. Jury chaired by Karen Anderson (Timber representative), Lorraine Landels, Stuart McKnight (representing the Royal Institute of British Architects) and Ole Wiig.

Perth City Hall Shortlisted Design by LDN |

Perth City Hall Renewal Building

Architects shortlisted designs exhibition for Perth City Hall redevelopment as cultural attraction: Mecanoo, Richard Murphy Architects, Hoskins Architects, Austin Smith Lord and LDN. enabling the public to have their say on initial concept designs.

Culardoch Shieling

Culardoch Shieling in the Cairngorms National Park

Design: Moxon Architects

Culardoch Shieling, a mountain hut in Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands, has been completed by Moxon Architects. Located at the foot of Culardoch, the remote new shieling (Scottish Gaelic term for hut) looks out across the expanse of the scenic upper Glen Gairn.

Wavegarden Scotland

Wavegarden Scotland

Planning application submitted for Scotland’s first artificial wave park. The proposal is to redevelop Craigpark Quarry near Ratho, Edinburgh into a word-class surf and leisure facility offering a variety of water sports on its man-made loch.

Orkney Research + Innovation Campus Building

Orkney Research + Innovation Campus

Design: Threesixty Architecture

Redevelopment of the old Academy and former Primary School of Stromness. The research, academia and business campus will house institutes, consultancies and new start companies, generating long term economic development.

The Bridge building

Scottish Architecture News 2017 Archive

Scottish buildings news 2017 archive – The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), in light of the report into the defects that led to 17 schools closing in Edinburgh, announce formation of a Commission of Past Presidents to investigate build quality in the construction industry, and what needs to be done to address it.