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Scottish Building News: Architecture in Scotland

Scottish buildings news – Mosaic Architecture + Design, one of Scotland’s most experienced practices, has acquired Burnet Bell (Glasgow’s second oldest architectural practice, dating back to 1878). The acquisition adds Glasgow School of Art, St. Aloysius’ College and St. Columba’s School to the architect office’s client portfolio.

Inverness Museum + Art Gallery | www.e-architect.co.uk

Inverness Architecture: Buildings

Inverness Architecture news

Threesixty Architecture submits Inverness Museum + Art Gallery for planning, a proposal for enhancing the urban environment using vertical elements, light, and surfacing to strengthen the pedestrian routes and wayfinding.

Arisaig House building

Arisaig House by Philip Webb in Scotland

First country house by Arts & Crafts architect Philip Webb, his only one in Scotland: his references to the English parsonage style are adapted to the Scottish Highlands, using local granite rubble with dark whinstone dressings. The house was requisitioned by the military during World War II, with training for high-profile Czech agents.

Perth City Hall interior renovation by Mecanoo

Perth City Hall Renovation by Mecanoo

The proposal by Mecanoo Architects re-activates the building as cultural attraction with ‘light touch’ interventions, improving accessibility and reinforcing existing connections. the Dutch architecture office beat Richard Murphy Architects, Hoskins Architects, Austin Smith Lord and LDN. The public selected this architect office.

Hinterland Kilmahew/St Peter's Cardross

St Peter’s Seminary Cardross

Tickets for Doors Open Day at St Peter’s ; Previosuly, Grant for this intriguing Modernist building from The Getty Foundation ; book launched, ‘Cardross Seminary: Gillespie, Kidd & Coia and the Architecture of Postwar Catholicism’ by Diane M. Watters. The derelict St Peter’s Seminary to be transformed into an arts venue and heritage destination.

Perth City Hall Shortlisted Design by Mecanoo | www.e-architect.co.uk

Perth City Hall Renewal Building

Mecanoo Architects win competition for Perth City Hall redevelopment as cultural attraction: Also shortlisted were Richard Murphy Architects, Hoskins Architects, Austin Smith Lord and LDN. The public had their say on initial concept designs, picking the Dutch architect office.

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 | www.e-architect.co.uk

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.