Scottish buildings news – Glasgow School of Art Artwork by leading artist Louise Hopkins unveiled on the central wall in front of the Mackintosh Building: digital print on metal, Dance Number, was specially commissioned by the GSA and is the artist’s largest work to date.
At their meeting last week, RIAS Council discussed the findings of the review of the RIAS governance, the vacancy resulting from the Secretary and Treasurer’s departure last month, the election of the President and the next steps toward establishing a new RIAS Strategy (2018-23).
Plans to build a £25m Queen Margaret Academy in Ayr for 800 young people, are a step closer with the official contracts now signed. South Ayrshire Council is now preparing to move on site.
Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) Secretary, Neil Baxter Hon FRIAS Hon FRIBA, to leave the organisation today after ten years of service. A New Chapter is a loose (and growing) association of over 150 Scottish architects.
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.
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To accommodate an increasing workforce and new high profile infrastructure projects, Moxon Architects are developing new build premises for their studio in the Scottish Highlands.
New Inverness Justice Centre design by architects Reiach and Hall approved. Construction of Scotland’s first purpose-built Justice Centre is planned to begin in Autumn 2017.
A new community campus bringing together a purpose-built high school plus a new theatre and arts venue starts on site. The school will house 950 students following the amalgamation of two schools.
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.
To celebrate the launch of Doors Open Days 2017 and its own 50th anniversary, the Scottish Civic Trust has invited writers, artists, architects, academics and members of the public to nominate their favourite Scottish door.
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.
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.