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Scottish Poetry Library

Fraser rubbishes Scottish Poetry Library revamp

A war of words has broken out over future plans for the acclaimed Scottish Poetry Library (SPL) in Edinburgh Old Town

St Peter’s and Kilmahew House, demolished following arson in 1995

£565,000 cash injection for St Peter's Seminary

The Heritage Lottery Fund has given arts charity NVA £565,000 towards the cost of saving the derelict St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross, Argyll

Glasgow City Council's new proposals for George Square

RIAS ups the ante in George Square design contest spat

The RIAS has called in the Ombudsman as the row over Glasgow City Council’s handling of the city’s George Square design competition intensifies

Euan Maharg's Seven Lochs Park proposal

Euan Maharg wins Seven Lochs Park 'green bridge' contest

Up-and-coming Glasgow-based landscape architect Euan Maharg has won the contest to design a new green bridge over a motorway in the Seven Lochs Wetland Park, Scotland

Winner of the 2013 Doolan Prize: WASPS South Block by NORD Architecture

NORD scheme named 'surprise' winner of 2013 Doolan Prize

NORD’s conversion of a former tenement block in Glasgow into a ‘superbly attractive’ studio space has won the 2013 RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award

Buildings

Collective Architecture Cumbernauld

Collective Architecture submits £8m Cumbernauld Enterprise Centre

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Glasgow-based Collective Architecture has submitted plans for an £8million community enterprise centre in Cumbernauld, Lanarkshire

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Scotland's huge Kelpies sculpture completes

[FIRST LOOK] Scotland’s £5million horse’s head sculpture is set to open to the public this weekend

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‘Serious, almost grim’ visitor centre opens at Bannockburn site

Reiach and Hall has completed the visitor centre near Stirling ahead of Scots independence vote

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Holl's Glasgow School of Art set to open

Steven Holl’s £50 million new Glasgow School of Art building is nearing completion

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JM Architects unveils Highland healthcare teaching block

JM Architects has completed this £4.3million healthcare teaching facility at Moray College in Elgin

Edo Architecture - Ghost of Water Row

New practices: Edo Architecture

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone either through choice or redundancy

Drawing by Tony Kettle

New practices: Kettle Collective

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone either through choice or redundancy

Colin Bone with Tony Kettle and David Tripney

Former RMJM big hitters set up new Scottish practice

Ex-RMJM star Tony Kettle has set up a new Edinburgh-based ‘design house’ with former colleagues Colin Bone and David Tripney

New practice: Matthew Johnson founder of a449

New Practices #26: a449

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone either through choice or redundancy

Konishi Gaffney founders, Kieran Gaffney and Makiko Konishi

New Practices #16: Konishi Gaffney

The sixteenth in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone, either through choice or redundancy

Lesley Riddoch

Leslie Riddoch to chair 2013 Saltire Housing Design Awards

Broadcaster and journalist Lesley Riddoch will chair the Scottish awards alongside newly appointed convenor Jude Barber of Collective Architecture

The Transient Gallery, GRAStudio

RIAS Awards shortlist announced

Schemes by Reiach & Hall, Page\Park and Rural Design have been named among the 25 schemes shortlisted for this year’s RIAS Awards

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OMA's Glasgow Maggie's Centre wins Doolan Award 2012

Rem Koolhaas’ practice OMA has won the RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award 2012 with its Maggie’s Gartnavel in Glasgow

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