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Scottish architects join other business leaders to declare yes vote

More than 200 business leaders, including a number of Scottish Architects, have signed a letter declaring they will vote yes in the Scottish referendum next month

RMJM's Ninewells Hospital in Dundee

Former RMJM bosses absolved in asbestos compensation claim

Claim dropped against two elderly former RMJM partners who faced a £1 million ‘legal nightmare’ over alleged asbestos poisoning

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

Buildings

Keppie Design's Ronald McDonald House

Keppie gets green light for McDonald’s hospital project

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA + PLANS] Keppie has won planning permission for a new accommodation centre to house parents of sick children at South Glasgow Hospitals Campus

T.A.P Pentland Avenue

Edinburgh practice completes £1.4million ‘invisible’ house

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + DATA] Taylor Architecture Practice (TAP) has completed this £1.4million house in Edinburgh

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Strathclyde students reveal trio of Highland 'gems'

Students from the University of Strathclyde have completed three schemes as part of the Scottish Scenic Routes Initiative

Broomton Community Centre by Collective Architecture

Collective submits ‘iron ore inspired’ Glasgow community centre

Collective Architecture has revealed plans for a new 600m² community centre in Balornock, North Glasgow

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Archial Norr unwraps Loch Lomond health centre

Archial Norr has completed a health centre, within the grounds of the Vale of Leven Hospital, in Alexandria near Loch Lomond

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

261 West Prince's Street by Elder and Cannon Architects

Revealed: Winners of RIAS Awards

Nearly half of the RIAS Award-winning buildings this year are in and around Glasgow, the host city of this year’s Commonwealth Games

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