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The Christmas shopping season is in full swing and once gifts have been bought and wrapped, the eternal dilemma for gift-givers is to decide where to hide them from prying eyes and fingers. A survey by housebuilder Barratt Homes has found that – unsurprisingly – one in five Scots are cho

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Actress Tilda Swinton has withdrawn plans for renovations at her 113-year-old Highland home after objections from neighbours. The Oscar award-winning actress submitted plans to Highland Council for an extension to her £650,000 coastal Nairn property earlier this year.

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The Glasgow Institute of Architects (GIA) has announced the winner of a design contest inviting architects to submit ideas which imagine how Glasgow will look in 150 years’ time. In honour of the 150th anniversary of its founding, the GIA asked participants to submit a single image portraying

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Aarsleff Ground Engineering has invested in a state-of-the-art virtual reality room to develop and enhance the knowledge and skills of its estimators and engineers. With technology already transforming how people interact and live their lives, Aarsleff is taking the virtual reality (VR) technology t

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A modest Glasgow flat struggled to find a buyer after property website Rightmove accidentally listed it with a price tag of nearly £8 million.

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The iconic Scottish-built Széchenyi Chain Bridge that reaches across the Danube river in Budapest, Hungary, will be turned blue today and tomorrow in celebration of St Andrew’s Day. The engineer in charge of the bridge’s construction was Edinburgh-born Adam Clark.

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Paisley-based independent architecture practice Framed Estate, has overseen the delivery of Kenya’s first assisted-living complex, in a project which is aiming to change the way the elderly live across Africa. Fadhili Care at Greenpark Estate, located on the outskirts of Nairobi, has been deve

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Excavation work at a Maxi Construction site in Edinburgh has uncovered a number of interesting archaeological finds, including a cannonball. Work at Old Stamp Office Close, 215 High Street, so far has identified the remains of two properties demolished sometime after the 1890s, along with a continua

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A City Building joiner, who carries out essential maintenance work at the Emirates Arena, will return to the sports stadium later this month, but this time he’ll be laying down his tools to get into the boxing ring. Scottish Bantamweight Champion, Joe Ham will appear at the arena on November 3

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A new school complex on the edge of the rainforest in northern Brazil has won the RIBA International Prize 2018 for the world’s best new building. Designed by Brazilian architects, Aleph Zero and Rosenbaum, Children Village provides boarding accommodation for 540 children aged 13 to 18 attendi

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