A future of energy study by Arup has predicted that many people and businesses across the UK will be generating their own power by 2035. Endorsed by Energy UK, Energy systems: A view from 2035 sets out the energy solutions required to bring the UK on track to meet its 2050 climate change targets. It
Professional services firm Arup is leading a UK government project examining the feasibility of phasing out the use of natural gas for domestic use by converting homes to hydrogen fuel. The £25 million Hydrogen for Heat Programme, commissioned by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial S
A team led by US-based design practice wHY has won the international competition to revitalise the historic West Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh. The Ross Development Trust together with the City of Edinburgh Council today announced the winner of the Ross Pavilion International Design Compe
Image by Keith Hunter The City Campus at the City of Glasgow College is one of six buildings to be shortlisted for the 22nd annual Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building.
The project to create Edinburgh’s first new performance building in 100 years is gathering pace following the appointment of an architect-led design team. The task of designing the 1,000-seat auditorium, which will rival the best in Europe for acoustics and audience experience, has been given to D
Four design consultancies or joint ventures are to be invited to bid for the contract for a 26-mile stretch of the A96 from east of Huntly to Aberdeen. The contract, worth up to £50 million, is expected to be awarded later this year.
Glasgow City Council has appointed a multidisciplinary team led by MVRDV and Austin-Smith:Lord to embark on the design of District Regeneration Frameworks for four city centre districts. The project will look to create a clear urban structure to realise Glasgow’s economic, cultural and social pote
Four bidders remain in the chase for a design contract to dual the A96 worth up to £50 million. The design consultancies or joint ventures have been invited to tender for the design work for the western section of the A96 Dualling programme – a 29 mile stretch between Hardmuir and Fochabers.
Plans to build a visitor centre and bridge walk at the Forth Bridge are on hold after Network Rail admitted “non-core railway opportunities” are now less of a priority. First unveiled in 2014, the £15 million proposal would have seen a North Queensferry based visitor centre and lift and a South
The main contractor has been revealed for the new Lyell Centre for Earth and Marine Science and Technology, which will be the Scottish headquarters for the British Geological Survey (BGS) as well as a major joint BGS/Heriot-Watt University research centre for geological, petroleum and marine scienc