The Pop-Up Cities Expo at The Mound in Edinburgh. Photograph © Malcolm Cochrane Photography Last year’s nation-wide Festival of Architecture generated £8.8 million for Scotland’s economy and was the country’s largest ever festival in terms of its geographic reach, a new report has confirmed.
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The Princes Square shopping centre in Glasgow has been voted as Scotland's best building of the last hundred years. Announced by cabinet secretary Fiona Hyslop on during the Festival of Architecture’s finale Light Nights event in Dundee on Friday, the winning entry was one of 100 buildings of the
A competition has been launched by the Dundee Institute of Architects (DIA) for the public to submit ideas on how a site within the city’s Seabraes Yards could be used for children and young people. Renowned for its expertise in digital media and creative industries, the former railway goods yard
Boatman's House, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis An initiative which aims to celebrate architecture in the Outer Hebrides has uncovered what locals regard as their three favourite buildings in the islands.
Dundee’s new V&A museum is set to be turned into an illuminated work of art, two years before the waterfront attraction opens to the public, as the city prepares to host the 2016 Festival of Architecture finale this November. A headline event in the 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and De
Sir William Bruce, c 1630 – 1710 by John Michael Wright Some of Scotland’s most stunning buildings and the achievements of the country’s most distinguished architects will be celebrated this summer at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery (SNPG).
Edinburgh based Konishi Gaffney Architects have won a competition to design a temporary pavilion as Edinburgh’s entry to the Pop-Up Cities Expo being held at the Mound in June and July this year. The Expo is a headline event for the Festival of Architecture and part of the Year of Innovation Archi
(from left) Kit Campbell (Architect), Neil Baxter (Secretary, RIAS), Karen Cunningham (Director, Festival of Architecture 2016) and David Dunbar (Chair, Festival of Architecture 2016). Photo credit: Malcolm Cochrane A new book documenting the best 100 buildings in Scotland over the past 100 years ha
A plan to transform the derelict St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross into a unique arts venue and heritage destination has today been awarded £4.2 million of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Creative Scotland. The HLF awarded funding of £3,806,000 to arts organisation&n
2006 - Maggie's Highland Cancer Centre (c Keith Hunter) Two Glasgow banks, the Bon Accord Baths in Aberdeen and Tongland Power Station in Kirkcudbright have all been named amongst on the nation’s favourite buildings.
Scotland’s architecture will take centre stage during 2016, as Scots and visitors to Scotland join the most ambitious ever nationwide celebration of the built environment of a single country. Curated by the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS), the Festival of Architecture 2016 wil
Culture secretary Fiona Hyslop has announced £400,000 of funding to support the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) Festival of Architecture. Taking place from March to October 2016, the Festival will be an international celebration of design and creativity designed to highlight Sc
A nationwide celebration of how architecture shapes Scotland, transforming places and benefitting people has been given £50,000 from Creative Scotland. Announced last week by the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS), the significant award will go towards the cost of developing The F