Wheatley Group has gained planning permission to develop 32 mid-market rent flats on the site of a car park in Calton. Designed by John Gilbert Architects, the part six-storey, part four-storey building will be located on land bounded by Great Dovehill, Little Dovehill and Bell Street.
An innovative housing project in Renfrewshire will help to tackle climate change and could slash annual heating bills to £150. Renfrewshire Council’s housing investment team has been given the green light to deliver a £4.5 million retrofit of 75 terraced council houses.
Thenue Housing has begun work on building more homes for Glasgow's East End just weeks after launching its most recent development. A total of 27 flats are being built at Landressy Place, Bridgeton on the site of a former care home.
Shettleston Housing Association’s Cunningham House development was named Best Affordable Housing Development (urban) in the UK-wide Inside Housing Awards. This small, ambitious project saw off strong competition from six quality affordable housing projects across the country to lift the award
John Gilbert has announced his intention to retire from the architecture practice he founded and led for 27 years Mr Gilbert established John Gilbert Architects in 1992 after the publication of the Tenement Handbook. He built the practice up to be renowned for robust sustainable design, thoughtful c
Leading architects, designers and builders are to partner with researchers at The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) to develop a specific Scottish approach to Passivhaus. The Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit (MEARU) at GSA, together with John Gilbert Architects, Stewart & Shields an
Plans have been submitted for a new housing development in the East End of Glasgow that aims to combat dementia, depression and a lack of exercise in the over-55 age group. Thenue Housing Association wants to develop 27 flats on Landressy Place in Bridgeton.
Twenty-two new homes are now in the pipeline for Balmaha due to an innovative approach to tackling the issue of the lack of affordable rural housing. Planning permission has been granted to Rural Stirling Housing Association to build 20 affordable and social rented homes on land allocated for housin
A new service will be launched tomorrow which aims to provide affordable, Passivhaus-standard social housing in Scotland. John Gilbert Architects and contractors Stewart & Shields have developed Passivhoos – homes designed specifically for Scottish social housing providers that meet internatio
Artist’s impression of the proposed homes courtesy of John Gilbert Architects Rural Stirling Housing Association has responded to claims that its plans to build affordable homes on the banks of Loch Lomond will “devastate” the famous West Highland Way long-distance walking route.
Ayrshire Housing and the Energy Agency are hosting a free CPD event next month to highlight some of the latest work in energy efficiency and air quality. Building managers and designers, and policy makers are frequently disappointed by the gap between design intentions and experienced performance wh