RIAS appoints Tamsie Thomson as new chief executive

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has named current New London Architecture managing director Tamsie Thomson as its new chief executive.

Published 22 April 2021

RIAS pays tribute to Royal Patron the Duke of Edinburgh

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has marked the passing of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh with a tribute to the body's Royal Patron.

Published 12 April 2021

Built environment bodies call for increased co-ordination to unlock vision for building communities

Scotland's built environment professional bodies have issued a joint statement calling on new ways of working that embed resilience into how our places function and develop over time.

Published 9 March 2021

Under One Roof website to expand activities as it becomes an independent charity

Under One Roof (UOR), the highly praised advice website for flat owners and their advisers in Scotland, is set to expand as it becomes a new charity.

Published 10 December 2020

Cross Party Group on Architecture and the Built Environment to hold online discussion

Linda Fabiani MSP will tonight host an online debate and discussion as part of the Cross Party Group on Architecture and the Built Environment.

Published 30 September 2020

New animation outlines benefits of construction certification

Scotland’s building standards scheme providers have released a new animation explaining the vital role of certification to Scotland’s construction sector and how it can help the industry rebuild and recover from the impact of coronavirus.

Published 15 July 2020

School building action plan proposed by CICV Forum

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has submitted a proposed building action plan to the Scottish Government which it claimed would help reopen schools across the country and get children back to lessons safely.

Published 7 July 2020

Christina Gaiger elected president of RIAS

Christina Gaiger FRIAS has been elected the next president of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS), becoming only the second female president and the youngest person to take on the role in the Incorporation’s 104-year history.

Published 30 June 2020

Industry bodies welcome ministerial support for certification as construction industry returns to work

As the construction industry in Scotland continues its increasingly proactive return to work, influential bodies across the sector have welcomed a ministerial intervention in support of vital certification schemes.

Published 18 June 2020

Trio bid for RIAS presidency

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has unveiled the candidates for the role of president ahead of next month’s election.

Published 20 May 2020

Professional bodies call for gradual re-opening of Scottish sites

Bodies representing over 13,000 skilled and trainee construction and property professionals in Scotland have today called on the Scottish Government to implement a gradual re-opening of non-essential building sites, within the parameters of health and safety requirements, as soon as possible.

Published 24 April 2020

RIAS unveils 2020 awards shortlist

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has announced an 18 strong shortlist for its 2020 awards.

Published 12 March 2020

RIAS presidential nomination process opens

The process for the post of president of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has opened for nominations.

Published 24 February 2020

Design team revealed for Balerno learning hub

Loader Monteith and Sarah Jane Storrie have won the RIAS-run procurement process to design a new Learning Hub and Outdoor Centre at Harmeny School, Balerno.

Published 11 December 2019

‘No More Baby Steps’ says sustainable construction expert

Professor Sandy Halliday has highlighted the importance of collaboration in ensuring all buildings are net zero carbon by 2050.

Published 2 December 2019