The built environment impacts hugely on the quality of our lives – and by extension on our health and wellbeing. Karen Anderson argues that wellbeing should be a key mission of architecture and urban design. "Architecture is an art when one consciously or unconsciously creates aesthetic emotio
A new post-graduate course to improve the energy efficiency of buildings has been given the go-ahead at The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture & Built Environment, at Robert Gordon University (RGU), as the university successfully joins the UK Green Building Council.
Electrical and mechanical contractor McKenna Group has reaffirmed its commitment to enabling the future of the industry with the appointment of a graduate quantity surveyor at its base in Dundee. Michael Crombie, 24, joined the business on a part-time basis earlier this year and went full time
Students from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment at Robert Gordon University (RGU) have designed a series of small, affordable houses as part of a project with Grampian Housing Association.
A collaboration between Robert Gordon University (RGU) and the Torry Development Trust will bring together expertise in health and social care, architecture and the creative arts, to inform and design the regeneration of the former Victoria Road School in Torry.
An exhibition by final year Architecture students from Robert Gordon University (RGU) will showcase some innovative solutions to major nationwide challenges such as housing and tourism, as well as creative ideas for the redevelopment of Aberdeen harbour.
Academic researchers are conducting a study into an innovative housing construction method which could help to bring down the cost for homebuyers. The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment at Robert Gordon University (RGU) is collaborating with the Construction Scotland Innov
An ambitious young student who worked two jobs at school in a bid to fund further studies has been given a helping hand by Stewart Milne Group. The housebuilder and timber systems manufacturer is supporting a Robert Gordon University access scholarship programme and Stephen Collins (18) a BSC (Hons)
Plans have been announced for a £40 million innovation hub in Aberdeen which aims to double the number of life sciences companies in North East Scotland. The Bio-therapeutics Hub for Innovation will be a focal point for sector ambition and growth and has secured £20m of capital funding f
A former administration building at Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen is to undergo a £1.5 million refurbishment to create a dedicated regional hub for digital and entrepreneurship activity. The Category A listed building on Schoolhill is being developed by private sector economic developm
(from left) Glenn Allison, chief executive of Stewart Milne Group, Professor David McClean, head of school at the Scott Sutherland School, and Sarah Dingwall, development manager for the RGU Foundation Stewart Milne Group has pledged £8,000 to create an access scholarship that will support an under
Professor David McClean Professor David McClean, head of the Robert Gordon University (RGU) Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, will this Friday give a presentation to the Chief Planner for Scotland and more than 30 other Heads of Planning from across the country.