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Today's instalment in our COP26SCN feature highlights the pioneering retrofit of a pre-1919 tenement to Passivhaus enerPHit standards being undertaken on behalf of Southside Housing Association in Glasgow. Glasgow has around 73,000 iconic pre-1919 sandstone tenements. Their age, built form, con

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£1.83m of urgent works are needed at Ayrshire College's Ayr campus, the report said A new report has estimated that it would take over £360 million of work to bring Scotland’s entire college estate up to an acceptable condition.

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The demolition of all non-listed buildings at the Inverness College site at Midmills in the city centre is to begin next month to make way for more than 80 retirement homes. Retirement home provider McCarthy & Stone, which acquired the site from Highland Council, will build 45 homes on the vacan

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Forth Valley College is looking for a contractor to build the New Falkirk Campus after the Scottish Government and the Scottish Funding Council approved the full business case for the £83 million project. The estimated value of the main construction contract is £58m with the build anticipated to c

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A proposal for the UK’s first patented prefabricated timber frame party wall system is one of the first six innovation projects to be approved by Construction Scotland Innovation Centre’s (CSIC) Technical Advisory Group of industry and academic experts. The new party wall system is the brainchil

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An £11 million injection of European funding will allow work to start on the University of St Andrews’ £25m green energy centre on the 36-acre site of a former paper mill at Guardbridge. Over 225 jobs will be created during the construction phase with the University pledging apprenticeships and

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Nicola Sturgeon and Bill McBride view Philadelphia from 115m high courtesy of Heriot Watt’s ICE project at The Construction Scotland Annual Conference The vital role that innovation has to play in the Scottish construction industry was reinforced by Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP in Gl

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