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John Gilbert Architects is delighted to start 2017 with appointments to two new framework agreements. We continue our longstanding relationship with Thenue Housing Association, having previously worked on projects in Calton, Bridgeton and Castlemilk. We have also been appointed to the Wheatley Group Framework, to deliver new housing across...

We are delighted that both Scott Abercrombie and Brigit Luffingham have been appointed as directors of the Thomson Society. Founded in 1991, the Alexander Thomson Society works to promote and safeguard the works of the Scottish architect Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson. Over the last 12 months, Scott has been...

Over 300 delegates, including Director Chris Morgan, converged on the Business Design Centre in Islington, London for the one-day UK Passivhaus Conference which this year took as its theme the delivery of larger scale Passivhaus projects. Chris presented research on overheating at one of the...

John Gilbert Architects created an Art Deco feast for Cake Fest Scotland 2016 with a sweet and musical Rothesay Pavilion. As part of Festival of Architecture Cake Fest, Cake Fest participants chose from Scotland's 100 favourite buildings and brought their creations to Cowane's Hospital in Stirling on Sunday...

There are 3,707 category A-listed buildings in Scotland. The listing is aimed at highlighting those buildings that have a high architectural value. In Glasgow alone there are 1,800 buildings listed – approximately 280 category A-listed and 1,260 category B-listed buildings. The listing ensures that councils can have better...

The following John Gilbert Architects projects have been made available by our clients to stay in or rent. See the links below for booking information.   [vc_text_separator title='Cuil Bay' title_align='separator_align_center' border='no' border_color='' background_color='' text_color=''] Designed for Kat and her family, this house is on the west coast of...

A talk at an Architectural Fringe Event on The Neoliberal City 9/7/16 – Anna Minton and Andy Wightman Anna Minton has rightly been critical of the way our public spaces have been turned over to the private sector, becoming no go areas for photographers, picnickers, young people...

John Gilbert Architects’ Hab-Lab project has won the Saltire Society’s Innovation in Housing award 2016. This is the second Saltire Society award for the practice who won the Innovation in Housing award in 2014 for PassivTEN. Hab-Lab is a highly innovative, multi-disciplinary project which explores how to eliminate the performance...

Appointed by A+DS and aimed at supporting the work of Estates Teams across the NHS in Scotland tasked with making decisions on the reuse of existing buildings, the report is a study into the sustainability of reusing healthcare buildings. The NHS has a large existing...

Sustainable Dunblane was awarded funding from the Government’s Climate Challenge Fund to study ‘Hard to Treat’ Housing in Dunblane which represents 42% of Dunblane Community Council’s housing stock. 18 representative houses were surveyed and studied using a variety of techniques and the results have been...