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Beauty Kitchen - Sustainable Beauty, Sustainable Client. The impact that the beauty industry has on our planet can be extremely detrimental especially when it comes to waste management. There is an exception to the rule however, paving the way in the standards of reusable, sustainable products....

As part of #JGADeclares each member of staff is writing a blog on their response to the climate emergency. This weeks article is by practice founder, John: Do you remember ‘Scottish Homes’, which morphed into ‘Communities Scotland’ and then got taken over by Scottish Government? It...

As part of #JGADeclares each member of staff is writing a blog on their response to the climate emergency. This week, Senior Project Architect Gillies: There’s little doubt in my mind that the world is in the grips of a climate emergency. We all need...

On 4th June 2019 the Scottish Government’s Working Group on Tenement Maintenance published their final recommendations for legislation to be introduced over the coming years to tackle the maintenance crisis facing Scotland’s buildings in common ownership. Currently 68% of all dwellings have some disrepair, whilst...

Due to increasing number of projects, John Gilbert Architects is seeking a range of new expertise in the office. Technician / Technical Architect - Glasgow Passivhoos Design Manager (TBC) Details below with relevant application dates. No agencies, thank you. Passivhoos Passivhoos Design and Construction Manager - Glasgow The...

The Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit (MEARU) at The Glasgow School of Art, together with John Gilbert Architects, Stewart & Shields and Design Engineering Workshop, have secured three-year funding from Innovate UK through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to develop a specific Scottish approach to...

John Gilbert Architects is delighted to be speaking at a number of events and seminars at Scotland Build Expo 2019 at SEC Glasgow (20-21 March). Scotland Build is the leading construction show for Scotland and is attended by thousands of building, construction architecture and engineering professionals...

Are you involved in the renovation of existing buildings? This event is aimed at everybody in the retrofit sector from policy makers and development managers in housing organisations, to architects, builders, surveyors and those simply interested in upgrading their own homes. Scottish Government is directing large...

Following consultation held April to May of this year, The Kirkwall Urban Design Framework was presented to the Council's Development and Infrastructure Committee on Wednesday 26 September 2018. The document was ratified by Full Council on 9 October. The document will be taken into consideration...