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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. Technical Design Vacancy – Glasgow  We are looking for...

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...

John Gilbert Architects is delighted to announce an exhibition and series of events to celebrate our 25th anniversary. Throughout April, May and June 2018 we are hosting an exhibition and talks which examine John’s career, tenements, housing and debating their future. We are delighted to partner with...

[gallery ids="16416,310,309"] Working on behalf of Rural Stirling Housing Association and with close cooperation with the local community, we are delighted that our project for twenty-two new homes in Balmaha has been granted planning permission. The development will be made up of 12 houses and eight flats...

John Gilbert Architects is celebrating after winning a prestigious accolade for its sustainability performance. Our Hab-Lab service was awarded Best Small Retrofit Project at the SHIFT awards 2017 in London hosted by leading environmental journalist Lucy Siegle. The SHIFT Awards (created by sustainability consultants Sustainable Homes) showcase the very...

John Gilbert Architects has launched a new service providing affordable Passivhaus-standard social housing. With contractors Stewart & Shields, JGA has developed Passivhoos – homes designed specifically for Scottish social housing providers that meet international Passivhaus standards and Scottish Government budget benchmarks. Passivhoos aims to eradicate fuel poverty, reduce rent...

We are delighted that the Intellectual Property Office has registered Hab-Lab as a trademark. Hab-Lab is our award-winning service which builds on our reputation for sustainable design and reinforces our aspiration to create designs that not only look great but also perform flawlessly. Our aim is to close the performance...