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We are delighted to be working with Renfrewshire Council to deliver the BEIS Whole House Retrofit Innovation competition. The Crosswalls (Whole House Retrofit) project team includes Renfrewshire Council, John Gilbert Architects Hab-Lab initiative, BRE Scotland, CSIC and the Passivhaus Trust. The competition was run by the Department...

This week I attended the ‘Tenements Today, Tenements Tomorrow’ conference at The Lighthouse, organised by Scottish Civic Trust, Built Environment Forum Scotland and Under One Roof to highlight the growing crisis in tenement maintenance and the work of the Scottish Parliament Working Group on Tenement...

We are delighted to announce that Scott Abercrombie has been promoted to Associate Director of the practice, with specific responsibility for conservation work. Scott has recently gained both IHBC Full Member (Accredited in interdisciplinary conservation practice) and RIBA Conservation Accreditation which puts him in a great position...

John Gilbert Architects continues to develop and expand, as a result of new projects in Scotland and England, new Passivhoos projects and increased demand for our Hab-Lab service, we have been joined by the following new staff in the last few months. Drew Carr - Drew...

As part of the #JGADeclares series, this week former staff member, recent graduate and collaborator Scott McAulay offers his view on language and climate change. You can follow Scott on Twitter and see his talk at the upcoming RIAS Conference. This year the Guardian’s editor-in-chief sent...

John Gilbert Architects announces the retirement of John Gilbert at the end of August 2019, after founding and leading the practice for 27 years. John established the practice in 1992 after the publication of The Tenement Handbook. He built the practice up to be renowned for...

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...