John Gilbert Architects is a Scottish design studio, passionate about designing places for people and the planet. We deliver beautiful, efficient, affordable projects designed with users, residents and the community. We undertake design work from a strategic level to detailed architecture with creativity, enthusiasm and knowledge.

Sustainable Architecture

Sustainable Architecture

Our buildings are rooted in their context, have a contemporary design, high performance and are tailored to the needs of users. We believe that buildings that are carefully designed and detailed, with high standards of energy efficiency with excellent internal space standards, will last a lifetime.

Conservation and Retrofit

Conservation & Retrofit

Our conservation and retrofit service offers new life for old buildings whatever their age, use or type. We work with you, the building and residents to provide buildings that have a new or improved function, look nicer, cost less to run and are fit for the 21st century.

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Strategy & Masterplan

We look strategically at town centre and housing regeneration. With planning and urban design skills, we offer development plans that work for residents, stakeholders and the wider community.



Hab-Lab reinforces our aspiration to create designs that not only look great but also perform flawlessly. We employ a dedicated building performance specialist to assist clients to benchmark, measure and improve the performance of their new and existing building stock.

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