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05 DSC_0527March 2018 –  The Leaf Room at Ninewells Hospital has been awarded a National award in the Scottish Civic Trust ‘My Place’ Award at a ceremony in Glasgow, for the best new building, public realm or designed landscape or heritage restoration project in Scotland.

“The Scottish Civic Trust My Place Awards recognise projects that have had a positive impact in a local neighbourhood and have delivered positive benefits to that community. The My Place Awards are unique in Scotland in that they are a national celebration of good local design and conservation projects, nominated and evaluated by local people & supported by the Scottish Government, for the benefit of the communities and places of Scotland.”

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12 DSCN0245Sept – Nov 2017 – The Leaf Room in Ninewells was awarded a 2017 Commendation from Dundee Civic Trust in September for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Townscape of Dundee.’

In November it also received a commendation at the Dundee Institute of Architect’s annual awards in the ‘Best Small Project‘ (Non Domestic) Category. 

Also this month the house design at Denfield Steading made it to the finals of the ‘Build It Awards 2017’ for best self-build project in the UK!

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Nov 2016 – The competition winning Leaf Room in Ninewells was officially opened by Shona Robison MSP.

Looking forward to some warmer weather so those sliding folding doors can be opened up!  Thanks to all the team who worked so hard on the project. Some comments from the client have been:

“The Leaf Room looks beautiful and is such a great asset to the garden. It enjoys the huge benefits a nice warm fully accessible garden room will offer all year round.”

04 DSC_0070Sept 2016 – The Walled Garden house in Pittrichie has been awarded a commendation from Aberdeenshire Council at their Bi-Annual awards ceremony for ‘Innovative Sustainable Development.’ The client is elated with their finished Eco-House which they picked up at the awards ceremony in Banchory:

“Our Architect helped to transform our dreams into plans, and plans into a finished building. They supported us through the whole process from concepts to completion.”

 

IanRobertsonDentalSurgery-12Aug 2016 – The Dental Surgery project completed and the professional photographs look stunning! Carefully chosen ‘teeth chairs’ and an aquarium child smile room specially for kids help create a unique and special  environment. The surgery is now fully opened and client is delighted with the result:

“We are hugely grateful to the highly skilled team who have worked so hard to create such an innovative and impressive practice.”

For more info on the project Click here.


May 2016
 – The Sandy loan Development in Broughty Ferry has been shortlisted in the Scottish Home Awards 2016 ‘private affordable housing development’ section.

The awards, which highlight excellence in building, design, marketing and customer care across the house building industry, will be presented as part of a glittering awards celebration on Thursday 16 June at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange.

For more info on the project Click here, or go to the awards homepage at: www.kdmedia.co.uk/homeawards/finalists/

ninewellsAug 2015 – A Planning Application was submitted for The Garden room at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee. Click here for the project images and the 3D animation. Update – The Leaf Room has now been granted planning permission and hoping to be complete early 2016.

 

 

 

02 Existing PhotoJune 2015 – A busy few months in Planning! Several planning approvals coming through for various houses/small extensions. An Application for a modern expansion to a Dental Surgery In Arbroath has now been approved by the Planning department only a month after it was submitted! (record timing). It was also featured in the local press – Courier and Herald. Click here for more info…

 

 

 

13 DSC_0015Feb 2015 – Photos of the completed development in Alexandra Place, Arbroath. 6 new luxury flats with a fabulous view of the sea! All of these were sold off plan before construction even started. Good design sells… 

 

 

 

 

 

Brook StreetJan 2015 – A new development for 15 modern energy efficient flats in Broughty Ferry was visited by Scottish Housing Minister and local MSPs and press on 8th January 2015.  Click here for more details and images. Quote from a happy client: 

“Scottish Futures Trust are delighted with the design of the NHT Sandy Loan development, our first NHT development in Tayside.  The spacious 2 bedroom flats will provide comfortable, affordable homes for 15 families in a sought after area of Broughty Ferry and we are pleased to be providing these units in partnership with Dundee City Council and Ferrier Holdings.”

 

 

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Nov 2014 – Two awards were won at last night’s Dundee Institute of Architects Awards dinner: award for best ‘on the drawing board’ project for designs of a new house in Lunanbank, and also a commendation for ‘best small project’ for a small extension in Dundee. 

The project and awards were featured in several local newspapers as well as making onto the front page of the Arbroath Herald!

For links to each project please click on the images (left) or the links below:

 

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05Oct 2014 – Two big planning applications submitted today via EPlanning! One for 49 houses in Inverkeilor, and the other for 100 flats in Dundee. Both of these high profile projects were featured in the local press (and STV!). Eplanning is a fast efficient way of submitting planning applications online and saves our client’s time and money! Click here for a link to the project and the animation.

 

 

 

 

View 6Aug. 2014 – Planning Approval Awarded for exciting leisure facility in Forfar featured in local press. Click here to see finished images and 3D Animation

 

 

 

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April 2014 – Planning Application submitted for Viewfield Hotel Site, Arbroath.  Click here to see proposed images and 3D Animation

 

 

 

 

 

Sept. 2013 – Small extension in Arbroath complete (click here)

Aug. 2013 – Planning Approval for new apartments in Arbroath, which also featured in the local press

(click here to see project and 3D animation)

March 2013 – E-Planning: we are now fully set up to make online Planning Applications in Scotland. We have found this to be fast, efficient and paper free, saving our practice and client’s money!

img_1564-panoramaNov. 2012 – New Office Won Award for BEST COMMERCIAL PROJECT by Dundee Institute of Architects! (click here to see)