Archive for: July, 2019

A&DS and RIAS Scottish Student Awards for Architecture 2019

The A&DS and RIAS Scottish Student Awards for Architecture 2019 are now open for entries! The awards are an annual highlight – marking the vigour of Scotland’s architectural schools and the tremendous talent of our student members. The submission deadline is Monday 19th August 2019. Award categories: 1) RIAS Rowand Anderson Silver Medal for best…

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Scott Sutherland School values its distance

An interesting article about the modern Scott Sutherland School. It may not be as you remember it, and that goes further than the relocation.Eleanor Young in the RIBA Journal. Aberdeen’s Scott Sutherland School sees distinct advantages in being so distant from London Aberdeen’s Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and the Built Environment is the northernmost of…

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RIAS Quarterly Chapter Report July 2019

We were asked to write something related to the theme of health and well-being, so I’ll try to at least be concomitant to that theme, no matter how tedious. I was on a train recently and found myself reading an arduous article about Niksen and the health benefits of doing nothing. I gave up after…

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CPD Afternoon – SER & Section 6 – Energy

Chapter members are invited to attend a CPD afternoon focusing on two separate subjects, both relating to sections of the Building Standards Scotland. Please register by emailing The event will be held at 1-4pm on 30th July, at the Music Hall in Aberdeen. Following the CPD presentations there will be a short tour of…

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Build Your Future Schools Challenge

The Build Your Future Schools Challenge is a new initiative based on long running schemes elsewhere in Scotland. It is shaping up to be a really interesting and worthwhile event to be involved with. They are keen to have representation and involvement from different aspects of design and construction. A flyer is available here. If…

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RIAS Inspiring – The RIAS Strategy

Strategy Document Images The RIAS are preparing a national strategy document & they are looking for images of projects which are of Scottish architecture and are relevant to the specific parts of the document.  If you have images of projects that you think are suitable and applicable please sent them to us.  There are details…

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