who we are

We are a young progressive award winning architectural practice, producing innovative design solutions for the built environment.

innovative [ɪnəvətɪv]

adjective

(of a product, idea, etc.) featuring new methods; advanced and original.”innovative designs”

(of a person) introducing new ideas; original and creative in thinking.”writers who are now viewed as innovative”

Founded in 2009 by Stuart the practice is driven by a mixture of experience with clear architectural ideals, drawing from a wide spectrum of expertise.

Central to the practice’s ideals is the development + use of sustainable, environmentally friendly techniques + materials, ensuring the health + wellbeing of the inhabitants is primary.

We aim to find simple solutions for what may seem complex
problems, investing time in ensuring that all parts of the design are
present both to aid the fabric but are also aesthetically pleasing.

We pride ourselves on providing a personal and focused service
considering every client individually, listening to and discussing
solutions for their explicit needs ensures that well considered
solutions are found within the specific budgets and timeframes.

awards

2019

Urban Realm 100

Listed within 100 top practices in Scotland

CIAT Alan King Awards 2019 – Winner

Formation of New Dwelling, Grange View, Galashiels

CIAT Alan King Awards 2019 – Commended

Formation of Holiday Let Property, The Rink, Galashiels

2018

Urban Realm 100

Listed within 100 top practices in Scotland

Build Architecture Awards 2018

Residential Architecture Firm of the Year 2018 – Scotland

Scottish Design Awards 2018 – Shortlisted

Alterations + Extension to Dwelling at Craighall Terrace, Musselburgh

CIAT Alan King Awards 2018 – Highly Commended

Alterations + Extension to The Grange, Galashiels

Aberdeenshire Architectural + Landscape Design Awards 2018

Formation of  New Dwelling, Craigwell, Aboyne

2017

Build Architecture Awards 2017

Most Innovative Residential Architecture Firm – Scotland – Winner

CIAT Alan King Awards 2017 – Winner

Formation of  New Dwelling, Craigwell, Aboyne

CIAT Alan King Awards 2017 – Shortlisted

Formation of New Dwelling, Rathmore Road, Cambridge

2016

SBC Design Awards 2016 “Works to Existing Building ” – shortlisted

Alterations + Extension to Farmhouse, Cavers Mains, Nr Hawick

Build Architecture Awards 2016

Most Innovative Residential Architecture Firm – Scotland – Winner

2015

The Scottish Civic Trust My Place Awards 2015 – shortlisted

The Nancey Ovens Awards 2015  – shortlisted

New Playpark, Philiphaugh Freedom Park, Selkirk

CIAT Alan King Awards 2012 – Shortlisted

Formation of Artist Studio, Braeside, St Boswells

2012 

CIAT Alan King Awards 2012 – Highly Commended Winner

SBC Design Awards 2012 “Works to Existing Building ” – shortlisted

Regeneration of South Lodge, Nr Stow

SBC Design Awards 2012 “Works to Existing Building ” – winner
(design + detail consultant)

Conversion of Former Grain Mill to Luxury Holiday Accommodation Lewinshope

SBC Design Awards 2012 “Works to Existing Building ” – shortlisted

Conversion of former Stables, Ashkirk House, Ashkirk

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