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Make a contribution, air your most profound lessons (or the things you rant about). The questions raised by art and ecology, the issues of culture in a time of environmental crisis, don t always impact on mainstream public art practices. The public invitation to contribute to a new series ...

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ecoartscotland is a new project focused on the connections between culture and environment. It is a platform for practice and research focused on the cultural challenges of environmental crisis. ecoartscotland draws on a wide range of sources to provide up to date information on everything from funding and creative opportunities ...

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In December 2010 A+DS teamed up with Kingsford Primary School in Aberdeen to run a workshop to deliver the architecture input that the school was looking for to help them in taking part in the National Theatre of Scotland Extreme Arts Project. The results of this partnership will be showcased ...

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The AECB website is currently showing four videos covering the application of Passivhaus principles, in part or whole, to the following property types: tower blocks; a mid-terrace, solid walled building, and a concrete-framed community building. The first two of the tower block projects are examples of how adding external insulation ...

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Ryder Unveil Bonhill Primary Ryder Architecture has completed a traditionally procured 5m school offering flexible teaching accommodation for 220 students within the village of Bonhill. Built from red sandstone, Siberian larch timber weather boarding, white through colour render and glazing the school will accommodate a library and IT suite. Teaching ...

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A homeowners guide to energy efficiency in historic buildings will be published by EWH later this year. The guide will bring together work carried out as part of EWH s Climate Challenge Fund project. The aim is to advise owners and residents about energy efficiency solutions that can improve historic ...

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This competition is part of the Power of Place Shetland Year of Architecture 2010. Managed by RIAS Consultancy for Shetland Islands Council, the competition for a small sustainable housing project for a designated site at Foulaburn, Bressay was launched on 5 November 2010- see previous bulletins. Thirty-eight pre qualification ...

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The Low Carbon Economic Strategy (LCES) is an integral part of the Government's Economic Strategy to secure sustainable economic growth, and a key component of the broader approach to meet Scotland's climate change targets and secure the transition to a low carbon economy in Scotland. Read more at http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/11/15085756/0

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Closing date for entries 18th February 2011 The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has issued a call for entries to its RIBA Awards programme which celebrates the best examples of new British architecture. Practices are encouraged to submit their projects of architectural excellence into the 2011 RIBA Awards ...

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Delivering Better Places in Scotland This new guide has been developed by the Scottish Centre for Regeneration, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Scotland, Architecture and Design Scotland and the University of Glasgow. The study consisted of a review of key issues involved in delivering 'better' places with eight exemplar ...

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