Architectural Profession

Life After Lockdown

What impact will the Covid19 lockdown have on the design and construction of our homes?

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Capital A is Ten Years Old

I can't believe it has been Ten Years since I began Capital A. 

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How Hard Can It Be?

I offer a full service to my clients but what does that mean?

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Best Contemporary Architecture Design Firm Scotland 2017

Build Magazine have awarded Capital A the Best Contemporary Architecture Design Firm - Scotland 2017 and also the Best UK Contemporary House Extension 2017.


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The 100 Best Homes in Scotland

A recent project by Capital A has been included in the 100 best ‘one off’ houses or housing developments in Scotland since 2000. This exhibition was organised by the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland as part of the 2017 Festival of Architecture.


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We Have A Winner

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Capital A Just Won Its First Award.

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Stepping Down as ECAN Chairman

I have been chairman of ECAN for two years, its been fun but time for a change.

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A Decade On

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University, the best days of my life.

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Edinburgh Chartered Architects Network

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Being a sole practitioner can be very isolating.

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RIAS Chartered Practice

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Capital A has become a chartered practice.

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What Are We Protecting?

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Some Architects think more government regulation is the answer. I disagree.

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How To Encourage More House Extensions

The single biggest thing holding back house extensions isn't the planning system.

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Architects and Money

We need to talk about the money.

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Architects and Planning Applications

Capital A have a google map showing all our successful planning applications.

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Social Media For An Architect

How do Architects use social mediaSocial+Media+for+an+Architect+1

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The Real Lost Generation

Computer Aided Design has split the architecture profession.

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Architects, Polymaths, TED and Continuing Professional Development

What can to web teach us? Quite a lot, actually.

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Architects Fees

How much will an Architects Fee set you back and what do you get for your money?

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How to Become an Architect

Its even harder than you think.

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