John Gilbert Architects



Dumfries and Galloway Small Communities Housing Trust launches post-COVID project with new survey

Dumfries and Galloway Small Communities Housing Trust (DGSCHT) has launched a survey to assess the manner in which the lives of people across the South of Scotland during the pandemic have been impacted upon by their homes and living environments.

Published 4 November 2020

Council cancels £4.5m Paisley housing retrofit programme

A £4.5 million retrofit programme to reduce carbon emissions and boost the energy efficiency of 75 terraced homes in Paisley has been cancelled by Renfrewshire Council.

Published 28 October 2020

Braemar Community Ltd secures £120,000 for new homes project

Braemar Community Ltd (BCL) has secured £120,000 in funding from the CAF Venturesome Community Led Housing Fund for the survey and design work on its plans for 15 new affordable homes and one self-build plot in Braemar.

Published 8 October 2020

Work begins on 32 new homes in Glasgow city centre

A new affordable housing development is set to transform a vacant site in Glasgow city centre.

Published 8 September 2020

Redpath awarded role on Canongate housing energy efficiency project

Redpath Construction has started work on a project to improve the energy efficiency of the Canongate housing development in Edinburgh.

Published 23 March 2020

Wheatley to build 32 new flats on Calton car park

Wheatley Group has gained planning permission to develop 32 mid-market rent flats on the site of a car park in Calton.

Published 6 February 2020

Renfrewshire ‘retrofit’ housing project could slash heating bills by 90%

An innovative housing project in Renfrewshire will help to tackle climate change and could slash annual heating bills to £150.

Published 22 January 2020

Shettleston Housing Association wins award for Passivhaus development

Shettleston Housing Association’s Cunningham House development was named Best Affordable Housing Development (urban) in the UK-wide Inside Housing Awards.

Published 3 December 2019

Shettleston Housing Association development shortlisted for two UK awards

Shettleston Housing Association’s church conversion and Passivhaus development has been shortlisted in two categories in the national Inside Housing Awards.

Published 20 November 2019

Architect John Gilbert announces retirement

John Gilbert has announced his intention to retire from the architecture practice he founded and led for 27 years

Published 30 August 2019

Work starts on Scotland’s first community-owned Passivhaus certified homes

Building work has started on three family-sized passivhaus certified homes in the village of Closeburn in Dumfries and Galloway.

Published 26 June 2019

Shettleston’s Passivhaus church conversion shortlisted for Scottish Homes Award

The ambitious conversion of a semi-derelict building into one of Scotland’s most energy efficient affordable housing developments has been shortlisted for a national award.

Published 15 May 2019

Funding awarded for new Scottish Passivhaus initiative

Leading architects, designers and builders are to partner with researchers at The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) to develop a specific Scottish approach to Passivhaus.

Published 30 January 2019

Thenue lodges plans for housing development to combat dementia and depression in elderly

Plans have been submitted for a new housing development in the East End of Glasgow that aims to combat dementia, depression and a lack of exercise in the over-55 age group.

Published 5 December 2018

Ayrshire Housing announces new architects' panel

After a public competition, Ayrshire Housing has selected six well known architects to its new framework.

Published 6 July 2018