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Bake the World a Better Place

12:22pm, Wed 21st March 2018

Help ABS to bake the world a better place on 17th May, World Baking Day, during Mental Health Awareness week. Raise vital funds whilst treating everyone to some brilliant baked...

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Scottish Shortlist for RIAS/RIBA Awards 2018

11:16am, Tue 20th March 2018

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has announced a 25 strong shortlist for its 2018 awards (from 75 entries). The judging panel for this year includes RIAS President,...

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GIA's 150th Birthday Party!!

9:38am, Tue 6th March 2018

The Glasgow Institute of Architects is to celebrate 150 years with a party for the wider construction industry following its 2018 AGM. Street food delights will be offered by Chompsky...

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RIAS Convention 2018; 11-12 May, Aberdeen

9:52am, Tue 6th March 2018

We are delighted that this year's RIAS Convention will take place at Queens Cross Church in Aberdeen. Both the Friday and Saturday events will take place at the church and...

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Planning (Scotland) Bill

9:57am, Tue 6th March 2018

The RIAS represents a very large proportion of users of the planning system, acting as agents for developers and public bodies. Chartered Architects act at the forward end of the...

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VELUX Competition - Voting Now Open!

2:22pm, Thu 14th December 2017

The finalists have been chosen, vote for your favourite!Deadline for voting is 21 March 2018.VOTE NOW

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Choosing an Architect

7:21am, Tue 8th September 2015

Definition of an ArchitectBefore a person can be called an architect he or she will have completed a seven-year course in the design, specification and erection of buildings and passed...

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Room Hire at 15 Rutland Square

11:20am, Tue 17th June 2014

15 Rutland Square, in the heart of Edinburgh's West End, is a unique and elegant setting for business meetings or entertainment. Home to the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland...

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4:37pm, Wed 14th May 2014

As the lead professionals within the construction industry, architects can advise on all aspects of buildings and the built environment. If you wish to consult a specialist with regard to...

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Disputes and Dispute Resolution

4:19pm, Mon 19th May 2014

When you use a chartered architect you are protected; skills have to be exercised to the standards established by the professional body, in professional conduct and in the procedures by...

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