The London Plan

Briefing Note 2020 – The New London Plan

The Draft New London Plan is scheduled to be adopted early in 2020.  This is a planning document controlled by the Greater London Authority (GLA) which sets out the strategic plan for London in terms of the economy, transport, social framework and the environment. It is

Half house half bar graph showing energy efficiency

Briefing Note 2020 – Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) were introduced by the government in April 2018, with an aim to combat fuel poverty and reducing CO2 emissions. The guidelines state that domestic and commercial properties in England and Wales must achieve an EPC rating of at least an ‘E‘ before

Maggie's Centre Lanarkshire

Maggie’s Lanarkshire shortlisted for 2015 Stirling Prize

We are delighted to learn that Maggie's Lanarkshire has been short-listed for the 2015 Stirling Prize. The architects of the new cancer care building are Reiach & Hall, a firm who we have developed an excellent working relationship over the past 30 years. Maggies Lanarkshire

New £16m architecture school completed at RGU

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has completed the second phase of its £120m Garthdee campus project, with the new £16m Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment set to welcome its first students in September. The completion of the School, built by Kier Construction, follows the

Queen opens KJ Tait designed TIC University of Strathclyde

KJ Tait Engineers carried out full detailed design of all M&E services for the £89m valued Technology and Innovation Centre (TIC) as well as performing the sustainability role. As a centre for renewable energy research it was imperative that the TIC Building was designed to exhibit

Maggies Forth Valley Site

Maggies Forth Valley is the latest in a long series of projects for the Maggies Foundation supported by KJ Tait Engineers, and starts on site today, 13 May 2015. Maggies Forth Valley is scheduled for completion in April 2016, and is located in the grounds