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Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival would not be possible without the support of our event sponsors. Glasgow Building Preservation trust is proud to work with such fantastic organisations partners.
Collective Architecture was established to pursue themes of participation and sustainability in architecture. Our output is highly varied, ranging from intimate community installations to large scale urban regeneration. Over the past 25 years we have successfully delivered a series of important projects spread across the UK. Working internationally with private and public clients, we consider all projects to be capable of providing a source of identity for place, organisation or individual. The company is owned by an employee run trust established to further involve staff in practice development. Our ethos encourages individuals to research issues which are of relevance to both their work and to the wider society which has resulted in our architects developing specialist knowledge, qualifications and skills.
Dentons’ UKI real estate practice is a 200+ strong team working from five offices across the UK and Ireland. Supported by a global network of over 1,100 real estate experts, including a leading Scottish real estate practice, Dentons values brevity, integrity, innovation, and common sense as driving forces for client success.
As the world’s largest law firm, we offer clients more talent in more locations than any other legal services provider. In Scotland you will benefit from the cross-market insights of the 160+ lawyers we have on the ground
Gardiner & Theobald
Gardiner & Theobald (G&T) is an independent construction and property consultancy delivering Cost Management, Project Management and Specialist Consultancy for the built environment. They are passionate about three things: delivering a truly world class service for clients, investing in the best people to deliver that service and remaining financially strong and independent. These are the pillars of the firm’s success and what sets them apart from others.
The firm is a market leader in the Arts, Heritage & Culture sector, having worked on a number of prestigious projects that are being showcased in the Glasgow Doors Open Festival. G&T cares about the impact it has on the world and the legacy it leaves behind – from championing the next generation of built environment professionals, to its commitment to working to the highest ethical standards – they are proud to set the benchmark for quality in this field.
Glasgow City Heritage Trust
Glasgow City Heritage Trust gives out almost £1million in funding each year to help people in Glasgow protect, repair and promote the city’s historic buildings and places.
Through our conservation grants programmes people will enjoy, understand and care for Glasgow’s historic built environment and will be able to access funding and expertise which will ensure the sustainability of the city’s heritage for current and future generations.
Hypostyle is a UK practice that works across architectural disciplines. Formed in 1985, the firm has 36 staff working from offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Our experience encompasses the following sectors: residential, masterplanning, health, education, public, commercial, conservation, listed buildings, renovation, interiors, and industrial. Working in both the private and public sectors, we have long experience of delivering high value projects on time and to budget.
INCH Architecture + Design Ltd
INCH Architecture + Design Ltd is an innovative, social enterprise architecture, design and research practice founded in 2012 in Glasgow. We are driven by our social intent / objectives to deliver projects which have a positive, lasting effect on the community and users of our buildings. We believe great design should be for the benefit of all.
INCH work in many fields including public & heritage buildings, design for older people, best practice design for dementia and other cognitive impairments, office, infrastructure, and housing. We also provide consultancy and research into best practice, analysing why, what, and how we build, and the impact of the act of construction.
As a social enterprise, INCH reinvest our profits to support those at the start of the development journey via pro bono initial consultations, funding research into best practice, and engaging in education and skills development.
John Gilbert Architects
Our conservation and retrofit service offers new life for old buildings whatever their age, use or type. We work with you, the building and residents to provide buildings that have a new or improved function, look nicer, cost less to run and are fit for the 21st century.
We have a particular interest and expertise in low- energy refurbishments designed to minimise fuel bills. As we as incorporating renewable energy to reduce carbon emissions and fuel poverty, we’re retrofitting existing buildings to Passivhaus standard.
We are an award winning architectural practice based in Glasgow. We offer a Director led approach, developing a partnering ethos throughout each and every project, recognising the importance of developing a strong relationship with all parties to ensure quality.
We adopt an innovative and pragmatic approach to design working closely with clients to achieve their aims and objectives, underpinned by our belief that people, place and community are at the heart of what we do.
We believe that all projects are unique and work to develop sustainable environments with a focus on creating a sense of place.
We aim to make a difference.
Narro Associates is an employee-owned Consulting Structural & Civil Engineering practice with offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Stirling and Aberdeen. With over 35 years’ experience, motivation and a desire to extend the experience of the practice has led to expertise in all sectors including conservation, residential, commercial, industrial, hotel & leisure, community projects, education, health facilities and the public sector.
Projects include new builds, alterations and refurbishments, conservation of historic buildings and monuments, as well as landscape and townscape improvement works. We provide a professional and friendly service supported by experience, expertise, and the latest technology.
As a Practice, our engineers and technicians always take sustainability and energy efficiency into consideration. We aim to specify materials in our designs which can be locally sourced, are durable, and/or have minimal environmental impact in either their production or disposal
We are architects, researchers and collaborators celebrating 40 years in practice. Over the years we have earned a reputation for excellence in design and delivery, providing responsive solutions rooted in the needs and experience of local users and communities. We have an unwavering practice ethos: of being a creative community, united by a common purpose to design creatively, with integrity, and to make a difference.
We have a diverse portfolio of projects in new and established settings, and we thrive from working in existing historic settings to deliver creative adaptation.