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April 26, 2017

Director gives lecture to Common Weal

Last Saturday Dualchas director Alasdair Stephen gave an inaugural lecture at the first Common Weal Skye event at the new community hub, An Crùbh, on the Isle of Skye.  A bigger…

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March 30, 2017

Dualchas celebrates turning 21

Dualchas Architects celebrated turning 21 at an office party and brand launch last thursday on the Isle of Skye. Staff from both Glasgow and Skye, as well as invited guests and journalists,…

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March 15, 2017

Dualchas seeking Architect in Glasgow

Dualchas Architects is looking for a talented architect for the Glasgow office.  Should have at least three years post qualification experience and be ARB registered.  Should be creative as well…

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November 2, 2016

New Dualchas house in Sleat completed

Ancala, a Dualchas-designed house near Armadale in Sleat, south Skye, has been completed. The three bedroom house has dramatic views over the Sound of Sleat to the hills of Knoydart, with…

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June 7, 2017

Meet the MD: Alasdair Stephen, Dualchas Architects

An article from the business magazine BQ featuring company director Alasdair Stephen:   Working with family is one thing, but could you start and run two businesses with your twin?…

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March 8, 2014

The House on the Hill

Front Cover feature in Build IT magazine on Dualchas designed house in Staffin, the Isle of Skye.

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March 5, 2013

Skye’s the limit

A love of Scotland – and it’s inspirational views – along with a fondness for Scandinavian design informed the simple design of Jimmy Lawson and Hanne Stemann’s beautiful home  

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December 12, 2012

Homes + Interiors Scotland – Dec 2012

This articles called Simple Pleasures is an excellent description of the award winning Boreraig house on the Isle of Skye.  Journalist is Caroline Ednie.

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April 26, 2017

Lighting up the Glens – by Alasdair Stephen

Lecture given by Alasdair Stephen at inaugral Skye Commonweal meeting on Saturday the 22nd of April at An Crùbh, Duisdale, Sleat, Skye. This is a photo taken of Ferindonald primary…

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November 28, 2016

Fragile areas need Big Government – by Alasdair Stephen

This article was first printed in the West Highland Free Press on the 25th of November 2016.  On Saturday evening I met the contractor who built my house on Skye…

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March 3, 2014

Scottish Architecture and Independence

Lecture given to Strathclyde University as part of Politics and Scottish Architecture symposium on the 27th of February 2014.

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March 4, 2013

Challenge of Austere Times by Alasdair Stephen

Lecture given to the Rural Housing Service Conference 2013 in Birnam, Perthshire A number of years ago I received a phone call from a young academic from Stirling University.  She…

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August 23, 2017

Dualchas Event Video

This is the video created by Spey Communications to mark our 21 years in practice.

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March 25, 2017

Dream Homes with Oliver Heath – The Shed

ITV programme following Dualchas principal Mary Arnold Forster building her dream house on Skye.

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September 15, 2016

Dualchas in Volvo Advert

Dualchas house ‘An Dà Bhathach’ features in this Volvo advert.  The real star is the Isle of Skye.

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May 22, 2015

Colbost Video

A short video made by a Dualchas admirer of the Colbost house on the Isle of Skye.