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June 11, 2019

Two award shortlistings for neighbours

Dualchas are delighted to see that two of our housing projects in Armadale; Isle of Skye are shortlisted for the Saltire Society Housing Design Award. An Cala and The Black…
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May 31, 2019

Dualchas win RIAS Award

Dualchas are delighted to announce that The Black House, Armadale; Isle of Skye was awarded a RIAS Award last night. This award showcases the project as one of the ten best…
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May 10, 2019

Vacancy – Architect

Architect sought for our busy office, based in the south of Skye.   Applicants would require post Part 3 experience running jobs with good technical and contractual knowledge. Applicants should…
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March 29, 2019

Double whammy of award shortlistings

We are delighted to have the Black h; Harlosh, Isle of Skye shortlisted for the Architects Journal Small Project Awards 2019 and also the Blackhouse; Armadale, Isle of Skye shortlisted…
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February 6, 2019

Highland Cinema Site Clearance Underway

This week saw the demolition of the Cameron Centre building on Cameron Square in Fort William town centre. This important site is the location for the proposed new Highland Cinema.…
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January 10, 2019

Living Wage and the Scottish Business Pledge

Dualchas are proud to say that we have become an Accredited Living Wage Employer. Accreditation means that we pay all of our staff the Real Living Wage as defined by…
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December 6, 2018

Steading + Milking Parlour Renovation Completed

The renovation of a dilapidated steading and milking parlour has now been completed in rural Aberdeenshire. The result is a spacious and light 4 bed family home.   Living a…
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November 9, 2018

New House in Strathaven

We are delighted to receive planning approval for this new brick and timber house in the village of Strathaven. The siting of the stepped volumes in plan relates to the…
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November 8, 2018

Arran Challenge Grand Total

Today we received this certificate from MS Society Scotland giving us our final total from our Arran Challenge with Heb Homes including gift aid. What a fantastic amount of money. It…
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November 5, 2018

Dualchas wins big at the IAA Awards

A Dualchas house that cantilevers over the shores of the Sound of Sleat near Armadale on Skye has won the top award in an architectural competition for the Highlands and…
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October 3, 2018

Fort William Cinema Unveiled

We have released our vision for a new cinema in Fort William town centre for the first time. This shows the transformation of Cameron square where the 1980s building, currently…
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October 2, 2018

Arran Challenge Triumph

Last weekend Dualchas and Hebhomes ascended Arran. 24 of us took it upon ourselves to cycle 57 miles around Arran or run or walk 10km up and down Goatfell. It…
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September 25, 2018

Family House on Skye

The benefit of working in places like the Isle of Skye is being part of the community. We are able to see houses become family homes, and we are often…
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September 24, 2018

Dualchas at the V&A

Dualchas are delighted that two of their houses, Colbost and Cliff House on the Isle of Skye, are being showcased in the new Victoria and Albert design museum in Dundee in…
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September 4, 2018

Fort William Cinema

Press release Skye-based design firm Dualchas Architects has been appointed to design a new cinema for Fort William. This will see a two screen cinema with a café/bar built in…
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August 2, 2018

Dualchas Arran Challenge Update

We are well underway with our training and fundraising. We've now had to raise the target twice due to people's overwhelming generosity. Currently the target sits at £4,000. With over…
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July 6, 2018

Jersey Planning Approval

We were delighted to find out that our redevelopment of a beachfront site in Jersey has recently been granted Planning Permission.   The site already had Planning for a large…
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June 21, 2018

Togail Sùil – Martin on the radio

Martin Baillie, an architect from our Skye office, who is a fluent gaelic speaker featured on a BBC Radio nan Gàidheal episode. Through this series 'Togail Sùil' Gilleasbuig MacDhòmhnaill speaks to…
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June 18, 2018

Dualchas Arran Challenge

  Our Dualchas & Hebhomes teams are putting in their best effort to raise funds for research into MS, a cause recently discovered close to our team. We set our target…
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May 16, 2018

Dualchas on French TV

Dualchas has been featured on the hit TV show 50"inside on the most popular TV channel in France, TF1.  Ruaraidh Flyn from Dualchas was interviewed, explaining the cultural and economic…
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April 26, 2018

Staff Profile: Tony Scott Halbert, Architect

What’s your name and job title? Tony Scott Halbert, Architect How long have you worked at Dualchas? 1 month What do you do at Dualchas? I am an architect, working…
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March 8, 2018

Staff Profile: Siân McGrath, Part 1 Architectural Assistant

What’s your name and job title? Siân McGrath, Part 1 Architectural Assistant How long have you worked at Dualchas? 6 months What do you do at Dualchas? I work alongside…
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March 8, 2018

Staff Profile: Sophie Rowland, Architect

What’s your name and job title? Sophie Rowland, Architect How long have you worked at Dualchas? 1 year What do you do at Dualchas? As an Architect based in our…
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March 8, 2018

Staff Profile: Angela Milne, Office Administrator

What’s your name and job title? Angela Milne, Office Administrator How long have you worked at Dualchas? 3 years What do you do at Dualchas? I provide the administration support…
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March 8, 2018

Staff Profile: Laura Stephen, Architect

What’s your name and job title? Laura Stephen, Architect How long have you worked at Dualchas? 10 years What do you do at Dualchas? Design and oversee the procurement of…
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October 2, 2017

Dualchas Open Day this Saturday

Dualchas Architects is holding an Open Day this Saturday (7th October) in our Glasgow office.  If you have a serious project you would like to discuss with an architect you…
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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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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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August 23, 2016

Dualchas and RRA Reveal St Kilda Visitors’ Centre

After a number of months of work, Dualchas and Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter, Oslo, are able to release images from our exciting collaboration on the St Kilda Centre – Ionad Hiort…
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May 31, 2016

Prospect North takes centre stage

People wearing the huge sculptural head of a unicorn has become one of the most surreal images to be seen at this year’s  15th Venice Architectural Biennale. Part of the…