John Gilbert Architects



Work starts on Scotland’s first community-owned Passivhaus certified homes

Building work has started on three family-sized passivhaus certified homes in the village of Closeburn in Dumfries and Galloway.

Published 26 June 2019

Shettleston’s Passivhaus church conversion shortlisted for Scottish Homes Award

The ambitious conversion of a semi-derelict building into one of Scotland’s most energy efficient affordable housing developments has been shortlisted for a national award.

Published 15 May 2019

Funding awarded for new Scottish Passivhaus initiative

Leading architects, designers and builders are to partner with researchers at The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) to develop a specific Scottish approach to Passivhaus.

Published 30 January 2019

Thenue lodges plans for housing development to combat dementia and depression in elderly

Plans have been submitted for a new housing development in the East End of Glasgow that aims to combat dementia, depression and a lack of exercise in the over-55 age group.

Published 5 December 2018

Ayrshire Housing announces new architects' panel

After a public competition, Ayrshire Housing has selected six well known architects to its new framework.

Published 6 July 2018

Green light for affordable housing plan on banks of Loch Lomond

Twenty-two new homes are now in the pipeline for Balmaha due to an innovative approach to tackling the issue of the lack of affordable rural housing.

Published 28 March 2018

Affordable Passivhaus service set for Scottish social housing sector

A new service will be launched tomorrow which aims to provide affordable, Passivhaus-standard social housing in Scotland.

Published 12 June 2017

Ayrshire Housing completes energy efficient homes in Ayr

A development of 22 flats and houses on the main road into Ayr’s town centre has been officially opened after being delivered by Ayrshire Housing.

Published 8 September 2016