Robert Gordon University

Architecture students design affordable homes for Grampian Housing Association

Students from the Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment at Robert Gordon University (RGU) have designed a series of small, affordable houses as part of a project with Grampian Housing Association.

Published 19 August 2020

RGU to collaborate on Grampian Housing Association community regeneration project at Torry

A collaboration between Robert Gordon University (RGU) and the Torry Development Trust will bring together expertise in health and social care, architecture and the creative arts, to inform and design the regeneration of the former Victoria Road School in Torry.

Published 15 June 2020

RGU to research innovative robotic timber construction methods

Academic researchers are conducting a study into an innovative housing construction method which could help to bring down the cost for homebuyers.

Published 5 April 2019

RGU student awarded David Young Memorial Prize

A quantity surveying graduate of Robert Gordon University has been awarded an annual prize in memory of a former chairman of Grampian Housing Association.

Published 10 November 2017

'Ugly affordable housing' in rural Scotland is damaging tourism

Ugly affordable housing in rural Scotland is damaging tourism, according to a professor of architecture at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.

Published 1 November 2017

RGU architecture student wins garden design contest at Sanctuary development

Published 10 October 2017

Architecture and occupational therapy students join forces to design for dementia

Groups of architecture and occupational therapy students at Robert Gordon University (RGU) have joined forces for a collaborative learning opportunity focusing on the needs of individuals with dementia in relation to their living environments.

Published 26 April 2017

Albyn secures funding for project which predicts elderly falls in homes

A ground breaking new project which aims to develop an effective falls prediction system that can be installed in peoples’ homes has secured almost £100,000 in new funding.

Published 25 January 2017

Architecture students look to foster sense of place at Aberdeen tower blocks

Architecture students at Robert Gordon University (RGU) have been tasked with developing ideas to promote a sense of neighbourhood in two council housing tower blocks in Aberdeen.

Published 19 February 2016

Ellon surveying student awarded memorial prize

A quantity surveying graduate has been named as the second winner of a prize in memory of a former chairman of Grampian Housing Association (GHA).

Published 5 November 2015

MP sees innovative work on progress in Dundee housing improvement project

Dundee East MP Stewart Hosie took the opportunity to meet with key staff of Abertay Housing Association on a mini-tour of an innovative project that will tackle condensation issues and insulation in ninety steel framed homes in Craigiebank.

Published 5 October 2015