Earth Day 2024 – Eliminating Plastics from Construction

Posted by on Apr 22, 2024 in Education

Earth Day 2024 – Eliminating Plastics from Construction

On this Earth Day, we are looking at how we can eliminate plastics from our construction.

One Month As A Graduate Apprentice Building Surveyor

Posted by on Aug 16, 2023 in Building Surveying, Education

One Month As A Graduate Apprentice Building Surveyor

GLM’s Graduate Apprentice Rebecca shares with us her first month as a Building Surveyor in training.

Investing in Biophilic Design – Earth Day 2023

Posted by on Apr 25, 2023 in Architecture, Education

Investing in Biophilic Design – Earth Day 2023

Earth day has rolled around again and this year we want to talk more about one of our projects that centres around the concept of Biophilic Design. Biophilic design is an approach to architecture and interior design that incorporates nature and natural elements into the built environment. The goal of biophilic design is to enhance […]

GLM partner with community group to deliver an innovation campus in the North of Scotland.

Posted by on Jan 6, 2023 in Architecture, Education, Press

GLM partner with community group to deliver an innovation campus in the North of Scotland.

GLM partner with trailblazing community group to deliver an innovation campus in the North of Scotland.

Building Failure

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Building Surveying, Education

Building Failure

Questions are being asked about why so many of the high-rise tower blocks in England, reclad over the past couple of decades, have been found to be defective and yet, so far, none have been found in Scotland.  Could this be because we have a different and, dare I say better, set of Building Regulations […]

Historic Assets – a Business Briefing

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in Building Surveying, Education

Historic Assets – a Business Briefing

Listed buildings may present challenges for owners but there is still scope for improving their commercial potential The commercial potential of historic buildings is becoming increasingly appreciated.  In the digital era, “authenticity” is a more and more valuable commodity.  Visitors are more likely to visit somewhere that can be thought of as a “destination” and […]

How many people does it take to change a lightbulb?

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in Education, Interior Design

How many people does it take to change a lightbulb?

Step back in time to 2010 an idea, a design movement was born. Exposed raw materials along with raw, exposed filament bulbs, began to represent far more than a fad or bulb bandwagon, but rather it was group of people who striped everything back to true authenticity a protest and rejection of a plastic society […]

Where Roofs Fail

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Building Surveying, Education

Where Roofs Fail

It’s obvious really: roofs fail at junctions and intersections.

Is there anything between ruinous neglect and ruinous expenditure?

Posted by on Nov 24, 2016 in Building Surveying, Education

Is there anything between ruinous neglect and ruinous expenditure?

In January 2016 the seven common owners of a B Listed tenement in a conservation area were offered a grant of up to £150,000 towards the cost of a common repair scheme estimated to cost £300K.  The grant offer was couched in much more complex terms but the bottom line was that the cost to […]

Leigh Brown achieves Level 3 SVQ in Business Administration

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016 in Education, We Are GLM

Leigh Brown achieves Level 3 SVQ in Business Administration

GLM are proud to announce that Leigh Brown, our office administrator, has today passed her level 3 SVQ in Business Administration. Through completing her SVQ Leigh has gained invaluable skills which she brings to her role at GLM.