Combat fear of failing foam to tackle the climate crisis

Posted by on Sep 27, 2022 in Uncategorized

Combat fear of failing foam to tackle the climate crisis

Fear of buying One of the commonest questions I am asked by clients contemplating the purchase of a building is “will it fall down?”.  The answer to this implicitly binary question is that it is the wrong question to ask.  Buildings rarely fall down.  Bits may fall off them and they may get increasingly expensive to maintain, or […]

Thoughts from GLM’s first Passive House Designer

Posted by on Sep 22, 2022 in Uncategorized

Thoughts from GLM’s first Passive House Designer

Following certification of becoming an Accredited Passive House Designer, Neil McAllister gives us an insight into the Passive House standard.

We are recruiting – Graduate Architectural Technologist

Posted by on Sep 1, 2022 in Uncategorized

We are recruiting – Graduate Architectural Technologist

GLM are recruiting an enthusiastic and engaging Graduate Architectural Technologist to join our Edinburgh office.

Instagram Takeover – Charley Carmichael

Posted by on May 4, 2020 in Uncategorized

Instagram Takeover – Charley Carmichael

Charley was first to takeover GLM’s Instagram account this year. Below are some of the highlights of her week. I have been practising for a case study/my apprenticeship story video for Developing the Young Workforce (DYW). DYW aim to better prepare young people for the world of work. I find that their advice works wonders […]

Common Repairs: Edinburgh vs. Glasgow

Posted by on Sep 28, 2015 in Uncategorized

Common Repairs: Edinburgh vs. Glasgow

Yesterday I learnt that there was a gaping hole in my knowledge. I learnt that the Housing Act (Scotland) 2006 gave powers to local authorities to issue Statutory Notices to enforce repairs of private property. This fact is no doubt well known by lots of people involved in the repair and maintenance of housing in Scotland but it had escaped me altogether.

Making Your Existing Building Work Better

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Uncategorized

Making Your Existing Building Work Better

We are thrilled to announce that Ian McKee, Managing Director of GLM, is now a contributing blogger for Urban Realm – a celebrated architecture and planning magazine focusing on Scottish issues. In our first post, Ian explains why the combination of building surveyors and architects makes sense and shares a timelapse video of our Inn at John O’Groats project. See his post below or visit the Urban Realm website.