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GLM Shared Repairs for Tenement Buildings

Posted by on Nov 17, 2022 in Uncategorized

GLM Shared Repairs for Tenement Buildings

The GLM Shared Repairs Service for tenement buildings aims to maintain, repair and protect tenemental buildings and our built heritage. In this blog, Wesley Lyster discusses what the service is and how it helps tenement flat owners.

Helping it Happen Awards 2022 – Winners Announced!

Posted by on Oct 28, 2022 in We Are GLM

Helping it Happen Awards 2022 – Winners Announced!

The Scottish Land and Estates Helping it Happen Awards returned to the Sheraton Hotel on October 5th to recognise and celebrate the work of estates, rural businesses and individuals who are helping rural Scotland to thrive.

Positive Steps Forward for St. Oswalds Centre

Posted by on Oct 4, 2022 in Architecture, Building Surveying

Positive Steps Forward for St. Oswalds Centre

Works to restore St Oswalds Centre in Bruntsfield, Edinburgh are progressing well with phase one works underway.

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.

An Open Letter of Thanks – Opportunities and Inclusion

Posted by on Jul 25, 2022 in We Are GLM

An Open Letter of Thanks – Opportunities and Inclusion

Wesley shares his account of breaking into the industry, highlighting challenges beyond seeking employment but of diversity and inclusion too.

One year in industry – Ailsa Innes Part 1

Posted by on Jun 6, 2022 in Architecture, We Are GLM

One year in industry – Ailsa Innes Part 1

After a year in industry, Part 1 Architectural Assistant Ailsa Innes shares her experience working with the architects and building surveyors at GLM in Edinburgh.

GLM obtains consent for redevelopment on Princes Street, Edinburgh

Posted by on May 5, 2022 in Interior Design

GLM obtains consent for redevelopment on Princes Street, Edinburgh

GLM has obtained Planning and Listed Building Consent for the redevelopment of 30-31 Princes Street, Edinburgh into a mixed-use venue.

Earth Day 2022 – Invest in Buildings, Invest in the Planet

Posted by on Apr 22, 2022 in We Are GLM

Earth Day 2022 – Invest in Buildings, Invest in the Planet

On Earth Day 2022 – GLM reflects on how retrofit can facilitate an enduring future for buildings and support the built environment to be more sustainable.