We are architects who practice, research, and teach from our base in Glasgow, Scotland. Our projects vary in scale for private, commercial, and creative clients. Our designs are all carefully refined by our strategic process of making. We are committed to delivering new work that holds a meaningful modern language. We enjoy the challenge of creating bespoke designs for clients with an equal enthusiasm for design.

Ardscalpsie Farmhouse is an assortment of existing farm steadings linked together to provide one family dwelling. The project is a complete alteration & refurbishment project. The project sits within a rural setting which offers a line of continuity between architecture and landscape.

A low-tech retrofit project with a focus on the changing the notions of the traditional office. By looking at our homes closely for inspiration we imagined a new post-covid workplace.

A house in Bearsden developed as a simple one to two storey, four-bedroom new-build family home.

The principle of a ‘box like’ extension is a common add-on to homes. Our approach at Marlborough Avenue is characterised by a simple autonomous language to the extension with subtle internal refurbishment and alteration to an existing traditional 1900’s style sandstone terrace.

The completion project to a masterplan vision of full refurbishment and alteration to both the public and private areas throughout the much loved category b-listed building and former 1930’s James McKissack’s cinema building.

Part of a wider residential led mixed use regeneration project formed around the historic area of Maryhill Locks and River Kelvin in the west end of Glasgow.

For the third phase of development of the Laurieston Housing Masterplan designed by Stallan Brand, McGinlay Bell collaborated in developing design proposals for three typologies; the Apartment, the Terrace, and the Pavilion.

An extension and alteration to an existing traditional 1930’s style detached bungalow situated in Glasgow’s southside suburbs.