News

30/11/20

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McGinlay Bell were absolutely delighted to receive a Glasgow Institute of Architects Residential (Small) Award for our ER Residence project – Congratulations to everyone involved!

11/11/20

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McGinlay Bell are thrilled to be one of seven UK companies working together on a ground-breaking new digital visualisation project for the cultural sector funded by Innovate UK through their Sustainable Innovation Fund.

11/09/20

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McGinlay Bell are delighted to receive Commendation for our Graham House project at the Scottish Design Awards 2020 last night. Brilliant achievement for everyone involved.

18/05/20

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McGinlay Bell are delighted to announce that we have been selected for The Architecture Foundation’s New Architects 4 publication. The book will be a substantial record of the best British architectural practices established in the past 10 years.

16/04/20

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McGinlay Bell are delighted to have two of our works feature in this years Royal Scottish Academy 194th Annual Exhibition. The show, for the first time in its history, is entirely online.

24/03/20

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McGinlay Bell are absolutely delighted to announce that we have won the inaugural Charles Rennie Mackintosh architectural competition ‘Twin Dwellings of Singular Interest’.

18/03/20

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In light of the current situation regarding the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we would like to provide you with an update on McGinlay Bell’s work and the changes that we are having to make.

Firstly, Brian & Mark would like to take this opportunity to reassure you that our team is still on hand and ready to support our Clients and Collaborators.

We have taken the decision to close our office and have asked our staff to work from home until further notice.

Our staff are well-equipped for remote working managed through the usual email addresses and by contact mobile numbers.

Wherever possible we will work to ensure that planned work is completed and continuity of business through this period of disruption.

We will continue to meet using telephone conferencing to conduct remote meetings as a staff team and with Clients.

Brian & Mark are monitoring the Scottish and UK government advice. We are planning for the potential impacts on our service delivery and, most importantly, to minimise the risk that the virus presents to our colleagues, families, clients, and the wider community.

29/11/19

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McGinlay Bell were absolutely delighted to receive a Glasgow Institute of Architects ‘Small Projects’ Award for our Graham House Project – Congratulations to everyone involved!

04/11/19

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McGinlay Bell are delighted to have two of our works feature in this years Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition in Edinburgh. The show, now open, runs until the 11th December 2019 and is free to the public.

04/10/19

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Our holiday retreat project on Gigulam Island is progressing well and into the later stages of the construction programme _ Photograph by Veronika Desova.

23/08/19

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Great night for McGinlay Bell at the Scottish Design Awards last night. Thoroughly delighted to pick up an award for our Blythswood Square office refurbishment & alteration project.

05/06/19

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McGinlay Bell are delighted to announce that we have been successfully shortlisted for the RIBA Great Place: Lakes & Dales Flexible Housing Concept. The two phase competition looked to attract architects from around the world who could bring new innovative thinking to flexible housing which would appeal to young people and draw them the area.

22/02/19

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McGinlay Bell were invited by Igloo Regeneration along with five other architectural practices to explore new design thinking around the contemporary terrace house typology. The proposals were importantly to consider a self & custom build housing solution for a development site beside the Port Dundas canal at Dundashill, Glasgow.

18/02/19

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Brian McGinlay & Mark Bell gave a lecture at the MacKintosh School of Architecture (Glasgow School of Art) as part on the annual Friday lecture series. The theme of this year’s lecture series is titled ‘Uncertainty’ in which McGinlay Bell discussed five sub-themes of their own work in practice.

30/11/18

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McGinlay Bell were delighted to receive a Glasgow Institute of Architects Commendation Award for our Glasgow Film Theatre Completion Project – Well done to everyone involved!

24/08/18

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McGinlay Bell were overwhelmed last night to pick up the Architecture Grand Prix Scottish Design Award 2018 for our refurbishment project of the Glasgow Film Theatre.

24/08/18

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McGinlay Bell are delighted to receive high commendation for our Maryhill Housing project at the Scottish Design Awards 2018 last night. Great achievement for everyone involved.

04/05/18

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McGinlay Bell are extremely pleased that our conceptual New Typologies project has been selected by the RSA and will feature in this years Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition 2018 in Edinburgh.

02/03/18

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McGinlay Bell are delighted to have received confirmation that our Maryhill Locks Housing, Glasgow project has been shortlisted in the RICS Awards 2018, Residential Category.

06/02/18

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We are delighted that our proposal for a new private family home in Bearsden has recently been granted Planning Approval by East Dunbartonshire Council.

A&DS Exhibition_Our designed Best Use of Timber Awards 2017 exhibition for @arcdessco is currently on show @thelighthouseglasgow until the end of March 2018. 📸 by Dapple

19/01/18

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Our portable timber ‘pavilion’ structure, designed for Architecture & Design Scotland’s Best Use of Timber Awards, has now opened at The Lighthouse (Level 2), Glasgow and will be on show to until the 30th of March 2018.

17/11/17

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McGinlay Bell were delighted to receive a Glasgow Institute of Architects Commendation Award for our Maryhill Locks Housing project.

26/07/17

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McGinlay Bell are delighted to announce that, following an invited competition, they have been appointed to complete a masterplanning design exercise for a proposed redevelopment of West Ward Works in Guthrie Street, Dundee.

03/07/17

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McGinlay Bell participate and contribute to this year’s Architecture Fringe core programme themed ‘Infrastructure’. The independent festival events and projects runs across Scotland from the 1st July to the 23rd 2017.

03/07/17

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We are delighted that our proposals for Ardgowan Hospice ambitions plans for a new purpose built hospice in the centre of Greenock has recently been granted planning approval by Inverclyde Council.

04/06/17

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McGinlay Bell are delighted to have received a Scottish Design Award 2017 for our ISO Design studio at last week’s award ceremony held in Glasgow.

We are delighted that our project for @ISODESIGN has been nominated for @ScottishDesign . Looking forward to it!… https://t.co/fIrb5H0QEc

31/03/17

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Over the coming weeks our phased 40no. unit development project for Bigg Regeneration at ‘the botany’ will see full handover of all blocks realising an entire street of linear terraces.

With great honour our Mark Bell meets Señor Rafael Moneo in Madrid #MoneoPilgrimage #StudyTrip #Researchhttps://t.co/kxgrtYjYda

Our Mark Bell travels out to Spain with Y4 @stratharch in search of Rafael Moneo #MoneoPilgrimage #Architecturehttps://t.co/dWAm3wipuv

23/02/17

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“Happy New Year MB. What a year! Here’s a cheers to setting up office, to Finland and Aalto, to not one hip replacement but two, from the lows of Centrum to the highs of Kilsyth, to Maryhill and to Glasgow Film, to the small projects to the tall projects, to no invoice no payment, to an office of four to an of more. Onwards and upwards! BM”

It’s nearly red carpet time @glasgowfilm @glasgowfilmfest We’re looking forward to the opening gala! : ) #GFF17https://t.co/sRSk7TXw0y