At the heart of architecture is imagination, design and the ability to analyse and consider new possibilities with the aim of improving quality of life. McAdam Design (Scotland) Ltd is an innovative, informed and resourceful practice which seeks the creation of well-designed buildings that will fit with your vision, budget and timescale. We will work with you to transform your ideas and desires into a reality and can assist you at all stages of your building project from the initial concept through to contract completion.
We are frequently employed as Lead Consultant with responsibility for co-ordinating the work of other consultants which may include Mechanical, Electrical, Civil and Structural Engineers, Interior Designers as well as Quantity Surveyors. Our staff are knowledgeable in current Planning Policies and Building Standards regulations, and can advise on Health & Safety legislation. The office has a growing technical and design library, which staff are encouraged to use to the full, thus creating a stimulating and exciting work environment. We also have various memberships with construction associations to ensure we are updated with the latest design trends and technological advances available.
Bob has been Managing Director since 2008 and has particular knowledge in renovation of historical buildings. Responsible for team leading all architectural project work.
Alastair joined the team in 2006 and is experienced in providing design and detail design on a wide range of projects including commercial office buildings, marinas/retail. Also residential developments, one of new builds and extensions. Overseeing projects from initial concept through to completion.
John joined the team in 2013 and has over 16 years experience in construction. John is our Principle Designer in commercial and industrial projects with a particular flair in residential projects. Responsible for the design, presentation, technical detailing and administration of numerous projects and building types.
Sue joined the team in 2008. She ensures the smooth running of the office, accounts and administrative affairs.
Kelly joined the team in 2008 and has experience in commercial, renovation and domestic design and technical detailing. Particular responsibilities in domestic alteration work and specialist in energy efficiency.
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