Strathnaver Museum Bettyhill inspection by MAAC studio conservation architects

A Fifty Year Journey

This week I am delighted to be back in the “Duthaich ‘Ic Aoidh”. MAAC Studio are in Bettyhill conducting a heritage inspection of Farr Kirk which is now occupied by the Strathnaver Museum.

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Viewhill Article in Inverness Courier by MAAC Studio conservation architects Inverness

Viewhill

Inverness is a great city and its architecture tells and an incredible story. We appreciate attractive buildings and streets, but being able to follow the story adds to our enjoyment and appreciation of our surrounds, giving a sense of identity and belonging

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Delightful door detail in Inverness

Inverness Architectural Review

This weekend I reached a major milestone and finished the review of the 200th building. For the past two years I have been researching and drafting the Illustrated Guide to the architecture of Inverness for the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland.

Over development of the historic Inverness rivereside

Legacy Issues

Awareness of our surroundings seems to be something that is in short supply these days. A raft of developments that have been presented to Highland Council for planning approval recently only serve to confirm this position.

Bridge Street Inverness MAAC Studio Architects

Bridge Street De-constructed

The much-maligned Bridge Street development has long been a target for criticism. While the building in its current form may be out of step with the Inverness of the twenty first century, it is wrong to claim that it is beyond redemption and must be destroyed.