Useful Links

Edinburgh Contemporary Architecture
The Lighthouse Trust
Architecture & Design Scotland

Central & Local Government in Scotland
Scottish Executive
City of Edinburgh Council
East Lothian Council
Midlothian Council
West Lothian Council
Fife Council
National Records for Scotland
Royal Commission on Ancient & Historic Monuments, Scotland
Scottish Enterprise

Construction Products and Services
RIBA Building Product Information
Building Products Index
Building Research Establishment
Construction Plus
British Board of Agrément
TRADA – all about timber
SEDBUK Boiler Efficiency Database
A smart building product search & comparison database

Sustainable Design
Scottish Ecological Design Association (SEDA)
Sust. – the Lighthouse on Sustainability
The Green Directory
SBSA Sustainability Guide
Scottish Solar Energy Group (SSEG)
The Energy Savings Trust
The Low Carbon Buildings Programme
The Low Carbon Partnership
Sustainable Housing Design Guide for Scotland
The Microregeneration Certification Scheme
Bioregional Development Group
Achieving Energy Efficiency in Housing
Recycling by Design research team
The Carbon Trust
Greenspace Scotland – promoting quality green spaces in urban areas
The Eco-Renovation Network
Scottish Executive Sustainable Development Web Site
Scottish Sustainable Construction Forum
Association of Scottish Hardwood Sawmillers
Charlestown Workshops – Scottish Lime Centre
Dundee’s Sustainable Development Guide for Construction
The Green Building Press – Sustainable construction information website
Association of Environment Conscious Builders
VCA Car Fuel Data
Scoraig Wind Electric – A DIY Guide

Construction Professions
Association Of Consulting Engineers
British Construction Industry Awards
Chartered Institute of Building
Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers
Construction Industry Council
Institute of Civil Engineers

Health & Safety
Health & Safety Executive
Association for Project Safety
Safety in Design

Historic Scotland
Church Buildings Maintenance in Scotland

Design Tools & Guides
ABI / BCIS House Rebuilding Costs Calculator
FastrackCAD – CAD drawings from manufacturers
A Guide to Paving, Drainage & Hard-Landscaping
Design Best Practice
Fire Safety Advice Centre

Design For Homes
Building for Life
Housing Corporation

Planning, Urban Design & Regeneration
Scottish Urban Regeneration Forum
Civic Trust
Landscape Design
national land use statistics
Royal Town Planning Institute
Urban Design Alliance
Urban Design Group

Funders and Funding Information
Scottish Arts Council
External Funding Digest
Funding Digest
Heritage Lottery Fund
National Lottery Good Causes
Big Lottery Fund
RSA Art for Architecture
Sport England
Arts Council of England

Cala plc – finance for housing projects
FOCUS – commercial property information
British Property Federation

Everything Else
Pecha Kucha Night
Scottish Society of Architect Artists