A recent article in the Scotland on Sunday's 'at home' section gives praise to Tigh Culloch, a bespoke new build home designed by Arka director Adam Toleman for himself and his family. The article in full can be read here.
2 Arka projects in running for EAA awards 02.04.13
Arka are delighted to announce that two of our projects have been shortlisted for an award at the Edinburgh Architectural Association awards 2013. Both our conversion/extension to Almondhill Farm Cottage, Kirkliston and our conversion/extension to Middlestrath Mill near Avonbridge are in the running to recieve awards, with the results to be announced on the 22nd April. Watch this space for news from the event.
Arka Project wins Master Builder award 20.12.12
Good news as Arka’s extension to the existing Middlestrath Mill has been crowned winner in the Scottish leg of the Federation of Master Builders ‘Master Builder of the Year’ award. Designed by Arka and constructed by Crannog Construction Ltd this project will now go on to represent Scotland in the UK final in March 2013.
Arka Highly Commended at SSA Awards - 02.10.12
Arka are delighted to have been awarded 'Highly Commended' by the Stirling Society of Architects for their Myretoun Barn conversion at the foot of the Ochils in Menstrie. A plethora of quality architecture was displayed at the 2012 chapter awards ceremony, held in the Park Hotel in Falkirk last week and Arka are proud to have once again made the cut. You can see images of the winning project on our project page for Myretoun Barn. All the shortlisted projects and photos from the event will be publicised by the SSA in the very near future.
Arka shortlisted at Scottish Home Awards - 18.05.12
Arka are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for the third year running at the Scottish Home Awards 2012. We have received nominations for a grand total of 5 categories:- Architectural Excellence (housing development), Architectural Excellence (Single House), Conversion of the year, House of the Year and Small affordable housing development of the year. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 28th June at the Glasgow Hilton hotel. Keep your eyes peeled and wish us luck! Visit the official Scottish Home Awards website for more info.
Almondhill Farm Cottage, Kirkliston - 10.05.12
Arka have created a project page for their conversion of an existing farmhouse near Kirkliston. Click here to view the page and new images
Larbert Loch design competition - 10.05.12
Arka recently submitted an entry to the Larbert Loch design competition, run by Architecture and Design Scotland (A+DS) on behalf of the Forestry Commission Scotland and NHS Forth Valley. Click the link to our blog to have a look at our submission.
New facility for Malcolm Allan butchers 14.3.12
Work is ongoing with Malcolm Allan's relocation to a new production facility in Larbert. Have a look at the project page for more information.
Planning granted for Comely Place - 24.11.11
Arka are pleased to have received planning permission for 3 units to replace an existing disused building at Comely Place in Falkirk. Working with a relatively compact site, we have achieved 3 large townhouse type dwellings which still sit comfortably in their town centre location.
Arka win RIAS SSA Best Building Award - 29.09.11
Arka are very happy to have been awarded the RIAS Stirling Society of Architects Best Building Award 2011 for our Cairneymount Church project. Arka were named top of the final shortlist of 7 entries from practices based across the country. For pictures of the award ceremony please visit our Facebook page.
Arka at Oct Homes & Interiors Exhibition 08.9.11
Arka will be hosting a stand at this years Homes & Interiors Scotland Exhibition from the 28th until the 30th October at the SECC Glasgow. Please feel free to drop by for a chat. Find out more at the official website.
Extension to Greenvale Drive complete. 11.8.11
We are happy to announce completion of our extension to a house on Greenvale Drive, Falkirk. This will be making an appearance on our website shortly. We have uploaded some photos of the project to our Facebook page in the meantime.
New photos added to Winton Loan 29.7.11
We have uploaded a set of new images to the Winton Loan project. The internal alteration and extension of this Edinburgh property is now complete and images of the finished house available to view in the extensions section.
Award nominations within the Arka Office 11.07.11
Congratulations are announced for Sandy Wilson who has recently been nominated to represent the University of Strathclyde in the prestigious RIBA and RIAS year silver medals for his postgraduate 5th Year thesis. Just reward for all his hard work over the past few years and we wish him every success.
Arka supporting 'Architect in the House' 23.06.11
Arka are supporting 'Architect in the House 2011'. Architect in the House gives homeowners an hour’s free consultation with a local RIBA or RIAS chartered architect, in exchange for a suggested donation to Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity. Log on and register for this service at the official website, which can be found online at www.architectinthehouse.org.uk
www.arka-architects.co.uk site launch. 20.06.2011
Welcome to the new web home of Arka Architects. Please check back regularly for news and updates from Arka.