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Fraser/Livingstone Architects in Edinburgh, Scotland
New Edinburgh Architecture Practice
30 Jan 2019
Fraser/Livingstone is a new practice, formed in January 2019, and an old one, grown from Malcolm Fraser Architects, which Malcolm led from 1993 to 2015 and where Robin Livingstone worked for 10 years.
MFA were Edinburgh-based and celebrated for award-winning work spanning from arts, conservation and commerce to advising and empowering communities and award-winning homes and placemaking for clients ranging from individuals to Housing Associations, Councils and volume housebuilders.
Their buildings remain loved and full of life, and Fraser/Livingstone Architects will build on this heritage to make new buildings and environments that are rooted in place and the progressive principle that climate, openness and gathering remain central to our wellbeing.
We will also continue to advocate for architecture to put social responsibility at its heart, with its professionalism at the service of the health and wellbeing of society and the wider care we all must take of the environment.
Malcolm Fraser used the success of the work of his practice as a platform to advocate for national policy change. He has led initiatives on Banking, VAT and his home city of Edinburgh
Malcolm currently lobbies for and sits on bodies advancing initiatives around Housing, Land Reform, changes to the Planning system, national infrastructure financing and the empowerment of communities, many of these activities being with Scotland’s Common Weal think tank and advocacy group, whose Board he sits on. He also led the Scottish Government’s Town Centre Review, which reported in 2013 and sought to bring life and investment to Scotland’s urban centres, and is at the heart of reform at the RIAS.
Robin Livingstone worked with Malcolm Fraser Architects for 10 years, leading and delivering award-winning homes, arts, conservation and low-carbon projects. This was followed by 5 years as an associate at 7N Architects, where he built up a reputation for creating well-knit community-led social housing that promotes progressive forms of construction.
He also teaches in architecture schools across Scotland and England including at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the University of Edinburgh.
Fraser/Livingstone work secured
Community Business Hub, Kinning Park Complex, Glasgow
Isle of Barra Distillery, Outer Hebrides
Phase 2 development, Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds
The Toll House, Edinburgh, a new restaurant for a private client
We are seeking a recently qualified Architect or Part 2 Assistant with practice-based experience. Proficiency in Vectorworks, Sketchup and Adobe Creative Suite would be advantageous. If you are interested in working with us, please email your CV and examples of your work in PDF format (max. 10MB) to [email protected]. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, no Agency applications please.
Fraser/Livingstone Architects in Edinburgh images / information received 300119
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Scottish Capital Buildings
Edinburgh Architecture Designs – chronological list
Contemporary Scottish Capital Property Designs – recent architectural selection below:
Health and Wellbeing Centre, 7 Bristo Square
Design: Page\Park Architects
photo : Keith Hunter
University of Edinburgh Health and Wellbeing Centre
New National Centre For Music
image courtesy of architects practice
New National Centre For Music Edinburgh
St James Quarter, central Edinburgh
Architects: BDP Glasgow studio + Allan Murray Architects
St James Quarter Edinburgh
Literature House for Scotland, John Knox House, Edinburgh
Winning Architects: Witherford Watson Mann ; Groves-Raines Architects Studios ; Studio MB
photograph © Daniel Lomholt-Welch
Literature House for Scotland
Langside Halls Proposals, Glasgow, Strathclyde
photo courtesy of Hoskins Architects
Langside Halls Queen’s Park, Glasgow
Scottish Architecture Design
Edinburgh Tattoo un Princes St Gardens Venue Proposal
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