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Architecture

Royal Incorporation of Architects of Scotland (RIAS) The RIAS is the professional body representing architects in Scotland.
RIAS Directory of Architects The directory of registered Scottish architects
RIAS links page Useful architectural links from the RIAS
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) The RICS is the professional body representing chartered surveyors.
Edinburgh Architectural Association Information on architects and buildings in Edinburgh
Edinburgh Architecture Information on buildings in Edinburgh
Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland Information on the architectural heritage of Scotland

Design Quality

Construction Industry Council (CIC) Design Quality Indicators (DQI) A useful method of assessing the design quality of a building proposal
Commission for Architecture & the Built Environment (CABE) A body with an overview of architecture and the built environment
Designing Galleries: the complete guide to developing and designing spaces and services for temporary exhibitions Practical guide for anyone wanting to commision a gallery, available from the Arts Council of England.
 

Buildings Process

Royal Incorporation of Architects of Scotland (RIAS) The RIAS is the professional body representing architects in Scotland.
RIAS Directory of Architects The directory of registered Scottish architects
RIAS links page Useful archtiectural links from the RIAS
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) The RICS is the professional body representing chartered surveyors.
Scottish Building Standards Agency The Scottish Building Standards Agency was set up on 21st June 2004 as an executive agency of the Scottish Executive to undertake the national functions relating to building standards.
European Procurement requirments Useful advice on the requirements for tendering within the European Union

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Environmental Design

BREEAM (BRE Environmental Assessment method)
Useful advice on assessing the environmental impact of your building project
DEFRA Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Advice from HM Government on environmental issues
Energy Efficiency Advice on energy management and energy efficiency

Arts and Accessibility Organisations

Artlink Central Artlink Central is a registered charity limited by guarantee and founded in the belief that involvement in the arts is life enhancing and should be available to all.
BBC Advice from the BBC on arts and disability
Equality and Human Rights Commission Launched in October 2007, the EHRC will take an active role in helping to achieve change to benefit some of the most vulnerable and least well represented people in our society.
Disability Unit in the Department for Work and Pensions Work related advice on rights for access and disabled people
Good Gallery Guide Information on accessible galleries in the UK
Lead Scotland Lead Scotland, Linking Education and Disability, is a charity that enables disabled adults to access education and learning opportunities.
Project Ability Disabled artists organisation based in Glasgow
National Disability Arts Forum

Making the arts accessible for disabled people

 

Royal National Institue for the Deaf (RNID)

RNID is the largest charity representing the 9 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK. As a membership charity, we aim to achieve a radically better quality of life for deaf and hard of hearing people.

Royal National Institue for the Blind (RNIB) RNIB is the largest charity representing blind and partially sighted people in the UK. As a membership charity, we aim to achieve a radically better quality of life for blind or partially sighted people.
Centre for the Accessible Environment The Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) is an information provider and a forum for collaborative dialogue between providers and users on how the built environment can best be made or modified to achieve inclusion by design.

Access Consultants

National Register of Access Consultants Offers advice on access and carries out access audits of exisiting buildings and buildings proposals
Buro Happold Disability Design Consultants Offers advice on access and carries out access audits of exisiting buildings and buildings proposals
Tom Lister Access Consultants Offers advice on access and carriesout access audits of exisiting buildings and buildings proposals
The ADAPT Trust Offers advice on access and carries out access audits of exisiting buildings and buildings proposals
Joint Mobility Unit Access Partnership (JMU) Offers advice on access and carries out access audits of exisiting buildings and buildings proposals
National Disability Arts Forum Offers advice on access and carries out access audits of exisiting buildings and buildings proposals

Access Training

Equality and Human Rights Commission Offers training on accesss and disability issues

Accessibility Resources

Disabled Living Foundation Information on access issues
Good Gallery Guide Information on accessible galleries in the UK
Bobby (Information about accessible websites) Information on accessible website and how to make your website acessible

Other Funders

Awards for All Offer awards for less than £5,000
Sportscotland Offer awards related to sports projects
Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)
Offer awards for the restoration and preservation of Britain's heritage
The Big Lottery Formerly the Communities fund and New Opportunities Fund
European funding Advice on funding from European Union sources
Local Enterprise Network (LAN) Advice on grants from Local Enterprise Companies
Local authorities Local authorities may have sources of funding for projects

Consultants

On line list of Arts Consultants Searchable list of Arts consultants

Practical advice for business

Business Link Guidance on regulations, support and contacts specific to your business in the creative services and media sector


Dancebase in Edinburgh; Photo: Michael Wolchover
Make-up and hair; Photo: Alan McAteer
Hidden Gardens; Photo: Renzo Mazzolini
Belinda Guidi Exhibition at the CCA; Photo: Alan McAteer
 Citymoves dance space; Photo: Graham McIver
Dancebase in Edinburgh; Photo: Michael Wolchover
Fireworks; Photo: Renzo Mazzolini
The WASPS studio in Glasgow; Photo: Michael Wolchover
WASPS studios prop; Photo: Michael Wolchover
Young woman stepping forward
Exterior Fruitmarket bookshop; Photo: Michael Wolchover
Dancebase in Edinburgh; Photo: Michael Wolchover
Clarsach; Photo: Michael Wolchover
Backstage - prop and lights; Photo: Alan McAteer
Eastgate theatre seating; Photo: Michael Wolchover
Eastgate Arts Centre in Peebles; Photo: Michael Wolchover
Artist palette; Photo: Michael Wochover
Backstage - costumes; Photo: Alan McAteer
Costumes; Photo: Alan McAteer
Man holding globe
Young woman posing
Northern Rock; Photo: Michael Wolchover
Young woman posing
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