Statement from Architects for Yes
There’s a case to be made for the Union, based on a history of joint commercial endeavour and the shared fight for social justice. But it’s been hard for the British Establishment to make as both have been traduced by its shared, neoliberal ideology.
So the Establishment’s business leaders and politicians – those who have unpicked civil society, supplanted our manufacturing base with financial services a....
Two thirds of Scotland's architects favour Independence
A new survey in the Architect's Journal has revealed that two thirds of architects in Scotland are planning on voting for independence.
The AJ reports that " A hefty 59 per cent of the nearly 160 architects who voted in AJ’s recent online survey said they were in favour of the country cutting its ties with the UK – around 12 per cent above the number of yes voters in the latest YouGov poll of the general pub....
Fiona Hyslop at Architects for Yes meeting
Architects for Yes are delighted to announce that we will be holding a public meeting at the Council Room, 15 Ruland Square, Edinburgh on Monday the 8th of September (tonight).
The event starts at 6pm and finishes at 8pm after which we will retire to a nearby bar H.P.Mather. to continue discussions. It will be livestreamed here: https://new.livestream.co....
Architects give reasons for Yes
Some of our members reveal reasons why they are voting Yes on September the 18th.
If you would like to share your reasons for voting Yes or why you think independence will benefit our profession and Scotland then please leave a comment on our declaration form or send us an email. We would be delighted to share your views.
Thank you to the architects who turned out on a wet Calton Hill for our launch. We&nbs....
Official Launch of Architects for Yes
Architects could be at the heart of designing a new, better Scotland after a Yes vote. That was the message sent out by a group of Scotland’s leading architects who launched Architects for Yes at Calton Hill this Thursday at 1pm.
Malcolm Fraser, director of Malcolm Fraser Architects said,
“I hope that this “Architects for Yes” initiative will resonate with our fellow Scottish architec....
Architecture: Shaping the BackgroundArchitecture can play a significant role in the development of communities and wider society. It is architecture which provides the background for a nation; persistently it projects who we were, who we are and who we want to be. The last decade has changed Scottish society for the better, Scotland’s cultural output has grown and its architectural confidence risen.It is perhaps particularly appro....