Competitions

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    Alexander 'Greek' Thomson Bi-Centenary Travelling Scholarship 2017

    The Alexander Thomson Society and the Glasgow Institute of Architects are inviting architects and students below the age of thirty to submit a persuasive essay on the theme of legacy. more

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    The Midsteeple Quarter Ideas Competition

    The Stove Network and the Glasgow Institute of Architects invited architectural concepts for the Midsteeple Quarter of Dumfries High Street for a reimagined urban core of Dumfries. more

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    Alexander Thomson Scholarship 2015

    The 2015 Triennial Alexander 'Greek' Thomson Scholarship was awarded following a competition to create an A5 sized drawings on the theme of 'Detail'. *RESULTS* *Winner* Yulian Manev 'Foundations' *Highly Commended* Ben Holmes 'Windows of Bath Abbey' John Chia 'Lisboa' Sally Collinson 'Kitchen Window' more

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    Royston Spire Competition

    TO CELEBRATE THE 150th YEAR OF ROYSTON SPIRE more

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    Springburn Winter Gardens Trust

    The Glasgow Institute of Architects are delighted to announce that James Hand and Nik Klahre are the winners of the competition titled, “An intervention at Springburn Winter Gardens; to provide a place where people can gather and share collective memories.” more

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    RGI Exhibition

    *Please pick up your models from McLellan Galleries by 5pm on 12th December 2013. Contact communications@gia.org.uk with any queries.* more

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    Connecting the Seven Lochs Wetland Park

    GIA are pleased to announce the winner of the Connecting the Seven Lochs Wetland Park competition as Euan Maharg. The judging panel and GIA alike were very impressed with the standard of submissions and the level of consideration and detail that went into each of the entries. more

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    Jon-Marc Creaney Photography Competition 2013

    The theme for photographs is 'Scale'. Entry is open to amateur photographers - photos should be unpublished. more

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    Jon-Marc Creaney Photo Competition 2012

    The GIA has launched a new annual photography competition in memory of Jon-Marc Creaney. This year's theme for photographs was 'Architecture'. more

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    Alexander Thomson Scholarship 2012

    The Glasgow Institute of Architects, as Trustees for the Alexander Thomson Scholarship, is pleased to announce the re-launch of the triennial competition established following Thomson’s death in 1875. Most famously won by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1890, the competition is open to all students of architecture and members of the profession throughout the UK whose age does not exceed 30 years on the date of entry. more

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    Kilcreggan Competition

    Glasgow Institute of Architects, in association with Rosneath Peninsula West Community Development Trust has invited entries from Architects, design professionals and students to produce ideas for the rural community of Kilcreggan on the Roseneath Peninsu... more

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    Queen's Park Bandstand Competition

    In April 2010, GIA launched a competition in association with Queen's Park Arena for design proposals for a modern multi-purpose performance and activity space within Queen's Park in Glasgow... more