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The Big Mack Build

The Glasgow Institute of Architects, in collaboration with Glasgow Life, Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival and Mackintosh at the Willow, are inviting entries for an exciting live-build competition during the Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival weekend to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Upcoming Events


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A seminar and discussion series focusing on current architectural topics. Typically held bi-monthly.



A Collection of Essays for the Alexander Thomson Scholarship 2017

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GIA CPD Series

Annual CPD series covering a variety of topics, commencing later this year.


Paper Parlour

A project to realise the competition-winning design for a carpet in the parlour of Holmwood House


The GIA Student Awards 2017

The GIA Design Awards 2017


About Us

The Glasgow Institute of Architects (GIA) is the largest Chapter in the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS). With over 1200 members located from the Scottish Borders to the islands of Argyll, the chapter covers a diverse membership.