Monthly Archives: November 2012


Tutoring Students at Design-Build Workshop

, Subject : Workshops

Roots Design Workshop Director Micheal joined a group of students on a three-day retreat to build one of their first interventions they had ever designed. The event, held at Wiston Lodge near Biggar, was held by Year 1 Architecture Students from the University of Strathclyde, where Micheal is a part-time tutor. Read more


Documentary on Roots Design Workshop

, Subject : Recognition

Roots have been asked to take part in a documentary. Made by MacTV the documentary is to be for a Gaelic TV programme looking at young entrepreneurs in the Highlands & Islands and how they’ve reacted to the recession.  Read more


Roots Design Workshop to work in Kintyre

, Subject : Design

This month Roots Design Workshop was awarded its first appointment in Kintyre. The project is to conceive designs for the development of an historic stone cottage near Tayinloan village. Read more


GIA Design Awards Success

, Subject : Recognition

tog studio, a new live-build summer school involving Roots Design Workshop Directors Chris and Micheal, is delighted to announce its success at the Glasgow Institute of Architects Design Awards on 09/11/2012. The tog studio team were recognised for their ambitious project to design and build a temporary timber lighthouse on the remote, windswept Isle of Tiree.  Read more


Roots Design Workshop to present at national evening lecture series

, Subject : Recognition

Roots Design Workshop is delighted to have been invited by the Student Society at Strathclyde University’s School of Architecture to give a talk as part of their evening lecture series. Read more