Author - Allan Mudie

New Self Build near Perth

We have designed this house for a client who is using the self-build route to create their own home. The site is in an elevated location on the south side of Perth with great views to the north and to the east. The house will comprise an open plan ground floor with views towards Perth and the Carse of Gowrie, an upper floor with bedrooms and a basement level with a self-contained “annexe” that is cut in to the steeply [...]

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Mr and Mrs Taylor House, Wormit, Burnt Larch preparation.

View this post on Instagram Burnt effect larch!!!!🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 One of our customers recently asked for a burnt effect larch finish to their extension so we had some in our workshop and decided to give them a sample straight of the fire 😀 We think it’s a great finish. What’s your thoughts???? #builders #gsc #100to0 #contractors #joiners #gsamsoncontracts A post shared by GSC (@gsamsoncontracts) on Nov 12, 2018 at 9:14am PST    

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Planning Approval Granted for new house in Broughty Ferry, Dundee

Today we received notification of Planning Approval for this large detached house in Broughty ferry, Dundee. When competed the house will comprise 5 bedrooms, 3 public rooms, kitchen/dining, an office and a gym.  The design includes an upper terrace to make the most of the site’s superb location, the views towards the River Tay Estuary.      

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New Planning Application – Conservation Area, Dundee

We are about to make an application for both Full Planning Approval and Listed Building Consent for this house located within a Conservation Area in Dundee. The house comprises four bedrooms, study, kitchen and two public rooms and is orientated to make the most of the excellent views south from the site’s elevated position. It is intended to comprise a simple, traditional form but to be constructed ofmodern, lightweight and environmentally friendly materials.    

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Five House development Planning Approval Granted.

Planning Approval has been granted for this five house development in Keith, Moray. We didn’t think it was possible to make such a hooha over the design of a driveway in an existing culdesac, but Moray Council managed it. However, after 8 months of negotiation, commonsense prevailed in the end.  

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Johnston House shortlisted for “Best New House” by DIA.

Our design for a new house for Mr and Mrs Johnston has been shortlisted in the Best New House category in the 2018 DIA Awards and we are delighted. Our clients approached us having purchased a site located on the coast.  They had a very clear idea what it was that they were trying to achieve and our task was to tease out of them what this aspiration was and then deliver it.  The concept was a “New England” type of [...]

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Marketgait, Dundee

Today we received formal instruction from our client to make an application for Planning Approval for this Mixed Use development on Marketgait Dundee. The proposal for this prominent City Centre location comprises 43 residential units and retail units at Street Level.     

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New House in grounds of B Listed Building.

We are about to submit an application for Planning Approval and Listed Building Consent for this house within the grounds of a Grade B Listed building in Dundee. With our experience of dealing with Historic Scotland and knowing they have a preference for buildings with a contemporary edge to compliment the “setting” of Listed Buildings, we have used our knowledge to present this solution. The house comprised four bedrooms and an open plan living/ dining/ kitchen on the upper [...]

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