Career experience- a brief overview of work carried out at Gareth Hoskins Architects and Building Design Partnership from 2001 to 2010.

All images below were produced by James Darwent whilst working for Gareth Hoskins Architects.

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Mid Yell School

Shetland Isles

Role: Project Lead Architect

Lead architect for a £14m primary and secondary school on the island of Yell in the Shetland Isles. Led the design team through planning permission to construction.

Project status: Completed 2010

Knockdow Golf and Country Estate

Cowal, West Coast of Scotland

Feasibility study for the renovation of a Scottish Castle with the addition of a new hotel wing and golf complex, working closely with Historic Scotland in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National park.

Donald Trump Golf Development Masterplan

Menie Estate, Aberdeenshire

Role: Architect

Gained masterplan approval for this controversial development for Donald Trump. The project was developed by a team of four architects over the duration of a year encompassing a village of 500 domestic homes, 950 holiday apartments, 450 bed hotel and two championship golf courses. The development attracted much media speculation and political attention as the site encroached on a 'site of special scientific interest'.

Donald Trump Golf Course Maintenance Facility

Menie Estate, Aberdeenshire

Role: Project Lead Architect

Following masterplan approval GHA were asked to design and oversee the construction of the £1.2m Championship Golf Course Maintenance Facility.

Project status: Building Warrant Approval

St. Andrews Square office and retail development for Dutch bank ING

Edinburgh New Town

Planning permission gained for this £22m multi use development which is at the heart of the Edinburgh World Heritage site in the New Town. The proposals gained approval to demolish two grade 2 listed buildings and the restoration of a grade 1. The proposals were presented to approved by 'Architecture Design Scotland' (CABE) and Historic Scotland.

Project status: Construction tender let

Royal Museum Refurbishment


Gareth Hoskins largest project to date for the £34m refurbishment of this grade 1 listed museum. Involved in the design and detailing for the new basement entrance portals and basement entrance hall.

Project status: Completed

National Museum of Flight

East Fortune, North Berwick

Role: Architect Assistant

Job runner for this masterplan feasibility study at Britain's most intact 2nd world war base, which is now a Scheduled Historic Monument. Developed a 3 and 10yr plan to transform this museum into a national attraction which houses Scotland's only Concord.

Project status: On hold

Lumford Mill

Bakewell, Derbyshire

Role: Architects Assistant

Aided a design team at Building Design Partnership's Sheffield office to produce a feasibility study to redevelop the partially listed Lumford Mill into a business park.

Project status: On hold

Aberdeen Art Gallery


Role: Architect

Produced the competition documents to win the architectural contract to oversee the renovation of Aberdeen Art Gallery. The competition image was then selected for display at Edinburgh's Royal Scottish Academy for the 2010 Annual Exhibition.

Sea City Museum


Role: Architect

Produced the competition documents for this unsuccessful competition entry to convert Southampton's Civic Chambers into a new Titanic and Sea Museum.

Lews Castle and Museum nan Eilean

Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

Role: Architect

Produced the competition documents for this unsuccessful competition entry to renovate Lews Castle overlooking stornoway into an exclusive wedding venue and museum for the Outer Hebrides.

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