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Welcome to our practice! We are a team of experienced and contemporary designers who are passionate about creating energy-efficient buildings and promoting sustainable re-use of existing structures. Our studio is located in Glasgow, and we also have a remote office in Dumfries and Galloway, where our practice was first established. In addition to our practice work, we also dedicate our time to part-time teaching and assisting with community initiatives.

© Julie Broadfoot

  • New Faculty of Education, Univ. of Glasgow with RMJM architects

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We are a husband and wife team and first met in the year 2001 whilst working in Glasgow. We both came from similar backgrounds having served apprenticeships as architectural technicians before studying architecture. Over the years we have worked for a number of different practices gaining a range of experience in the healthcare, education, community, residential and commercial sectors.

The following is a selection of the projects we have worked on:

In 2012 we relocated to Scotland and after a short career break, Amanda set up her own practice in Dumfries and Galloway.  In recent years, since joining together in practice, we have developed extensive experience and understanding in working with existing buildings which may be empty, forgotten or unfulfilled to bring about re-invigorated and transformative designs in a palpably sustainable manner.




After 10 years of working in private practices in Edinburgh, London and Glasgow, Amanda established Flockhart Architects in 2014.  Over recent years Amanda has developed and grown the practice focussing on domestic, community and small scale commercial projects. Amanda also enjoys working within her local community and was one of the founding trustees of the Shambellie House redevelopment project In New Abbey. Amanda has an SQA Level 3 award in Energy Efficiency Measures for Older and Traditional Buildings and has recently embarked on the AECB Carbonlite Retrofit Foundation Course.


During her 5th year studies at the Mackintosh,  Amanda was awarded the Bourdon Prize, the Charlie Cochrane Silver Medal for Architecture, the RIAS Silver Medal for best 5th year student (commendation) and was published in Building Design ‘UK Class of 2004’.  

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Since graduating in 2000, Alex has worked on a diverse range of projects including large scale award winning residential, educational, health and commercial projects in Glasgow and London, to high end bespoke houses and extensions in Scotland.  Alex has designed and delivered many low carbon houses integrating fabric first principles with current renewable technologies. Alex combines work with part-time tutoring and has also lectured in Glasgow and London Universities.


© Julie Broadfoot

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