Calum Duncan, Director
Calum graduated from Scott Sutherland School of Architecture, Aberdeen (BSc Hons) in 1996, followed by a Masters degree at University of Strathclyde in 1998 (March) and qualifying as a registered Architect in 1999. He worked at Malcolm Fraser Architects in Edinburgh for 17 years, including a number of significant completed Public Arts, Commercial and Education projects: Dance Base, Edinburgh; Dance City, Newcastle; Berwick Workspace and the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation.
ECCI for the University of Edinburgh achieved BREEAM ‘Outstanding,’ the first Listed building to achieve this rating for sustainable design. This alteration of the significant Old High School building was a complex project from the perspective of conservation, access requirements and sustainability. Since ECCI, Calum was involved with overseeing the refurbishment of 1 Cockburn Street for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and has developed proposals for significant alterations to the 1950’s Queen’s Hall, Dunoon which brings a new café, library and meeting spaces as additions to the existing repaired and altered 500 seat auditorium.
Calum has spent 10 years sitting on the Cockburn Association Cases Committee and sits on the Cockburn Urban Design Group. Currently a tutor at ESALA , University of Edinburgh and has been a visiting critic/ lecturer at Strathclyde University, Mackintosh School of Architecture and Manchester School of Art.
Calum is a member of the Board of Directors at Play Scotland.