McGregor Bowes

  • Edinburgh
  • Member since Nov 2015

I am a chartered architect with over 30 years experience working in architectural practice, in firms based in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Hong Kong. I set up my firm, McGregor Bowes, in 2010, and since then I have carried out projects throughout Scotland and North England.


  1. Architecture
  2. CAD/Drawings

About McGregor Bowes

Although I have a broad range of experience, I have particular expertise and interest in the care, restoration and sympathetic adaptation of historic buildings. I have worked on some of Scotland's most significant landmarks, such as; St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh Castle and Fort George.

McGregor Bowes are delighted to have worked with the following organisations:
• Basil Paterson College
• Benholm and Johnshaven Heritage Society
• East Lothian Council
• Edinburgh World Heritage
• Falkland Stewardship Trust
• Graciela Ainsworth
• Gray Marshall and Associates
• H+K Enterprises Ltd
• Haworth Tompkins
• Kirkmichael Trust
• Signature Pub Group Ltd
• StudioSP
• The City of Edinburgh Council
• The Fruitmarket Gallery
• The Highlanders’ Museum Redevelopment Project
• The Minister and Kirk Session of St. Giles’ Cathedral
• The National Trust
• Zenith Marketing

McGregor Bowes has received the following recognition:
• Build - Best Historic Building Architect - Edinburgh
• Included in Urban Realm's "Scotland's TOP100 Architects" of the year.
• Loo of the Year Awards - Winner "Heritage" category
• RICS Scotland Awards, “Building Conservation” category - commended
• Surface Design Awards - finalist
• IAA Awards - shortlisted
• Scottish Design Award – Shortlisted “Re-use of a Listed Building” category
• Included in Architecture Scotland Annual
• Included in Urban Realm's "Scotland's TOP100 Architects" of the year.
• RICS Scotland Awards, “Regeneration” category - shortlisted
• RICS Scotland Awards, “Infrastructure” category - commended
• RICS Scotland Awards, “Building Conservation” category - commended
• Included in Architecture Scotland Annual
• Civic Trust Award - Award
• Scottish Design Award – Award “Regeneration” category
• RIAS Awards – Award
• RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award – shortlisted
• Edinburgh Architectural Association Awards – shortlisted in
“Regeneration/Conservation Award” category
• Scottish Civic Trust My Place Award – Nominated by The Cockburn Association


RIAS Chartered Practice (McGregor Bowes);
RIBA Chartered Architect, License 20006714;
RIAS Chartered Architect, License 7647;
ARB Registered Architect, License 057804E.

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