Niall Braidwood

Niall Braidwood BSc Dip Arch MPhil RIAS RIBA

Conservation Architect

With more than thirty years’ experience as a Chartered Architect, Niall Braidwood has a wide and varied experience of architectural practice and holds Advanced Conservation Accreditation from the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland.

Niall has worked with some of Scotland and Northern Ireland’s leading conservation and design practices. In Edinburgh, Niall is probably most closely associated with Charlotte Square having worked on groups of properties on all four sides of the Square. He has also been associated with the Artspace project at St Mark’s Castle Terrace. Recent projects completed include external repairs to Winton Castle, Pencaitland and to Hepburn Doocot for the Scottish Flag Trust. Projects on which Niall provided design work in Belfast include the NI Housing Executive Offices and the two thousand seat auditorium of the Waterfront Hall.

Projects have ranged from early mediaeval scheduled monuments, churches and castles, town halls, country houses and steading conversions to new offices and transport projects as well as domestic projects of all sorts. The production of conservation plans, feasibility studies, options appraisals and supporting information for Planning and grant applications forms an integral part of his work.

For historic buildings enquiries, advice on the potential re-use of traditional buildings in the countryside or proposals for new buildings please feel free to get in touch.

Beyond Architectural practice, Niall is keen modern and baroque violinist and has played with various orchestras, choral and operatic societies across Scotland. He plays regularly with the Meadows Chamber Orchestra in Edinburgh his string quartet and period instrument group.

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