We are recruiting!

Andrew Black Design are looking for an Architect and a Part 2 Graduate to join our friendly team. We are based in the heart of Dundee in our recently completed mews development. We work on a wide range of projects, mainly high end residential, but also hospitality and office developments, amongst others.

The Mews, Tay Street Lane, Dundee

Architect – Preferably with 2 to 3 years post Part 3 experience, but recently qualified candidates will be considered depending on their previous experience. Key personal attributes;

  • Strong design and presentation skills.
  • Good technical knowledge and understanding of construction detailing.
  • Good working knowledge of current Scottish Building Regulations and related legislation
  • Experience of producing planning, building warrant and tender stage information.
  • Strong organisational skills, ability to manage workload and meet deadlines.
  • Full clean driving license preferred.

Part 2 Graduate – Recent graduate preferred but candidates working towards their Part 3 exams will be considered.

The candidate will be highly motivated and be able to work on their own initiative, with others within the practice and the wider design team. Personal development and the opportunity for career development are at the heart of the practice.

We are always looking for talented staff, so if you don’t strictly fit the details above, please get in touch anyway.

If you are interested in joining our team, please email your CV and brief portfolio to: [email protected] for the attention of Alison Niven. If you have any questions regarding the posts, don’t hesitate to email or call to discuss the post further.



Planning Approval

Planning approval for historic country house hotel extension

We were delighted to receive planning approval last week for the extension to an historic country house hotel in Angus.  The proposal will introduce a contemporary, high-quality function suite and wedding venue which will expand the existing facilities, improve accessibility across the whole venue and maximise views towards the surrounding landscape.  Exciting things ahead!

Function Suite and Wedding Venue

Dundee Institute of Architects Awards 2019

We are delighted to have won the ‘Best Small Project – Domestic’ award for one of our projects in St. Andrews at the recent Dundee Institute of Architects 2019 Awards evening at the Invercarse Hotel in Dundee.


It was a pleasure producing these designs for the team at Dundee Museum of Transport.

Lovely article in The Courier (Dundee) showing our images of what the new Dundee Museum of Transport could look like if funding can be found.

Fresh images show design of potential new Dundee Museum of Transport

Planning permission has just been granted for a new Red Squirrel Children`s Nursery at Dykes of Gray

Collaborating with Algo & The Red Squirrel Nursery, our design will introduce a new purpose built 67 children nursery located within the village centre at the new Dykes of Gray housing development. The internal areas of the building have been organised to maximise natural daylight to important spaces whilst allowing direct access between classroom and outdoor play areas. The massing and materiality are borrowed from an agricultural typology with the use of vertical boards and a highly insulated standing seam roof to create a modern building that fits well within the new housing development.

Former Dundee factory to become mental health hub

We are delighted to receive planning approval for our proposals at Locarno Works, Dundee. Working with Torridon Developments Ltd. and Wellbeing works, Dundee, our design respects the character of the building and allows it to be re-used as a ‘community hub’ for the charity who are relocating from their existing premises. The proposals will bring the existing building back into use, prevent further decline and help revitalise the area. To read article, press link below:

Former Dundee factory to become mental health hub