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Awards for Makar Passive House

17 March 2020

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We are delighted to announce that at the end of February our certified Passive House in Strathpeffer won awards...

Highland Home Building Show

13 March 2020

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Come along and meet us at the Highland Home Building and Renovating Show this weekend - 14th and 15th March...

Visit from Robin McAlpine from Common Weal

9 December 2019

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We welcomed a visit from Common Weal director Robin McAlpine last week. Robin gave an excellent presentation at the...

Shows and Podcast

23 July 2019

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In June we attended the Logie Timber Festival at Logie Steading, and on the same weekend the Greener Homes Expo...

Highly Commended for Tara Green

13 March 2019

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We were delighted to receive a Highly Commended for Tara Green at the Alliance for Sustainable Building Product Awards...

Confor Conference

25 October 2017

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A good write up on the Architecture and Design Scotland blog of the CONFOR conference that Neil attended last month....

Trees to Timber Homes

27 September 2017

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Neil is one of the delegates speaking at the 'From Trees to Timber Homes' conference taking place in Edinburgh today....

Doors Open Day - 2nd September

1 September 2017

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This weekend come along and see our workspace, Saturday 2nd September, 10am-4pm A link to our Instagram below to...

Black Isle Show

1 August 2017

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We're pleased to be returning to the Black Isle Show this week - from 4pm Wednesday 2nd and all...

Green Homes Expo

20 May 2017

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It was great to meet a diverse mix of visitors and exhibitors at the Green Homes Expo on 20th May. ...

MAKAR becomes a Living Wage Employer

12 September 2016

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MAKAR has had a long-standing policy of paying fairly, and has joined the Living Wage movement by gaining Scottish Living...

Green Homes Expo

16 June 2016

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MAKAR will be at the Green Homes Expo in the main building of Inverness college campus this Saturday 18th June,...

SEDA AGM

5 June 2016

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Catriona from the design office managed to catch part of the Scottish Ecological Design Assocation's AGM in Comrie last...

Green Gold

8 May 2016

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MAKAR gets a mention this week in a Scotland on Sunday article by Stuart Goodall discussing the benefits of...

Award For Parramatta

5 May 2016

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MAKAR has received an award for Excellence in Civic Design by the Montrose Society for the new Parramatta House in...

Our Forests, Our People

10 March 2016

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CONFOR has produced a short film on the importance of forestry and timber - part of a range of new...

Radio Scotland Out of Doors

2 March 2016

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Neil Sutherland can be heard on Radio Scotland's Out of Doors programme broadcast on 27th February. You can listen...

Drop-In Day at Evanton Jubilee Hall

21 December 2015

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In December Neil and Brian from MAKAR held a Drop-in Day at the Jubilee Hall in Evanton about the proposed...

LLoyd Alter - Treehugger

1 December 2015

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A few thoughts about MAKAR by LLoyd Alter have appeared on the Treehugger website after hearing about us at...

Homegrown Timber Case Studies

12 November 2015

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The Di Rollo House, constructed by MAKAR in 2009, has featured in a collection of case studies of projects using homegrown...

Open Doors Day 2015

20 August 2015

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The MAKAR workshop will be opening up as part of the In and around Inverness Open Doors Day on Saturday ...

Black Isle Show 2015

13 July 2015

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5th - 6th August MAKAR are pleased to announce that we will have a stand at the Black Isle Show 2015. ...

Dowel-lam

20 March 2015

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We have sucessfully installed our new Dowel-lam intermediate floor panels at a new house near Avoch. The Dowel-lam is a...

MAKAR have landed at HBR Show

17 May 2013

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MAKAR have landed at the Scotland's Home Building and Renovating Show at the SECC in Glasgow! The show is...

SECC Glasgow Homebuilding & Renovating Show

13 April 2013

  Visit MAKAR at SECC Glasgow Homebuilding & Renovating Show - 18 - 19 May 2013.  Alternatively please contact us and we...

MAKAR to cut carbon emissions by 38%

21 March 2013

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In 2013 MAKAR made a commitment to deliver a 38% reduction in carbon emissions by 2015/16. MAKAR were selected to partner with the...

MAKAR Workspace Launch

22 June 2012

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Fergus Ewing MSP opens new off-site construction workspace for expanding company Fergus Ewing MSP (Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism)...

New House at Balnafoich

13 December 2007

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Recently completed house at Balnafoich, Inverness. Completed December 2007