Simpson & Brown Architects with Addyman Archaeology


Neil McDonald

Neil has been involved in a number of diverse projects, ranging from bespoke domestic dwellings to a variety of public buildings (including a subterranean columbarium), often from inception through to occupation, through all RIBA Work Stages. He was the project architect for the Botanic Cottage project at RBGE in Edinburgh and has been involved in projects in different parts of the UK, including York Art Gallery and Eltham Palace in London. Neil has also been involved in a number of feasibility studies for projects, most recently in Inveraray, Dunbar and Milton Bryan in Bedfordshire.

He also recently served a three-and-a-half year term as a Director of the Architects’ Professional Examination Authority in Scotland (APEAS) Ltd where he met regularly with the board of APEAS which included the heads of schools of architecture throughout Scotland, to discuss and develop the Examination in Professional Practice and Management (also called the Part 3 Examination) in Architecture.



Left. Botanic Cottage    Right. Paisley Abbey