We’re Hiring!

Posted on May 24, 2018 by admin

We are currently recruiting for the following vacancies:

Architectural Assistants: Part 1/ Part 2/ Technician                                                         


We are seeking energetic, thoughtful and well organised candidates to be part of a creative flexible working team and will consider Part 1 students seeking practical experience, Part 2 candidates and junior technicians looking to broaden their experience and develop their careers.

We are working on projects in a variety of sectors including residential, commercial, leisure and education. Your role will be to assist project leaders in developing design and production information from feasibility to post completion stages as well as covering project administration tasks.


Salary: depending on experience.


Please submit CV’s and representative examples of your work by email to:


No agencies please.

The Garment Factory Shortlisted for RIAS Awards 2018!

Posted on March 20, 2018 by admin

We are very happy to announce that The Garment Factory has been shortlisted for a RIAS Award 2018! A big thank you and congratulations to everybody involved in this great project.

‘Renovating the World’ – Morgan McDonnell Director Anthony McDonnell Interview

Posted on February 2, 2018 by admin

Company Director Anthony McDonnell was interviewed by a Japanese TV film crew who were in Edinburgh this week filming interesting building conversions for their show “Renovating the World” and who had scouted our recently completed former church conversion at Blackfriar’s Street for inclusion in their travelogue. The producer and crew seemed intrigued by the innovative use of space and by the notion of transforming a previously sacred building into residential accommodation which, it seems, is not so common in Japan. Keep your eyes peeled for it’s release!

17-21 Blackfriars Street Shortlisted for The Herald Property Awards for Scotland

Posted on August 21, 2017 by admin

We are delighted to announce that 17-21 Blackfriars Street has been short-listed for Best Renovation / Conversion at the upcoming Herald Property Awards for Scotland in association with SP Energy Networks. 

The awards will be presented at a gala dinner at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Glasgow on 21 September 2017. Good luck to all shortlisted entries! 


Drumsheugh Gardens Featured in Homes & Interiors Scotland

Posted on August 11, 2017 by admin

Featured in Homes & Interiors Scotland (Issue 113, May & June 2017): ‘Welcome Home’ – How Morgan McDonnell and Square & Crescent worked together to bring five Victorian Townhouses on Drumsheugh Gardens back to life, as contemporary luxury dwellings for Edinburgh’s West End.


Photography Neale Smith