About Us

The MLA-Team

MLA is an award-winning architectural practice with a strong reputation for high quality, enduring design of buildings and spaces. We are drawn to understanding how people use their environment and how buildings and spaces influence our sense of well-being and happiness. 

creative, collaborative and proactive

A long term and sustainable view influences our decision making at every step of the design process. We promote a creative, collaborative and proactive approach, in order to maximise the best possible solutions, adding value and expertise at every stage of a project.  Above all we listen and seek to understand the specific needs of every client and project brief.

Award Winning Architecture

At MLA we're not too shy to blow our own trumpet, and why should we be?! Over the decades that we've been servicing our clients with great architecture, we've picked up a few awards along the way. Here are but a few of our favourites:

- British Council for Offices (BCO) National Awards
- British Council for Offices (BCO) Scottish Regional Awards
- Scottish Design Awards
- Scottish Quality in Planning
- Edinburgh Architectural Association (EAA)
- BIAL National Landscape Awards
- BIFM Office of the Year
- Building Performance Awards
- Dynamic Place
- IAS/OAS
- RIBA
- RICS
- Property Executive Magazine