About Us

At MLA we believe the interaction of people and place has the potential to transform the way we live and work. By working with our clients collaboratively we create spaces that proudly stand the test of time.

Our Values


We care about our colleagues and clients, and always consider the implications of our work  for people, businesses and the environment.


We listen carefully to our clients and collaborate to develop inventive architectural and spatial solutions aligned with their vision.


Our passion shines through in our work. We are energised and inspired by how architecture can transform the ways people live and work.

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:

– Scottish Property Awards
– RIAS / RIBA Awards
– Shortlisted for The RIBA Stirling Prize (2016 & 2017)
– British Council for Offices (BCO) National Awards
– British Council for Offices (BCO) Scottish Regional Awards
– Scottish Design Awards
– Edinburgh Architectural Association (EAA)
– Homes for Scotland
– RICS Awards
– Scottish Quality in Planning
– BIAL National Landscape Awards
– BIFM Office of the Year
– Building Performance Awards
– Dynamic Place
– Property Executive Magazine