Our Approach

Welcome to McLean Architects.

Thank you for visiting our site. We are an enthusiastic and experienced architectural practice based in Glasgow. We have a proven track record of designing buildings in various sectors including: community; education; residential; healthcare, commercial and recreation across the United Kingdom. We are also experienced in the creative and sensitive re-use of historic buildings. Using a wealth of specialist in-house expertise we provide a full range of architectural services including: interior design; space planning; feasibility; master planning; expert witness and project management. 

Our buildings are all unique designs, bespoke to our Client’s needs, intending to inspire and enrich people’s lives as well as contribute to our built environment. We strive for contemporary, functional, contextual and meaningful accessible architecture and the best value and quality outcome for you our Client.

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We are dedicated to providing a first class service to our clients.
We believe that the best indicator of client satisfaction is the extent to which we readily secure repeat work from a large number of clients relative to complex projects.


We deliver on our promises and are truthful to everyone we deal with.
We are committed in all our projects to test and interrogate the brief being put forward by the Client. We work constructively with the Client, Design Team and the Contractor to ensure a successful project which responds to the aspirations of all parties.


We will always do what we say we will do.
To ensure that our clients can rely on professional advice and be confident that their aspirations will be fulfilled, we always appoint a senior member of staff to every project to carry out the day-to-day running of individual contracts and provide a first point of contact for clients.


We are inspired individuals working together for maximum effect.
We are an enthusiastic and experienced architectural practice that operates as a compact team based upon close co-operation of staff at all levels.


We recognise and encourage the training and development of each member of staff.
We appreciate that all members of staff are equally important, no matter their position within our organization. We actively invest in the training and development of all our staff and organise a CPD programme for all levels of staff underlining our commitment to the quality of service provided.