In this blog Jim MacDonald, A&DS Chief Executive, reflects on how our relationship with place has changed during a year of lockdown and adaptation.
Scotland + Venice commission by 7N Architects and Architecture & Design Scotland to debut at V&A Dundee
In this blog Ann Allen, Chair of A&DS, asks "what is a place, and why does it matter?".
We know that no project succeeds in isolation. Our work supports the collaborative development of strategies linking planning, services and investment
Ensuring everyone has access to housing that is warm, safe and affordable is one of the key challenges we want to help tackle.
Our work also promotes Scotland’s collaborative, people-centred approach on an international stage.
We connect people who deliver projects on the ground, enabling them to share their learning with each other.
Growing out of our work on design advice we tested a place-based approach to tackling the climate emergency
Over the last decade, we have helped the NHS embed the voice of patients, staff and the wider community in briefs for new and altered facilities.
Adapting a public building such as a school – rather than replacing it – keeps it at the heart of the community.