Despite limited resources, Moray created a 'quality auditing' process to encourage good design in their housing developments, we look at the results.
LLTNP influenced local development through LIVEPark Rural Development Frameworks. This brought the community in the conversation about their places.
The focus of this series is on supporting better place quality through considering location and place priorities for new housing led developments.
Aberdeen City Council led a masterplan approach to key housing sites. The result is Countesswells, a landscape-first approach to a neighbourhood.
Tools of the Trade: Peter McCaughey. A focus on five principal tools, of the many tools and tactics used.
Venice / Local Context: Alberto Lago. How the memory of The Happenstance is still alive today in the minds of the Venetian people.
My Experience as a Fellow at The Happenstance: Theo Shack. Immersive education, and the possibilities that might not otherwise happen.
Into the Mouth of the Wolf: Peter McCaughey. A day in the life of The Happenstance and the chance encounters and the coincidences in the garden.
Venice Reflective: Lee Ivett. A successful public space is one that suggests possibility and opportunity rather than dictates and instructs behaviour.
Introduction: Morag Bain. First in a series of twelve publications or ‘dispatches’, exploring the themes of, and learning from The Happenstance.