Looking back over a challenging year, Ann Allen reports on the changes to our built environment and how we've used design to empower communities.
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.
This directly follows on from the pilot project A&DS undertook, which considered a whole place approach to designing for a changing climate.
Architecture and Design Scotland recently undertook an exploration into designing for a changing climate. Download the report to learn more.
Play: Brian Hartley. Play as a spontaneous and creative process, and how it opens vital conversations and actions.
The Happenstance: a Lively Scottish-Venetian freespace: Phineas Harper. The engagement of the Venetians to the “open to all” of The Happenstance.
A Conversation, a Workshop and Afterwards: Elizabeth Murphy and Emily Speed. Teams are able to make something much bigger, layered and profound.