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.
As part of our Annual Review of 2020 we asked staff and board members to reflect on their experiences in 2020.
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.
This article and short animation explains why you should adopt a place-based approach as outlined in the Place Principle.
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.