How does it feel to occupy an offsite house, and what examples are there? This Case Study looks at four offsite housing projects in Scotland.
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.
A&DS worked in four local authorities to pilot Carbon Conscious Places - here is a report of the findings from this pilot study.
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.
Participatory Practice: Ian Gilzean. How participation and community empowerment inspires people to realise their creativity and sense of ownership.
Tools of the Trade: Peter McCaughey. A focus on five principal tools, of the many tools and tactics used.