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.
Exemplars took a blended approach to design, connecting STEM spaces to the rest of campus. We look at the importance of innovation from institutions.
Places that encourage learning through collaboration are important for developing and applying classroom learning. We look at these spaces.
Some spaces create valuable exchanges and connections for educational buildings but defy convention. In-betwen spaces are key to a sense of community.
In December 2020, with Scottish Futures Trust, we hosted an event on the Learning Estate Investment Programme (LEIP) Phase 1 projects.
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.