This case study looks at the development of the new Girvan Community Hospital which provides a much needed hub for health services within this Ayrshire town.
From our latest research into learning spaces, we present good practice on designing for STEM, social learning and in-between spaces.
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.
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.
Aberdeen City Council led a masterplan approach to key housing sites. The result is Countesswells, a landscape-first approach to a neighbourhood.
Developed around the ‘garden hospital concept’, the 344-bed Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary uses the natural environment for patient wellbeing
Designed to create a therapeutic environment, Woodland View’s non-institutional design provides mental health services in a mature woodland setting.
Extensive community co-design transformed Fraser Avenue, Inverkeithing, into fuel-efficient housing in a community where children play in the street.