Supporting the creation of truly healing places and healthier communities across Scotland.
The Place Standard tool provides a simple framework to structure conversations about place.
Learn more about our work across the learning estate and our collaboration with local authorities to regenerate spaces for learning, by design.
Scotland has a tradition of creating distinctive places; derived from a deep understanding of local context and opportunities.
Stalled Spaces Scotland aims to encourage and support communities to bring stalled spaces or derelict and vacant land back into temporary use.
Find out more about our work on sustainability and materials here.
Assisting those responsible for the development of the built environment by offering informed advice on the design quality of proposals.
To promote wider learning and supporting capacity building in the built environment A&DS initiated a forum for Public Sector Clients in 2014.
Town Centre Living: Penny Morriss of Living Streets Scotland on walkable and caring town centres.
Town Centre Living: How we can use design to help create a caring place? What value does design bring? Join the conversation!
Information for communities about how Architecture and Design Scotland gets involved in the development of places across Scotland.
A guide of the NHSScotland Design Assessment Process (NDAP), which helps to establish the link between business case and design objectives.
A&DS worked with Newbattle Community High School in Midlothian to learn how their new school building can help them be a Digital Centre of Excellence
Explore exhibition contect and case studies from 5 years of exhibitions focussing on the use of timber in Scottish architecture.
This section identifies a range of building types that have a sustainable design approach.
Browse the materials that have featured as our Material of the Month.
Badenoch and Strathspey Health and Care Facility