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.
A&DS CEO Jim MacDonald attended the Festival of Place, sharing the platform with the design organisations from Wales, England and Northern Ireland.
Design in a Changing Climate: report shows how places across Scotland can tackle climate change and improve people's quality of life.
Architecture and Design Scotland recently undertook an exploration into designing for a changing climate. Download the report to learn more.
Tools of the Trade: Peter McCaughey. A focus on five principal tools, of the many tools and tactics used.
Venice / Local Context: Alberto Lago. How the memory of The Happenstance is still alive today in the minds of the Venetian people.
My Experience as a Fellow at The Happenstance: Theo Shack. Immersive education, and the possibilities that might not otherwise happen.
Into the Mouth of the Wolf: Peter McCaughey. A day in the life of The Happenstance and the chance encounters and the coincidences in the garden.
Venice Reflective: Lee Ivett. A successful public space is one that suggests possibility and opportunity rather than dictates and instructs behaviour.