In this blog Jim MacDonald, A&DS Chief Executive, reflects on how our relationship with place has changed during a year of lockdown and adaptation.
On the 18th of March, we hosted the online launch of our new Corporate Strategy. The full recording is now available.
Despite the challenges of lockdown, and the closure of our offices, A&DS has continued to deliver high quality and important work. We review our year.
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.
LLTNP influenced local development through LIVEPark Rural Development Frameworks. This brought the community in the conversation about their places.
The focus of this series is on supporting better place quality through considering location and place priorities for new housing led developments.
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.