This blog looks at the role of the public sector in delivering better places, 10 years after the publication of the Christie Commission.
The collapse of so many high street chains over the past year has put jobs at risk and triggered fears for the future of our town centres.
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.
This directly follows on from the pilot project A&DS undertook, which considered a whole place approach to designing for a changing climate.
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.