What is a circular economy and why should we consider it in the design of places? We’ll help to draw out the benefits of taking a more ‘circular’ approach and how it connects to tackling the climate emergency and reducing carbon emissions and share learnings from our place-based circular economy projects.
Our latest Public Sector Client Forum has moved online due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. Here you will find presentations and other resources.
Clive Bowman, from Zero Waste Scotland, presents on A Circular Economy approach to designing for a changing climate.
Foresterhill is Europe’s largest hospital campus - how will a new masterplan help improve the greenspace for patients, staff and visitors?
Dr Alette Willis is a collector and teller of tales, an author and a researcher with a central interest in understanding the power of stories.
In this presentation Dr Nadine Andrews looks at climate resilient communities.
In this presentation Jim MacDonald, A&DS, describes how A&DS supports place planning for decarbonisation and the role of the place principle
Deveron Projects is an arts organisation working in Huntly to create projects that connect artists, communities and places.
This session explores engaging the next generation in producing and advancing their own local climate action plans.
MJ Somerville from Sustrans introduces the Cargo Bike Library and explains the benefits of cargo bikes in supporting town and city centres.
Woodside Multi-storey flats project in Glasgow explored the viability of retaining a series of three 1960s tower blocks and to mitigate fuel poverty
The Public Sector Client Forum facilitates discussion across the public sector on shared issues, experience and good practice.
Learning at the Heart of Communities: a newsletter summarising talks and shared learning from the Public Sector Client Forum event in October 2017.
A newsletter from the Public Sector Client Forum event held in November 2016.
Public Sector Client Forum: jmarchitects presentation on Brechin Community Campus (November 2016)
Presentation by Dr Sharon Wright from the Public Sector Client Forum meeting held in November 2016 at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation.
This invite only event will focus on Innovation in Managing Change in the public sector estate.
Public Sector Client Forum - information sheet
To promote wider learning and supporting capacity building in the built environment A&DS initiated a forum for Public Sector Clients in 2014.
A newsletter summarising the Public Sector Client Forum held in May 2016.
A document containing examples of how schools teams across Scotland are responding to the curriculum for excellence in the learning estate,