Our latest Public Sector Client Forum has moved online due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. Here you will find presentations and other resources.
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.
In this presentation Jim MacDonald, A&DS, describes how A&DS supports place planning for decarbonisation and the role of the place principle
Foresterhill is Europe’s largest hospital campus - how will a new masterplan help improve the greenspace for patients, staff and visitors?
Clive Bowman, from Zero Waste Scotland, presents on A Circular Economy approach to designing for a changing climate.
In this presentation Dr Nadine Andrews looks at climate resilient communities.
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.
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
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.
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.
A&DS worked in four local authorities to pilot Carbon Conscious Places - here is a report of the findings from this pilot study.
Architecture and Design Scotland recently undertook an exploration into designing for a changing climate. Download the report to learn more.
Scotland’s climate is changing. How Scotland’s places are adapted and used can help futureproof against the impacts of climate change.
In this blog Neal Hemingway, of Threesixty Architecture, writes about the tools available to consider repurposing and sustainable placemaking.
Shona Glenn from the Scottish Land Commission, writes about the potential of vacant and derelict land in tackling the climate emergency.
In this blog Daisy Narayanan considers what we can learn from the current crisis when we look to tackle the climate emergency