A new way to evaluate systematically what a “good place” means won the United Kingdom and Ireland’s most prestigious planning awards in 2017.
This blog looks at Vauban and the way places adapt to changing community need and links to the Place Standard Theme on housing and community
This blog reflects on the co-production stories from Mannheim and Vauban and explores participation, passion and sustainability.
This blog looks at The Green City Hotel in Vauban, and inspiring story of inclusion, quality and dignity.
This blog series looks at lessons learned from a trip to Mannheim, Germany, in early 2017 sets out some of the observations and learning for Scotland.
This blog looks at the importance of stories in shaping action with communities, touching on the Place Standard Theme of social interaction.
This blog looks again at Mannheim in terms of what we can learn around galvanising neighbourhoods Place Standard Theme: Influence and sense of control
This blog looks at what we can learn from Mannheim around citizens, systems and outcomes on the Place Standard Theme: Identity and Belonging
The Place Standard is a finalist in the category for Planning for Wellbeing at the Royal Town Planning Institute’s Awards for Planning Excellence
A&DS helped Hjaltland Housing Association and Shetland Islands Council prepare for the development of Shetland’s largest housing site at Staneyhill.