The best of the Cosmic Inspiro-Cloud 2019

The best of the Cosmic Inspiro-Cloud 2019

Introduction: The daily image published on Tumblr under the banner of the Cosmic Inspiro-Cloud continues to grow its audience with around 19,500 followers on Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook and now on Instagram. In 2019, the 365 images received just over

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Kilwinning’s Future: growing community projects

Kilwinning’s Future: growing community projects

Introduction: In January 2019, North Ayrshire Council commissioned a team led by Willie Miller Urban Design with Nick Wright Planning and Icecream Architecture to provide the expertise and organisation to facilitate and deliver …

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Our Springburn: community-led planning and design

Our Springburn: community-led planning and design

Introduction: In the preface to the Our Springburn report, Kevin Murray wrote: “Springburn is a hugely distinctive place in Glasgow that justifiably conjures powerful images as a place of industry and creativity, of character and community.

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Waterford: Glass Centre of Excellence

Waterford: Glass Centre of Excellence

We were commissioned, along with Yellow Book by the Design and Craft Council of Ireland (DCCoI) in partnership with Waterford Local Enterprise Office (WLEO), Waterford City & County Council (WCCC) and Waterford Institute of Technology

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Imagining a Public Bike Scheme in Kilkenny, Ireland

Imagining a Public Bike Scheme in Kilkenny, Ireland

This study for a Bike Share Scheme for Kilkenny was commissioned by Kilkenny LEADER Partnership CLG. It was authored by Ian Dempsey of County Cork-based Prescience in collaboration with Willie Miller Urban Design (Glasgow and Tallinn)…

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New Cumnock: the next five years

New Cumnock: the next five years

We were appointed in early 2018 by New Cumnock Development Trust to work with the community and lead consultants Outside the Box to create a masterplan for the town funded by the Scottish Government through its Making Places…

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Johnstonebridge Community Action Plan

Johnstonebridge Community Action Plan

This Action Plan is a framework for collaborative action by residents, community groups, landowners, the local authority, businesses and other public and third sector agencies in Johnstonebridge and the surrounding area…

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The best of the Cosmic Inspiro-Cloud 2018

The best of the Cosmic Inspiro-Cloud 2018

​ Introduction: The daily image published on Tumblr under the banner of the Cosmic Inspiro-Cloud continues to grow its audience with around 16,800 followers on Tumblr and Twitter. In 2018, the 365 images received just under 60,000 notes, comments, likes…

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A Greenplaces Strategy for Ayr North

A Greenplaces Strategy for Ayr North

This report is the result of nine months’ work in Ayr North. The WMUD team included Icecream Architecture, Benton Scott-Simmons and Kevin Murray Associates. The study was funded by the Scottish Government’s Making Places fund

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A Lane Strategy for Glasgow City Centre

A Lane Strategy for Glasgow City Centre

Glasgow City Council has approved the Lane Strategy that we developed with the City Centre Team in Development and Regeneration Services during 2016-17 aimed at making the most of the city centre lanes by creating attractive…

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The Three Towns Charrette: positive community outcomes

The Three Towns Charrette: positive community outcomes

In February 2017, North Ayrshire Council commissioned a team led by Willie Miller Urban Design to provide the expertise and organisation to facilitate and deliver the Three Towns Charrette covering Ardrossan, Saltcoats and New Stevenston.

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The best of the Cosmic Inspiro-Cloud 2017

The best of the Cosmic Inspiro-Cloud 2017

Our daily image published on Tumblr under the banner of the Cosmic Inspiro-Cloud continues to grow its audience with around 13,500 followers on Tumblr and Twitter. In 2017, the 365 images received just under 43,000 notes, comments

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North Berwick Town Centre Charrette

North Berwick Town Centre Charrette

“Is North Berwick Town Centre a great place for everyone? Are you interested in how the town works, how parking and traffic are organised or have ideas about how walking and cycling can be made easier or the environment improved? Then come along

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Lockerbie Community Action Plan

Lockerbie Community Action Plan

Who is behind the Plan? This Community Action Plan was commissioned by Lockerbie Community Council to support community-led activity aimed at improving the Lockerbie area as a place in which to live, work and visit. Following a public meeting

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Moffat and Beattock Community Action Plan

Moffat and Beattock Community Action Plan

We were commissioned by Moffat and District Community Council and Kirkpatrick Juxta Community Council as part of a team led by Nick Wright Planning to produce a Community Action Plan for both communities.

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A fresh look at Supplementary Guidance – Port Dundas

A fresh look at Supplementary Guidance – Port Dundas

The Port Dundas Supplementary Guidance document was intended to make a clear break from traditional planning guidance and set out a series of ideas for the development of the Port Dundas area which matched the aspirations for the site arising from the Port Dundas Planning Charrette

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Willie Miller, the founder and principal of WMUD, died on 12th January 2021 after a short illness. Willie was a much-loved husband and father and had a huge circle of friends  and professional colleagues. He was a multi-talented urban designer whose work had a major impact on hundreds of cities, towns and neighbourhoods throughout the UK and over the past 25 years. He also worked in Ireland, the Channel Islands and the USA.

Ines Triebel has been with WMUD since 2005, and she will continue the practice, drawing on her skills as a planner and designer. Ines has worked on place strategies, masterplans, policy guidance, regeneration and development frameworks, and the design of public realm and streetscape projects. She has extensive experience of working with communities, including charrettes.

WMUD will continue its long-standing strategic partnerships with Benton Scott-Simmons, Nick Wright Planning, Kevin Murray Associates, icecream architecture, yellow book and others. Please direct inquiries to Ines at [email protected] or contact any of the practices named above.