RUDI and SCRAN: Urban Design in Scottish Towns and Cities

RUDI and SCRAN: Urban Design in Scottish Towns and Cities

A study for RUDI and SCRAN, with Drew Mackie Associates as lead consultant, which examines some of the important characteristics of Urban Design in Scottish Towns including resumes of major projects in Leith, Edinburgh, the Merchant City and Crown Street in Glasgow.

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Darlington Gateways: focusing future investment

Darlington Gateways: focusing future investment

The brief issued by Darlington Borough Council for this study stated that, ‘the key focus of this work was to look at improving the environment to make it welcoming and attractive to businesses, potential investors, visitors, residents and rate payers. The scheme should provide an environment…

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Glasgow – Yoker Scotstoun Whiteinch Environmental Vision

Glasgow – Yoker Scotstoun Whiteinch Environmental Vision

We have been commissioned by the Dumbarton Road Corridor Social Inclusion Partnership to carry out a study which aims to deliver an Environmental Vision for communities along the north bank of the River Clyde in Glasgow. At the core of this work is community involvement …

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Belfast – Queen’s Quay Feasibility Study

Belfast – Queen’s Quay Feasibility Study

EDAW was commissioned by Laganside Corporation in January 2001 to undertake a Queen's Quay Feasibility Study and development framework for the Station Street/Queens Quay area of Eastbank. This follows on from the Eastbank Regeneration Strategy produced in April 2000....

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Glasgow – Mansfield Park Redevelopment

Glasgow – Mansfield Park Redevelopment

Mansfield Park is located in the heart of Partick, one of the original ancient villages of Glasgow, which grew up around a series of mills on the River Kelvin and which was subsequently closely linked to the rise of heavy industry on the River Clyde. There is a strong…

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Bedlington Investment Strategy: changing context and prospects

Bedlington Investment Strategy: changing context and prospects

In October 2001 Shared Intelligence, in collaboration with Willie Miller Urban Design + Planning and Donaldsons, was commissioned by Wansbeck District Council, Northumberland County Council and One NorthEast to prepare an investment study for the town of Bedlington....

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Dundee Railyards: a development framework

Dundee Railyards: a development framework

EDAW was commissioned in mid September 2000 by Scottish Enterprise Tayside and Dundee City Council to prepare a development framework for the Former Rail Yards Site in Dundee. We were part of the team, responsible for spatial strategy. The site is located between the East Coast Main Railway Line…

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Gas Works Perimeter Framework Belfast

Gas Works Perimeter Framework Belfast

Working with EDAW on their framework agreement with the Laganside Corporation, we were asked to produce a mixed use A Development Strategy for Maysfield. This is an important entry point to the city on the East Bridge Street/Albert Bridge axis as well as being the…

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A Development Strategy for Maysfield, Belfast

A Development Strategy for Maysfield, Belfast

Working with EDAW on their framework agreement with the Laganside Corporation, we were asked to produce a mixed use A Development Strategy for Maysfield. This is an important entry point to the city on the East Bridge Street/Albert Bridge axis as well as being the...

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A Regeneration Strategy for Sunderland ARC

A Regeneration Strategy for Sunderland ARC

We were part of the EDAW team who were appointed to produce A Regeneration Strategy for Sunderland ARC - Area Regeneration Compact. The Sunderland ARC Task Group was originally appointed in June 1999 by the former Trade and Industry Secretary, Rt. Hon. Stephen Byers...

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Clyde Corridor Regeneration Strategy

Clyde Corridor Regeneration Strategy

EDAW was commissioned in August 1999 to lead a multi- disciplinary consultant team to deliver, as part of Phase 2 of the CIDRE project, a series of city specific and transnational projects. The pilot project agreed for Glasgow is the Clyde Corridor Regeneration…

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INTERREG II: Urban Design Casebook

INTERREG II: Urban Design Casebook

We assisted EDAW in the production of an Urban Design Casebook analysing the success (or otherwise) of a range of recently conceived or completed projects as part of the Cities Divided by Rivers INTERREG II Study. The projects were at Brindley Place, Birmingham, Butler’s Wharf, London, Carlton Place…

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St Andrew’s College, Bearsden: feasibility study

St Andrew’s College, Bearsden: feasibility study

In January 2000, EDAW and Drivers Jonas were commissioned by Dunbartonshire Enterprise (DE), East Dunbartonshire Council (EDC) and the University of Glasgow, to undertake feasibility study into alternative uses for St Andrew’s College, Bearsden. The College site is due to become available…

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Newbiggin-by-the-Sea Investment Strategy

Newbiggin-by-the-Sea Investment Strategy

The village of Newbiggin, in common with many other traditional coastal resorts in the UK, has suffered decline over the last twenty years. The purpose of this work was to produce a clear Newbiggin-by-the-Sea Investment Strategy for sustainable regeneration based on a…

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A Development Strategy for East Bank, Belfast

A Development Strategy for East Bank, Belfast

Working with EDAW on their framework agreement with the Laganside Corporation, we were asked to produce a A Development Strategy for East Bank, Belfast area comprising the Howden Sirocco Works, Short Strand, Bridge End and Middlepath Street and the entire waterfront…

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Structure, process, product in urban design

Structure, process, product in urban design

Over the last decade Urban Design in the UK has become almost synonymous with ‘Big Architecture’. The people who have made the Urban Design headlines are almost exclusively architects. The profession has become very “product” oriented and proposals are increasingly…

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Dundee Central Waterfront – frameworks for change

Dundee Central Waterfront – frameworks for change

Dundee City Council appointed a team led by EDAW including Oscar Faber, Ryden and WMUD to develop a strategic framework for the Central Waterfront at Dundee. The site does not have a street system or grain in the traditional sense; rather it is a spatially disaggregated collection of…

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