Space of Labour

December 1, 2009,AEST

Spaces of Labour (S.O.L.), which began its life as a series of mapping exercises with students at Strathclyde University’s Department of Architecture, has been developed into a touring exhibition, publication and website inviting a considered investigation of how capitalist work | Read More

Polnoon: Scotland’s first eco-village

November 26, 2009,AEST

Herald Scotland reports Scotland’s first eco-friendly village is set to be built on the outskirts of Glasgow.The pioneering development would see a low-carbon village called Polnoon created near Eaglesham, in East Renfrewshire.The Scottish Government has worked with developers on the | Read More

Scotland’s flowers under threat

November 2, 2009,AEST

BBC NEWS reports One in four species of wild flower in Scotland is under threat according to the campaign group Plantlife Scotland.Among those flowers most at risk are the corn marigold, heath cudweed, and the lesser butterfly orchid.The group said | Read More

Barriers to mixed use development in Scotland

September 8, 2009,AEST

Recently, the Scottish Government released a report completed by Douglas Wheeler Associates With Ann Flint Associates, Austin-Smith: Lord Edinburgh College of Art (School of Architecture-ScotMark). The report was commissioned to investigate the barriers to mixed use development in Scotland. The report | Read More

Vital wetland restored to natural glory

August 14, 2009,AEST

JournalLive reports A 50-YEAR healing operation for internationally-important wetlands in the North has taken a major step forward. A £700,000 project to push forward the restoration of the 12,000-year-old Border Mires has been completed nearly two years ahead of schedule. | Read More

Natural Play Area for School in Scotland

June 27, 2009,AEST

A natural play area is being designed and constructed in at Merrylee Primary School in Scotland. It is going to be the only school in Britain with a natural play area within its grounds. The Evening Times reports It will | Read More

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