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29th sept

In the most recent briefing…

  • On the ground

    I once worked on a project called the Wester Hailes Neighbourhood Strategy. Based on the premise that the original planners had got it badly wrong, the Neighbourhood Strategy simply asked the people who lived there how they would have designed their neighbourhood and what improvements they would like to make. Many chose to rename their neighbourhoods with new street signage to emphasize their new identity. Having a strong identity is a vital component of any community’s development. For some, identity is embedded. Others, like Maryhill, have chosen to create a visual reminder. All will be revealed this coming Saturday.

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