A HOUSING development in the Clackmannanshire town of Alloa, designed specifically for people with dementia, has been named among the nominations in awards celebrating Scotland’s planning sector.
The Primrose Street development – featured recently on placedesignscotland, here – has been shortlisted in the ‘Best project’ category of the Royal Town Planning Institute (Scotland) Awards for Planning Excellence.
The winners will be announced on June 15, with the Scots victors going towards the UK version of the awards, announced on November 21.
The shortlist reads (as noted, here, on the RTPI website):
Aberdeen City Centre & Beach Masterplan, entered by Claire McArthur, Aberdeen City Council
Glasgow Liveable Neighbourhoods, entered by Augustus Veasey, Arcadis and Collective Architecture
Aberdeen Net Zero Routemap, entered by Claire McArthur, Aberdeen City Council
University of Glasgow Western Campus, entered by Jennifer Russell, Glasgow City Council
Primrose Place Alloa, entered by Grant Baxter, Clackmannanshire Council
GrowBanff@TheVinery, entered by Yvonne Tough, Aberdeenshire Council
Stockingfield Bridge, entered by Lindsay Pratt, Glasgow City Council
Rediscovering the Antonine Wall, project entered by Alan Williamson, West Dumbartonshire Council
Zetland Park Project, entered by Danny Thallon, Falkirk Council
Planning authority of the year
Aberdeen City Council
Young planner of the year
Pippa Robertson, Aurora Planning Ltd
Sarah Purves, Fife Council
Picture credit: Place Design Scotland
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