Chapelton New Town

Chapelton, Aberdeenshire Town

Design: Andres Duany of Duany Plater-Zyberk

A group of Japanese house building professionals visit Scotland’s largest planned new town as part of sustainable communities within Europe study. The 8,000 home £2bn development will sit on 2,000 acres of Aberdeenshire farmland.

Union Terrace Gardens Aberdeen park

Union Terrace Gardens Aberdeen

After huge controversy back in 2012, the city council is taking the plunge again! Architects invited to draw up a design and delivery plan for enhancing the city’s Victorian park in the Denburn Valley including an amphitheatre to allow year-round events and re-using the historic arches.