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Young Planners’ Placemaking Workshop

Kevin Murray and Dr Husam AlWaer teamed up with RTPI Scotland to devise a special Collaborative Placemaking event for the Scottish Young Planners Network. As a compressed form of the 1,2 and 3 day workshops they run, this half day session was an immersive ‘learning by doing’ experience that involved briefing presentations, a site visit […]

Tranent Town Centre Charrette

Image is courtesy of Willie Miller Urban Design. East Lothian Council and the Fa’side Area Partnership commissioned Kevin Murray Associates to lead a town centre charrette in Tranent, working alongside Willie Miller Urban Design, Peter Brett Associates and icecream architecture. The charrette was held over three days from 26 – 28 March in The Fraser […]

Port Dundas Continuity Workshop

At the end of March 2015, Kevin Murray Associates facilitated a ‘continuity workshop’ for the Glasgow Canal Regeneration Partnership (Glasgow City Council, BIGG and Scottish Canals) to update all stakeholders on the position of Port Dundas and to workshop the next steps together. Presentations were made Kevin Murray and members of the Partnership by way […]

Firhill-Hamiltonhill Charrette

Kevin Murray Associates were commissioned by Scottish Canals and their partners to facilitate the Applecross-Firhill-Hamiltonhill-Woodside Charrette, or as it came to be known, “What Floats Your Boat?” Charrette. We worked alongside the charrette design team of LUC, LDN architects, AECOM and Envirocentre to programme a charrette event that took in a wide area around the […]

Haddenham Airfield Consultation

Lands Improvement Holdings (LIH) commissioned KMA to run a set of community-facing design workshops for land on the edge of Haddenham, Buckinghamshire. This was part of the process for nominating the site as a potential allocation for housing in the Haddenham Parish Council Neighbourhood Plan. The site that LIH holds in Haddenham has an interesting […]

Port Dundas Charrette

Port Dundas was another of the charrettes in the Scottish Government’s Mainstreaming Programme with KMA acting as the joint team lead with Peter Brett Associates alongside the team of Willie Miller Urban Design, Benton Scott-Simmons and Turner Townsend. The aim of the charrette was to formulate a planning and development framework that would subsequently form […]

Bowling Basin Charrette

The Scottish Government Charrette Mainstreaming programme for 2013-14 included charrettes by Scottish Canals in 3 different locations, and KMA were involved in all three. At Bowling Basin, KMA were the charrette facilitators and reporters as part of a team comprising Michael Laird Architects, Rankin Fraser Landscape Architects, Arup and RSP. The charrette was held in […]

Signature Project Brodick – The National Trust for Scotland

In December 2012 a consortium led by Kevin Murray Associates – including Willie Miller Urban Design, The Burrell Company, Janet Benton Landscape (now Benton Scott-Simmons), James Fraser Tourism, ruralDimensions, WSP and Turner and Townsend – were commissioned by the National Trust for Scotland to undertake a spatial masterplan to unlock, co-ordinate and reveal the many […]