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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 […]

Sauchiehall Garnethill District Strategy

Working closely with a high-level engagement team for Glasgow City Council, with Nick Wright Planning, icecream architecture and co-occurence, KMA colleagues Jas, Iain and Kevin contributed to the engagement activity of the initial Glasgow City Centre Districts Regeneration Strategy. The engagement team collaborated with Gehl Architects across a range of community engagement events. These sought […]

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 […]

Amman ‘People-Places’ Charrette Workshop

Kevin Murray helped to lead a major charrette-type collaborative training exercise at Isra University in Amman, Jordan, working alongside Husam Al Waer (Dundee University) and Samer Bagaeen (Brighton University). Led by Dr Nawar Alatassi, the exercise sought to simulate actual charrette process evolution over several days, with students working collaboratively in groups to address two […]

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 […]

Royston Vision and Strategy

The Rosemount Development Trust, on behalf of the wider Royston Strategy Group of local partners, appointed a team led by Kevin Murray Associates with Willie Miller Urban Design and Benton-Scott Simmons to prepare a comprehensive vision and strategy for Royston as a place, integrating the social, economic and environmental elements. This strategy is to be […]

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 […]

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 […]