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Redevelopment of the former Birmingham City University Campus, Perry Barr

KMA was commissioned by Birmingham City Council to undertake the community information and consultation exhibition relating to a major housing-led regeneration proposal at Perry Bar, Birmingham prior to the submission of the planning application. The communication and consultation event was held at the Doug Ellis Sports Centre, Perry Barr, on Monday 4th June 2018. The […]

Kirkintilloch Town Centre Consultation

The KMA-lead team were commissioned by Kirkintilloch Community Council, with funding and support from East Dunbartonshire Council, to provide planning, delivery and analysis support for a KCC-led programme of public engagement. The purpose of this engagement was to develop a thorough understanding of how the community in Kirkintilloch view the town centre and its function […]

SCR Vision Launch

Today, 17 February, the SCR Vision has been launched. The prospectus, “A Better Future Together – Developing a Vision” is the product of our close work and collaboration with Professor Heather Campbell of the University of Sheffield, the other anchor institutions in the region, Sheffield Hallam University and the Sheffield Teaching Hospital Trust, and some […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dumbarton Rock & Castle Charrette

In February 2015, Kevin Murray Associates was commissioned to facilitate and report on the Anderson Bell Christie-led charrette examining the area around Dumbarton Rock and Castle, including the River Leven waterfront. The charrette client was West Dunbartonshire Council, with support from Historic Scotland and the Scottish Government, but of course the ultimate client would be […]

Aberdeen City Talks

Photo credit: Norman Adams, Aberdeen City Council As part of the Aberdeen City Centre Masterplan consultation process, Kevin Murray Associates and BDP organised a series of City Talk Series with Aberdeen City Council. The series of talks invited experts from other cities to share their experiences of changing their city with a public audience, followed […]

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 […]

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 […]