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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 […]

Glasgow City Centre West Development Framework

Under the M8, outside Anderston Station. Kevin Murray Associates were part of a team, led by Hypostyle Architects, commissioned by Scottish Enterprise and Glasgow City Council to produce a development framework for Glasgow’s City Centre West. The study area is a large part of the western city centre, running from Central Station to the M8, […]

Supporting the Glasgow Jazz Festival

Supporting the Glasgow Jazz Festival

In the autumn of 2012, Kevin Murray Associates will be 10 years old, having launched at the Birmingham Urban Summit in 2002. As part of our celebration of this landmark, we are sponsoring the Glasgow Jazz Festival 2012 in June and July. We already sponsor a range of charities and causes on an individual basis, […]