3 May 2021 — Resource

What if…? / Resources

Alan Thomson Harbour Development Officer, Jordan McCrae, Collective Architecture, Nicola Atkinson, Beautiful Materials Design Studio and Calum McDougall worked together in early 2020 to add their hopes, wishes and ideas for Annan to What if…?/Scotland (Image by Bash Art Creative)

If you want to explore any of the themes in the What if…?/Scotland exhibition further, here is a list of relevant resources and tools.

The Place Standard

The Place Standard tool provides a simple framework to structure conversations about place. It allows you to think about the physical elements of a place (for example its buildings, spaces, and transport links) as well as the social aspects (for example whether people feel they have a say in decision making).

20 Minute Neighbourhood Briefing

The principle of a 20 minute neighbourhood is a place-based approach to enable more local living and thereby support everybody’s choices to enhance wellbeing for our people and planet.

The Place Principle

The Place Principle aims to encourage better collaboration and community involvement, and improve the impact of combined energy, resources and investment.

Housing to 2040

Scotland’s first long-term national housing strategy

Community Wealth Building

Community wealth building (CWB) is a people-centred approach to local economic development, which redirects wealth back into the local economy, and places control and benefits into the hands of local people.

Town Centre Regeneration

Sustainable regeneration of our towns can only be achieved through collaboration and investment which include or are led by local communities.

Community-led Regeneration

Community-led regeneration is about people identifying issues and opportunities in their local area, deciding what to do about them and making positive changes in their communities

Designing for a Changing Climate

This report looks at how we can create great places, while tackling the climate emergency.

Material Considerations: A Library of Sustainable Building Materials

An online resource for anyone interested in sustainability.