With the recent Independent Planning Review having referenced mediation in three of its recommendations, PAS and Scottish Mediation are looking to explore how this can be facilitated to improve engagement within planning.
PAS has produced a number of short summaries from recent projects. These range from community-led charrettes and community land use plans to development plan engagement and youth engagement.
This blog, based on a recent talk at PAS AGM, looks at how planning fell from fashion for a long period, and what created the new international awareness that places need to be planned.
New PAS guidance will increase awareness and knowledge of the Scottish planning system and engagement between Gypsy/Travellers, planning professionals, elected members and community councillors
Over the last 4 years PAS has been lucky enough to host an German ERASMUS exchange interns from the Bauhaus-University Weimar over the summer. In this blog our most recent intern Julia Schluetsmeier-Hage reflects on her experience with PAS.
PAS’s inaugural Geddes conference was held over days in August 2016, as part of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design.
The next date for SP=EED Verification training is Thursday 06 October 2016 5.30-9.00pm (Edinburgh).
PAS is currently running a series of Community Placemaking Workshops throughout the Dumfries and Galloway area.
The final reports of our CuparCould Charretteplus are now available to read – learn about the outcomes of the engagement with the local community including young people.
To coincide with Scotland’s Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016, the two-day international conference in