Making Space Conference Edinburgh, Children, Design, Scotland, UK, 2010

Making Space Conference Scotland

Making Space 2010 – International Conference located in Edinburgh

21 Jun 2010

Making Space Conference

Making Space 2010: An international conference promoting innovation, creativity and sustainability in design for children and young people aged 0-18

7 – 8 Oct 2010

Edinburgh, Scotland

This major conference brings together a range of international experts who will examine issues related to children and space from aspects of how children and young people relate to their environment and its impact on their development, to what makes a good learning environment and what we need to focus on in the future.

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Delegates attending this conference will have an unparalleled opportunity to:

  • hear presentations from internationally renowned architects, academics and design specialists
  • initiate debate and discussion on the promotion of innovative design, share ideas and challenge conventional architectural approaches
  • learn more about Building Better Schools: Investing in Scotland’s Future – the Scottish Government’s School Estate Strategy
  • explore a variety of new and innovative spaces for young people, during a day of inspiring study visits across Scotland
  • hear directly from young people about what matters to them in the creation of their learning environment.

The Making Space 2010 award winners will be announced and showcased at this international conference.

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For further information, or to book online visit or contact Hannah Goodrum (e: [email protected] or t: +44 131 222 2431)

Making Space Conference information from Children in Scotland

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Architecture in Scotland

Contemporary Architecture in Scotland

The Watch House, Crail, Crail, Fife, Eastern Scotland
Architect: Alan Dunlop
Crail Property in East Scotland
drawing © Alan Dunlop
The Watch House in Crail, Fife
Planning Approval and Listed Building and Conservation Area Consent granted unconditionally for this historic property renovation in Crail. The building is listed and sits within the conservation area in Crail, overlooking the Firth of Forth and The Isle of May.

Scottish Buildings

Scottish Building Designs

Scottish Architecture News – Selection

Exchange Place, Edinburgh
Exchange Place
photo © John McKenzie
Exchange Place Photos by John McKenzie Photography. 26 May

Queens Park Arena Contest News, Glasgow
Queens Park Arena Design Competition shortlist unveiled here. 19 May

Union Terrace Gardens – 100% of Architects Against “City Square” Proposal
Union Terrace Gardens Aberdeen. 18 May

Antony Gormley Sculpture in East Lothian:
Crouching Man Sculpture
photo © Isabelle Lomholt
Exposure Sculpture – Antony Gormley, artist. 18 May

Loch Tay Boat House, northwest of Perth, central Scotland
Architect: McKenzie Strickland Associates
Loch Tay Boat house property
photograph : Keith Hunter
Loch Tay Boat House
A cave created beneath the Boathouse allows a speedboat to be driven in and tethered to the ceiling before an electric winch hoists it into mooring position. The living space above includes a kitchenette, shower room and a fold-away bed.

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