“Creating Places” is the Scottish Government’s policy statement on architecture and place.  This website is an important element of the policy and it is designed to be a resource for everyone with an interest in the built and natural environment.

The site contains resources from across Scotland and beyond, intended to stimulate discussion, share good practice and inspire excellence.

We are interested in sharing a wide range of knowledge and lessons and this site will be updated regularly to help develop a comprehensive resource on built and natural environment issues.

You can access resources by clicking on the headings in the bar above and then selecting from the Policy or Projects menus.



Launch of Place Standard: How Good is Our Place www.placestandard.scot

Design Competitions: Third group of Scottish Scenic Routes competitions launched.

Guidance: An updated Designing Streets Toolbox including a report containing proposed findings and next steps on Aligning Consents

Policy: Scotland's Economic Strategy

Toolbox: Two ‘Street Detail’ case studies

Featured projects: Several projects from this year's Andrew Doolan Award for Best Building in Scotland added

Events: Various events added

Policy: Fitting Landscapes (Transport Scotland) policy statement addressing the landscape design and management of our transport corridors.