New Practice

About

 
 
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New Practice is a new architecture practice


We have been working together since 2011.

We exist to develop the creative capacity of cities and to connect people with the decision making processes that underpin the urban experience.

 
 

2019

 

The Agora

TEDx Glasgow

 

Beeslack Woods Design Study

Penicuik & District Community Council

A design study to improve active travel options through woodland near Penicuik.

Upstart, Langholm

SURF

Developing a Community Action Plan for Langholm High Street in collaboration with local young people.

 

Dunterlie Making Places

East Renfrewshire Council

A new landscape strategy for a greenspace in Barrhead, developed through community engagement with a range of local stakeholders.

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Barclays Glasgow Campus

Gensler with Barclays

 

South City Way Public Realm

Sustrans

Design of public realm to compliment new cycle and active travel routes in Glasgow.

Dean Gardens

Ealing Council

An engagement programme working with community organisations and residents in West Ealing to develop and deliver improvements to popular local park.

Dean Gardens

Ealing Council

 

Church Lane Car Park Development Engagement

Waltham Forest Council

An engagement programme exploring the possible mixed use development futures of a High Street carpark.

2018

Subtle Shifts

Get Living London | London Festival of Architecture

 

Arts in Placemaking Research

University of Glasgow

Collaborative research project exploring the role of arts and culture within placemaking projects and funding structures.

Langthorne Community Junction

Waltham Forest Council

Public realm design for Making Places Waltham Forest designed in consultation with the neighbouring school.

 

Kirkwall Markers

Orkney Islands Council, KTHI

Kirkwall's first public art project, imagined as a trail of heritage focussed works placed throughout the town centre.

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Playing with Place

British Council

Exhibition and publication series exploring what placemaking really means.

Carlibar Park

East Renfrewshire Council

The development of a new landscape strategy for a park close to the centre of Barrhead, building on extensive community engagement.

On Your Marks

Mayor of London | Hawkins\Brown

2017

Refurbishment of Kinning Park Complex

Kinning Park Complex SCIO with Big Lottery

 

Placemaking Breakfast

Creative Scotland

A series of workshops exploring the role of arts and culture within placemaking.

Wee Architect: Schools Programme

Atkins

Creative workshop programme connecting young people with the built environment.

Allotment Design

Cumbernauld Community Park

A new landscape strategy for a greenspace in Cumbernauld to support community growing, shared outdoor activities and wellbeing through greensapce.

Hear Here Charette [Rural / Suburban]

Angus Council

A Making Places Charrette for nine villages on the outskirts of Dundee aiming to consider solutions to service provision within a rural context.

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Pick Parkhead

Parkhead Housing Association

A Making Places Charrette exploring Parkhead Cross town centre leading to delivery of projects supporting a successful high street for the local community.

Memory Monsters

Vauxhall One | London Festival of Architecture

Theatrical outdoor community engagement.

Shaping Our Spaces

The Scottish Government

Creative workshops connecting young people to the built environment in collaboration with Young Scot

Another England - Citizen Mapping

Historic England

Mapping Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic histories across England through buildings, social and cultural infrastructure.

2016

Future Trends

British Council East Africa Arts

Collaborative research project with Two Many Siblings.

Intimate Spaces

NOW Gallery

Interactive 360 degree VR installation.

Parks & Green Spaces Strategy

Glasgow City Council

Delivering a wide ranging engagement programme to inform Glasgow City Council's update to the citywide Parks & Green Space Strategy.

Choose Peterhead

Aberdeenshire Council

A Making Places charrette, focussing on providing opportunities for young people to discuss and share their ideas for the future of Peterhead town centre.

Sighthill Community Space

Wheatley Group

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Rooted

پیوستہ

British Council & Lahore Biennale

 

City Centre Lanes Culture Strategy

Glasgow City Council

Stratgic consultation on public realm enlivenment.

Kilmarnock Memorial Public Realm

East Ayrshire Leisure

Working with Jackie Kay, Scots Makar to design and develop a physical artwork featuring a bespoke poem written for the site.

Creative Strategy

Glasgow Buildings Preservation Trust

Heritage interpretation designed and developed in conversation with the current congregation and stakeholder organisations of the Honeyman designed North Barony Church.

Future Pollok Country Park

Glasgow Life

Workshops with park users and stakeholder organisations to explore the connection between the country park and organisations including The Burrell and Pollok Country House.

2015

 

LAGI

Glasgow City Council & BIGG Regeneration

Concept design of a large scale phsycial intervention for North Glasgow, in collaboration with Stallan-Brand and M-Rad Architects (Los Angeles).

Future Forfar Charrette [Town Centre]

Angus Council

A Making Places Charrette, exploring better futures for the high street and town cente of Forfar with local residents, businesses and organisations.

Beacons

National Theatre of Scotland

Bespoke artwork for the new home of NTS, Rockvilla, each Beacon represents shows and performance projects produced by the Theatre across Scotland.

Paisley Heritage Townscape

Renfrewshire Council

Workshops with vulnerable adults and young people to explore the built heritage of Paisley informing future development planning.

Lagos City of Creativity: UK / Nigeria

British Council

Mapping creative industry and arts hubs in Lagos, Nigeria.

Cumbernauld Green Network

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Mapping and highlighting connective routes between greenspace and Cumbernauld's famously brutalist town centre.

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Many Studios Creative Hub

The Scottish Government

 

Vinicombe Street Pavilion

Byres Road BID

Concept design for a public intervention providing shelter and seating to improve the pedestrian experience of Byres Road.

Loch Lomond Watersports Hub

LLWSA

Workshops creating opportunities for participants to shape the architectural brief for a new Watersports Hub on Loch Lomond.

Glasgow Allotments Strategy

Glasgow City Council

Delivering a wide ranging engagement programme to inform Glasgow City Council's update to the citywide Allotment Strategy.

Barras Banquet

Merchant City Festival 2015

Theatrical dining experience gathering incoming and existing communiies of the Barras, alongside decision makers, local and high level organisations to discuss a process of urban change.

Social Impact of Offshore Renewables

Marine Scotland

Working with stakeholders across Scotland to understand how communities might support and be supported by the introduction of offshore renewables near their coastal towns.

2014

Artworks for Libraries II

Scottish Book Trust

A series of artworks unveiled across Book Week Scotland 2014 to celebrate libraries as vital community assets.

Cumbernauld Public Art

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Commissioning and working with early career artists to create 2D and 3D works enlivening vacant shop units in Cumbernauld.

Future City: Future Maps

OPEN Glasgow

Working with citizens to map their experiences of the city using a variety of open technologies, supporting digital literacy across Glasgow.

Digital Commonwealth Schools Programme 2014

UWS

Engagement and education programme with young people exploring citizen journalism through digital technologies and social media.

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Future of Architecture

The Scottish Government

Design and delivery of engaging workshops exploring architectural education in the context of independence, connections to the EU and Scotland as a global country.

The Power of ZA

World Design Capital Cape Town

Mapping creative industry hubs in Cape Town in collaboration with arts producer Natalia Palombo.

Pulse Public Art

2014 Commonwealth Games

Commissioning and project managing a series of temporary and permanent artworks along London Road - including sculpture, film and community engagement. Herald Society Award 2015

2013

 

Creative Engagement Toolkit

Gingko Projects

Collaborative research seeking to embed engagement throughout the lifecycle of a school and provide teachers with tools to explore the built environment with pupils of all ages.

John Galt Visual Brief

Architecture + Design Scotland

Briefing document to support future development site in Irvine, Scotland informed by community and stakeholder engagement. Scottish Quality in Planning Award 2013

Temporary Cinema Public Art

Glasgow Film Festival

Using temporary intervention to change perception of space, this screening of Girl Walk//All Day brought hundreds of people together on an under-used site facing the River Clyde.

INStalled Feasibility Study

Glasgow City Council

A response to urban vacant land within Glasgow, creating a shared brand for temporary interventions to public space.

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The Shilling Ground

Glasgow Housing Association

Public realm design for an under-used greenspace highlighting built and social heritage in Pollokshaws.

Riverford Halloween

Glasgow Housing Association

Outdoor screening with Africa in Motion Film Festival supporting our wider engagement programme in Pollokshaws.

Community Garden Design

Maryhill Integration Network

Design and live build of a new community garden in Maryhill.

Artworks for Libraries I

Scottish Book Trust

A series of artworks unveiled across Book Week Scotland 2013 to celebrate libraries as vital community assets.

Green Champions

ng Homes

Developing a green and growing community group in North Glasgow.

2012

Gathering Wastelands

World Design Capital

Collaborative research with the European Architecture Students Assembly considering responses to vacant urban land.

Pollokshaws Public Realm

Glasgow Housing Association

Engagement programme over two years to support shared decision making and positive change through new housing, public realms and artworks.

Brechin Community Campus Visual Brief

Gingko Projects

Briefing document to support future development of a school in Brechin, informed by student, community and stakeholder engagement.

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Pollokshaws Carnival

Pollokshaws Integration Network

Presenting animations designed and filmed with young people telling the story of Pollokshaws.

13th Venice Architecture Biennale

Scottish Government | British Council

A theatrical dining experience with residents and visitors to Castello, Venice. Royal Scottish Academy Award for Architecture 2012

2011

Building the Future

Architecture + Design Scotland

 

Design Summit

The Scottish Government

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Harvest Public Art

NVA

A shared community dining space designed to connect the seperate communities of the Kennyhill Allotments and Kennyhill Community Gardens.

Monuments That Move Me

Glasgow Museums

Creative workshops connecting young people to built heritage within their neighbourhood.