Biennale Architettura 2016 - Collateral Event
Grodians social housing Shetland based Richard Gibson Architects worked with Hjaltland Housing Association on the Grödians housing scheme to meet the need to provide quality social housing in Lerwick.
With many shops and facilities in the area closing down, local people fought to save the original library and, following its transformation, it now offers much more than just a library of books.
The Noust Boathouse is a community asset aimed at reinvigorating interest and participation in traditional maritime activities on the Isle of Tiree.
Created to be viewed in Virtual Reality headsets here is one of the videos looking at the past, filmed in the Isle of Skye.
The exhibition was created by Lateral North, Dualchas Architects and Soluis, co-curated by Architecture and Design Scotland and commissioned by the Scotland + Venice partnership – Scottish Government, Architecture and Design Scotland, Creative Scotland and the British Council Scotland.
The Prospect North exhibition and event series ran from 26 May until 25 June 2016 at Ludoteca Santa Maria Ausiliatrice in Venice, before returning to Scotland for a nationwide tour as part of Scotland’s Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design and the Festival of Architecture in 2016.