Building communities for the future

This design award category focuses on residential developments. The schemes not only deliver well designed and attractive housing, they also demonstrate how a considered layout, incorporating landscaping and green open spaces, can create communities as well as deliver on housing need. 

AALDA 2018 Winners

Castleton, Ellon

A good example of a traditionally inspired housing development with understated on street parking.

This project has been awarded:

Michael Gilmour Associates


A high quality development with shared outdoor space and excellent landscaping to create a strong sense of place.

This project has been awarded:

Brooks Murray Architects

Heritage Way

An exemplary social housing development in a contemporary vernacular style which contributes to the regeneration of former industrial land.

This project has been awarded:

Aberdeenshire Council &  Gokay Deveci Architect