University of Stirling

Stirling researchers to transform housing design for dementia

Experts at the University of Stirling are leading a major new research project to create future-proof housing to meet the needs of the world’s ageing population.

Published 11 March 2021

Urban planning one of three key elements of town centre revival

Urban planning must play a crucial part in the revival of Scotland’s town centres, an independent review has suggested.

Published 4 February 2021

New approach to housing design could meet people’s needs throughout their lives, new research finds

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has released new research that examines taking a different approach to designing homes and communities.

Published 16 September 2020

Sport facilities hit new heights at University of Stirling

The University of Stirling’s £20 million sports facilities redevelopment being built by Morrison Construction has reached another major milestone after work reached its highest point.

Published 8 October 2019

Lack of suitable housing has detrimental impact on mental health of disabled home-seekers, report finds

Disabled home-seekers are experiencing significant emotional distress due to a lack of suitable housing, according to leading housing experts.

Published 21 August 2019

GDL submits plans for first phase of £50m care village near Alyth

Plans have been lodged for a new nursing home as part of a wider care village in east Perthshire.

Published 15 August 2019

Morrison Construction begins £13.5m University of Stirling sports facility work

Morrison Construction has begun building the £13.5 million redevelopment of the University Sports Facilities for the University of Stirling after completing demolition works.

Published 14 March 2019

Work completes at University of Stirling’s new transport hub

Work has completed at the site of a new £1.1million transport hub at the University of Stirling.

Published 13 November 2018

Green light for University of Stirling’s £20m sports facility redevelopment

A £20 million transformation of the University of Stirling’s sports facilities has been approved by councillors.

Published 5 June 2018

University of Stirling unveils £21m Campus Central project

The University of Stirling has unveiled plans for one of the biggest infrastructure investments since its foundation.

Published 30 April 2018

Blog: Building design must be considered to fully support those with dementia

Architects, contractors and building commissioners must consider the design of new buildings if Scotland is to fully support those with dementia, writes Lesley Palmer.

Published 2 August 2017

New app to help improve environments for people living with dementia

The University of Stirling is to develop a new app to help improve workplaces, public buildings and homes for people living with dementia.

Published 9 June 2017

Architect joins Stirling University dementia design team

The Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) has appointed architect Martin Quirke to its design team.

Published 4 October 2016

North Ayrshire Council completes Irvine sheltered housing complex

North Ayrshire Council has completed the construction of a new sheltered housing complex in the heart of Irvine.

Published 2 December 2015

Stirling approves Feng Shui designed Academic Centre

Stirling Council has granted planning consent for a new Academic Centre at Stirling University.

Published 29 October 2015