Netherthird Foundation Masterplan

Netherthird were developed as satellite neighborhood of Cumnock. It originally was to rehouse the miners from various miners row. Consequently, Netherthird overtime has grown separately from   Cumnock town center. The area is deprived of local assets and amenities if compare to the town center. However, the local community have a strong historical past …

Woodroad Park Foundation Masterplan

Woodroad Park is currently a low-traffic naturalized area sitting under utilized amidst the edges of neighbourhoods; This foundation master plan hopes to change this. Through the development of mixed uses and additional recreational outlets, connections to other local facilities and attractions, such as Dumfries House and Visions Leisure Centre, and …

A Study of Two Communities: Townhead and Barshare

The site of our Foundation Masterplan encompasses the communities of Townhead and Barshare.  Lying to the north-east of the town and housing some 25% of the town’s population, the success of these areas has a significant bearing on the overall success of Cumnock.  Our 25-year Foundation Masterplan is based on …

GALE: UDSU awarded £1M EPSRC grant

UDSU (Prof. Sergio Porta) in partnership with University of Cambridge (PI) (Computer Lab, Dr. Cecilia Mascolo) and Queen Mary University of London (School of Mathematical Sciences – Complex Systems, Prof. Vito Latora) has been awarded almost £1M by EPSRC for a project named GALE: Global Accessibility to Local Experience. The project has …