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Insights | 23rd July 2021

Improving Children’s Lives Through Design

The last year and a half has been a rollercoaster for everyone – but some of the most damaging social and psychological effects have been felt by children. Universal challenges like social distancing, masks and lockdown hit particularly hard for younger people who are still developing, learning social skills and a sense of identity that will benefit them in later life. And this is quite aside from the impact of losing out on in-person classes: we’ve not only seen children’s education impacted in general, but the loss of a stable classroom space has exacerbated inequalities between pupils of different backgrounds in an alarming way.

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News | 28th June 2021

Congratulations to ADP’s New Passivhaus Designers

ADP is delighted to announce that four of our architects have recently achieved certification as Passivhaus Designers.

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News | 23rd June 2021

Work Begins on the Restoration of the Historic Granton Station

The groundworks are about to begin for this exciting transformation of the listed former station building into a new enterprise hub.

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“It was wonderful to work with people who could ‘get inside our heads’ and put our vision into reality.”

– Jane Loomes, Former Headteacher, Jesmond Gardens Primary School