Andres Duany to Design Mixed-Use Scheme in Scotland

29 June 2010 (Last Updated June 29th, 2010 18:30)

Andres Duany is to design a £1bn ($1.5bn) mixed-use scheme in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK, for estate owner David Southesk. The proposal for a new settlement at Elsick, near Newtonhill, was included in the development plan, which was approved by the local council last week.

Andres Duany is to design a £1bn ($1.5bn) mixed-use scheme in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK, for estate owner David Southesk.

The proposal for a new settlement at Elsick, near Newtonhill, was included in the development plan, which was approved by the local council last week.

The scheme will include 4,000 houses along with an academy, three primary schools and health and leisure facilities.

The owner plans to produce a master plan in consultation with Aberdeenshire Council and locals, according to pressandjournal.co.uk.