The award winning flats are designed to cater for different and changing needs to enable people to live at home contently for as long as possible.
What makes Fortune Place so special and different is it's a community. We have created indoor and outdoor space for people to share, encouraging people to converse, socialise and feel part of a community.
We produced a research report after developing Fortune Place to influence the future of affordable housing for older people. We sought to answer questions such as how we would:
You can discover how we answered these questions and the lessons learned in the Research Report.
Securing funding to fulfil our vision for Fortune Place was essential. With grants from the Scottish Government, we also received resources from the Big Lottery Fund to develop a place which promotes physical and mental-wellbeing alongside well designed and well-built housing.
"Fortune Place is exemplary for its successful and coherent resolution at both human and urban scale."
- Saltire Society Housing Design Awards
Discover how we answered these questions and the lessons learned.