We aim to empower the communities and groups we work with so they have the confidence and support to think and act in an enterprising way. We aim through our work to reveal opportunities and suggest paths towards empowerment and enterprise.
Beyond The Finish Line
.Beyond The Finish Line was set up to mobilise young people to regenerate their local areas whilst harnessing the momentum of the Commonwealth Games. In a bid to empower the city’s brightest young entrepreneurs, icecream architecture’s multidisciplinary design team worked closely with clients, Firstport, to devise a structured, reactive business supportprogramme.The team created a strong brand identity and transformed a disused retail unit into a versatile incubator and vibrant events space. Participants had direct access to the design team to enhance their own projects including the graphic design of several brand identities.
icecream architecture has been delivering somewhereto_ as the regional coordinator for Scotland since 2011. somewhereto_ is a Big Lottery funded initiative that opens spaces and buildings for young people aged 16-25 to do the things they love in sports, arts and culture. As regional coordinator, icecream promotes and represents somewhereto_ on a regional level at events and various opportunities whilst also delivering a calendar of events that encourage young people to take part. The role includes the maintenance of an online presence through the central site and additional social networking platforms.
Made In Stirling
icecream architecture has designed, facilitated and delivered the pop-up shop Made in Stirling in conjunction with Start Up Street Stirling, Stirling Creative Industries Forum and Stirling. Future CityMade In Stirling is a retail outlet based in Stirling City Centre, offering local artists and makers an opportunity to showcase their work on the highstreet. icecream architecture facilitated the launch of the shop, which has now been trading for 2 years. icecream architecture has designed, facilitated and delivered the pop-up shop Made In Stirling in conjunction with StartUp Street Stirling, Stirling Creative Industries Forum and Stirling Council. Due to the success of the project, the initial 3-month brief has been extended into a permanent outlet for creatives, designers and local craftspeople to showcase and retail their produce.