The Big Draw and the 6th John Ruskin Prize

The Foundation proudly sponsored the Under 26 category of the 6th John Ruskin Prize: “Seeing the Unseen, Hearing the Unspoken,” which was awarded in January 2024.

The Davidson Prize 2024

The Davidson Prize, now in its fourth year, has announced its 2024 brief:
Rethinking Home – Adapt and Reuse

Supporting MND-SMART

The Foundation has committed its largest pledge to date, supporting MND-SMART with a £1.275M investment. Following this pledge, the Trustees met the team in Edinburgh in August 2023, visiting the Euan MacDonald Centre for MND Research and the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic.

Foundation visit to Glasgow and Edinburgh

In August 2023, the Alan Davidson Foundation team visited MND Scotland in Glasgow, the MND-SMART team at the Euan MacDonald Centre, and the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture where Alan had studied.

HD5K 2023

HD5K returned to Hyde Park on May 25th for its 6th installment, welcoming over 100 runners from the architecture community, raising funds for the Motor Neurone Disease Association in memory of Alan.

Announcing The Davidson Prize 2023 Winner

Congratulations to Studio Mutt and Neighbourhood with The Independence Initiative, Hugh Baird College, Islington Hostel Outreach, Amber Akaunu, Peter O’Neil, Dead Good Poets Society on winning this year’s £10,000 prize.

Euan’s Guide

In late 2022, the foundation was able to allocate a one-off gift of £5,000 to support Euan’s Guide.