Connecting the Seven Lochs Wetland Park
The cohesive interlacing of local people, native animals and passing tourists within one landscape.
Set within a terrain comprising of three tiers of inhabitation;
(1.) Untouched thriving wetland, woodland and grassland habitats and the native animals they support.
(2.) Patches of human settlements around the outskirts, including pedestrians and cyclists.
(3.) The M73 as a transportation stream running through the middle.
Our proposal entwines the three into one lattice, one shared landscape.
Acknowledging the exciting prospect of Scotland’s largest urban nature park within this complex landscape, we are aware of the connections needed to create accessible human routes. We are equally aware that a sensitive approach is required to control the increased introduction of humans within a relatively un-spoilt terrain. Therefore the proposed new connections and subsequent footpath extensions have been placed and designed to fit harmoniously with the principle