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Annie Pollock, architect and landscape architect, is Director of Landscape Design and Architecture at the University of Stirling’s Dementia Services Development Centre. She has lectured about design for people with dementia throughout the UK and in Europe and Australia. Annie founded the Edinburgh-based landscape practice, Arterre, in 1987. Arterre specialises in design for older people and people with dementia. Its award-winning projects include a show garden for Alzheimer Scotland (Royal Horticultural Show in Scotland 1999); the courtyard garden for the Iris Murdoch Centre at Stirling University (British Association of Landscape Industries National Landscapes Award 2002) and the Dumbiedykes Estate external regeneration, commended by the British Urban Regeneration Association (2007). Annie is the author of numerous books and articles on design and dementia and co-editor, with Mary Marshall, of Designing Outdoor Spaces for people with Dementia (2012). She has recently contributed to Lost in Space - Architecture and Dementia (Eckhard Feddersen, Insa Lüdtke, eds.), to be published by Birkhäuser in August 2014.