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Place Alliance in the Press
To understand better the role of English councillors as regards the design of new housing development: their aspirations, priorities, challenges and responsibilities, a new Place Alliance survey was launched in 2018 with support from the Design Network. Read more...
At Big Meet 9 Place Alliance released a guide for decision making about the built environment, supported by the Design Network. Based on a systematic review of robust research evidence, the report demonstrates both how better-designed places deliver substantial...
Duncan Ray, Managing Partner of Remarkable City has caught up with Prof Matthew Carmona at the Big Meet 9 to talk about the Ladder of Place Quality and how it came to be. Read the full interview here →
Formed at The Bartlett in the wake of AHRC-funded research into the impact of CABE's work, the Place Alliance has been driving an ambitious agenda for place quality in England for the past five years. Read more about the work of Place Alliance →
‘Every Town and City should have an “urban room” as an exhibition space, a learning space, a community space, exploring our past and planning our future.’ Read more about the event →
Much has been achieved in the five years since the publishing of the Farrell Review, a report on the state of the UK's architecture, but we can still do much more to improve our towns and cities, writes Terry Farrell. Read the full article →