“Delivering urban quality – time to get serious” launch

Chaired by Roger Harrabin (BBC Energy and Environment Analyst), the launch will consist of a number of quick fire presentations followed by a discussion:   Why we need a Design Quality Unit – Matthew Carmona (Chair, Place Alliance – Professor of Planning...

CAMPAIGN: A design unit for England

In 2020, the Place Alliance together with the Academy of Urbanism, Civic Voice, CPRE, Design Council, Trees & Design Action Group and Urban Design Group, made a joint submission to the government arguing that the delivery of good quality urban design across England was systematically failing for decades and that now it is the time to set up a dedicated Design Quality Unit for England in order to confront the challenges head on and focus attention on the delivery of better design.