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 SAVE THE DATE for  “BIG MEET 10 – Housing Design Quality” on Wednesday 13/11/2019 at  University of LondonThe event  will include the launch of Place Alliance’s latest work: “A Housing Design Audit for England“.


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Big Meet 10: New Date!

Big Meet 10: New Date!

Big Meet 10 will focus on the critical question of housing design quality – what sort of housing environments are we creating today, and how can we strive to do better in the future?

The conference will be structured around the launch, discussion and reflection on “A Housing Design Audit for England. This is the first national housing design audit and the first large scale audit for over 12 years. It covers 142 schemes across all regions of England.

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Bartlett professor to lead audit of housing design quality

Bartlett professor to lead audit of housing design quality

The first systematic audit of housing design quality since CABE was scrapped has been announced. The project, which will examine at least 100 large-scale developments across England, will feed into the work of the government’s controversial Building Better, Building Beautiful commission. Read more →