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Place Alliance in the Press
Built environment organisations have come together to support the UK’s first national housing design audit, which plans to examine large-scale housing developments. Read more →
One of the country's leading planning schools is to carry out an audit of design quality in housing developments across England, it has been announced. Read more here →
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 →