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Place Alliance in the Press
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.
University College London’s Bartlett School of Planning is to carry out an audit funded by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) and the Place Alliance, a non-profit network whose supporters include the Planning Officers Society, Civic Voice, and the Local Government Information Unit. Read more →
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 →
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 →