Design Council CABE (UK)

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1 Feb 2001

The Value of Urban Design represents a ground-breaking attempt to pin down the economic, social and environmental value of good urban design.


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1 Jul 2006

This booklet promotes the importance of architecture and design quality at all levels. Britain is witnessing its largest public building programme for a generation. Every city, town and neighbourhood will see a marked change in its fabric over the course of the next decade.


18 Jun 2006

The cost of bad design is a clarion call. There is no excuse for bad design, and no reason to accept poor standards, yet exemplary buildings remain the exception. The buildings and spaces being constructed now will shape the way our towns and cities function...


30 Apr 2005

Explores questions of how office design can create value for a business, not just through economy but also through improving the effectiveness of its people and broadcasting positive messages about its values.

Briefing paper

1 Nov 2002

This document draws together key research from the UK and abroad to show that investment in good design generates economic and social value.


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