Design Council CABE (UK)


Hallmarks of a sustainable city

The world’s climate is changing. The scientific evidence is incontrovertible: most of this change is due to human activity, and the process is speeding up as more and more carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse gases are pumped into the atmosphere. The next 10 years...

Healthy placemaking

Design Council's Healthy Placemaking report explores the attitudes and behaviours of built environment practitioners towards healthy placemaking.

The value of urban design

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

The value of public space

Public space is a vital part of everyday urban life.

Building and spaces: why design matters

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.