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Design

Bermondsey Spa RTPI Planning Awards 2010Design blends architecture, landscape architecture, and planning together to make groups of buildings, neighbourhoods, and whole settlements functional, attractive to live in and sustainable.

Our viewpoint

We believe that:

  • good design is at the heart of a sustainable community
  • the impacts of climate change are such that we must be more attentive to design issues and the need to accommodate adaptation
  • planning and design are society's essential tools for making successful and enjoyable places that will provide a high quality of life, economic growth and environmental protection
  • the design element of planning provides a vehicle for communities to identify, protect and enhance the assets that matter to them and retain the distinctiveness of their area.

Latest news and consultations

Policy & research reports

  • The RTPI alongside Cabe at the Design Council, the Landscape Institute and the RIBA have published the fully revised Design Review: Principles & Practice.
  • Creating Places: Scotland's new policy statement on architecture and place sets out the comprehensive value good design can deliver.

Network

Members of the RTPI Urban Design Network are kept fully up-to-date via a regular Member Bulletin and events. Visit its webpage to join the Network.

For more information on this topic contact: urbandesign@rtpi.org.uk

 

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