Planning and Design quality (June 2019) This research paper explores the findings from the RTPI member design survey conducted in early 2019. This survey found that while the vast majority of planners wanted to engage more in design quality and place making, they consider that the current system makes this difficult.
Ensuring place-responsive design for solar photovoltaics on buildings (September 2016) CPRE and BRE - endorsed by RTPI. A good practice guide for designers, manufacturers and installers.
Design Review: Principles and Practice (2013) RTPI, Design Council CABE, RIBA and Landscape Institute. Design review is a well established way of improving the quality of design outcomes in the built environment. This document provides practical advice to people who are running design review panels.
Water Sensitive Urban Design in the UK (2013) CIRIA and endorsed by the RTPI. Introduces ideasd for built environment practitioners on the process of integrating water cycle management with the built environment through planning and urban design.