building for Life 12 – Integrating into the neighbourhood

building for Life 12 – Integrating into the neighbourhood

Permeable new housing development promotes the establishment of sustainable movement patterns. In the revised and more focused national housing design standard; Building for Life 12 a significant improvement was the moving of the question “Does the scheme integrate...
space to park

space to park

Intelligent integration of parking is key element in the success of residential layouts in use as evidenced by research for Space to Park. This is a follow up to ‘What Works Where’ the English Partnership/Design for Homes guidance on approaches to parking published in...
blue infrastructure a design opportunity

blue infrastructure a design opportunity

There is plenty of sound advice and exemplary design available to guide designers and developers when integrating sustainable urban drainage systems (SUDS) and make this an opportunity to add to the character of a place. The excellent diagram from Planning for SUDS...

ARCHITECTURE / URBAN DESIGN