Housing at the RIBA
The RIBA has a dedicated advisory committee, the RIBA Housing Group, which provides an expert knowledge resource to assist in the formulation of, and support for, the RIBA's policies, actions and guidance on housing issues. This group is made up of a range of architects with experience covering a range of different types of housing.
The group's key activities include:
advising on the formulation, development and implementation of RIBA policy and strategy on housing
advancing housing knowledge and skills in the architectural profession
identifying and highlighting emerging housing issues
developing and promoting good practice and design quality in housing
influencing the government's views on improving housing, with particular reference to the importance of good design
promoting collaboration between different housing bodies including clients and government agencies.
Chair: David Levitt
Members: Roger Battersby, PRP; Ric Blenkharn, Bramhall Blenkharn; Alex Ely, Mae Architects; Cody Gaynor, Space Craft; Lesley Gibbs, Probyn Gibbs; Alan Holloway, Penoyre & Prasad; Richard Lavington, Maccreanor Lavington; Stephen Proctor, Proctor and Matthews; Jonathan Rickard, Radian; Roger Stephenson, Rogers Stephenson Architects; Anne Thorne, Anne Thorne Architects; Luke Tozer, Pitman Tozer.