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Recovery Roadmap Phase 2: Recovery

Phase 2: Recovery

The RIBA Recovery Roadmap is an online digest of resources that has been developed in response to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on architects. Drawing on insights from expert practitioners, the content has been created to help practices plan their route through the crisis to recovery – and future resilience.

The second ‘Recovery’ phase provides guidance and suggestions to help your practice start to look to the future, plan your way out of the crisis and adapt to the new circumstances created by COVID-19.


1. How to develop your recovery plan 
This feature explores ways to adapt your business plan to the new circumstances

2. How to manage returning to your workplace after lockdown 
This feature sets out what you need to consider before reopening your office

3. How to support your talent as you emerge from lockdown
This feature discusses ways to engage and develop your most important asset

4. How to re-evaluate your market and services
This feature will discuss techniques to understand how target sectors are likely to perform in the coming months

5. How to win new work
This feature will explore ways to approach business development to attract and retain clients

6. How to market your practice
This feature will sets out techniques to restructure your marketing approach to appeal to target clients

7. How to manage your finances
This feature will discuss approaches to monitoring and managing business performance

8. How to optimise fee income
This feature will provide guidance on reviewing fee levels and charge out rates

What next?

If you have already taken the steps to plan your business recovery you can move on to Phase 3 which sets out actions to maintain the Resilience of your practice in the long term. Alternatively, you can return to the homepage of the Recovery Roadmap for a full overview of the contents.

Tell us what you think

We are keen to hear about your experience of lockdown. Your insights and experiences of responding to and recovering from this crisis are invaluable and help to inform the content we produce. Please send us your feedback and ideas with any feedback or experiences you are willing to share.

RIBA Continuing Professional Development
As part of the flexible RIBA CPD programme, the content in the Recovery Roadmap counts as microlearning.

Find out more about the updated RIBA CPD Core Curriculum and fulfilling your CPD requirements as an RIBA Chartered Member.

Don't forget to record your CPD online on any device after you have read the Recovery Roadmap contents.

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