This second report in the Design Matters series highlights the tools available through the planning system that can enable local authorities to demand higher standards of design for new housing in their area.
'Powered by People: Building a Post-Brexit Immigration System for UK Architecture' is a major new research report, the result of detailed research and interviews with international architects living in the UK. It gives the most complete picture to date of the sector's international workforce, and sets out what is needed to ensure the immigration system supports rather than damages the UK’s vital architecture sector.
Championing good housing can, and should, become a source of pride for our politicians rather than an electoral liability. The problems are complex, deep-rooted and inter-related but not incurable. They can be summarised under three broad headings; quality and choice, affordability, and supply. The RIBA has provided recommendations on all three of these topics.
The RIBA has produced a prospectus of exemplary places that demonstrate high quality design in response to Sir Oliver Letwin's independent review of build out rates.
The latest consultation responses from the RIBA
The RIBA's recommendations to the Government for boosting Britain's architectural exports after Britain leaves the European Union.
Global By Design 2018: The RIBA's recommendations for a Brexit that works for UK architecture
The RIBA's recommendations for the Government for Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications
The RIBA's recommendations for the Government for building a post-Brexit immigration system that works for UK architecture
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