Briefing: Successful placemaking and increasing the rate of build out: RIBA response to the Letwin Review

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
January 14, 2019
Michael Gozo LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • build out rates and design link
  • characteristics of successful places
Economy and Regeneration, Housing and Planning
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RIBA’s report Ten Characteristics of Places where People want to Live is a response to Letwin’s Independent review on new house building. Although RIBA’s report supports the importance of good design, varied housing and tenures, it goes further to suggest a direct link between design quality and build out rates.

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