The Institute for Sustainability has released a guide to Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) to help small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) in the built environment sector gain a competitive advantage by learning which green design and technology solutions really do deliver.
This guide is designed for all those involved in, or thinking about, producing a Neighbourhood Plan. The Roadmap is a comprehensive guide to producing a Neighbourhood Plan. It takes you through the process step by step, from first deciding to join with people from your local community to create a Neighbourhood Plan, to submitting the finished article. The Roadmap also comes with a series of worksheets containing further information and helpful lists of tasks and checklists.
Delivering transformational change 2011-21: Implementing the CARICOM ‘Regional Framework for Achieving Development Resilient to Climate Change’
The Implementation Plan identifies priority activities under each of the Regional Framework’s five strategic elements and 20 goal areas, covering sectors such as agriculture, water, forestry, coastal and marine resources, energy and health. It also identifies capital and revenue costs for each action, allocates responsibilities and outlines functional cooperation between regional and national agencies, and sets out a monitoring and evaluation process.
This issue of AEC Magazine contains a series of articles on BIM, including information at the heart of BIM; choosing a BIM consultant; and green building analysis.
This research explores the issues arising in the transition to the new system of planning gain.
This final report of the Northern Economic Futures Commission sets out a new economic agenda for the north of England, one which seeks to place the region at the heart of the UK’s ‘rebalancing’ towards business investment and export performance.
Every year English Heritage publishes a survey of the heritage sector, called Heritage Counts. This year’s edition explores the theme of resilience.
This report presents the findings of research undertaken on behalf of the Heritage Lottery Fund and English Heritage to develop estimates of the economic impacts of maintaining and repairing historic buildings in England.
Visit Britain has released its latest annual review, outlining what is has achieved for tourism and the UK economy in 2012 and how it will build on this work in 2013 and beyond.
Analysis of Responses: Consultation Paper on a Policy on Architecture and Placemaking for Scotland 2012
An analysis of the consultation responses to the public consultation document on architecture and place making policy. The report takes account of the 98 individual responses received and the discussions held at six focus groups held around Scotland.