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Best practice makes perfect, if we don't forget the exceptional

Today sees the launch of the Urban Design Compendium, a best-practice guide commissioned by English Partnerships and the Housing Corporation. Providing practical guidance on assessing and achieving quality in regeneration and development projects, the publication covers issues such as density, energy efficiency, landscape, transport, access and the public realm. It is thorough, well written, user-friendly and illustrated with a range of projects which make it abundantly clear that the ...


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