Comment on: Liverpool to give developers free design reviews
Developers need to be encouraged to see the benefits to them in participating in this process , as there is an illusion good design is more expensive. if the design brief and design approach is supported by a design panel from the start the results can be highly cost effective and beautiful and take schemes through planning faster. Vital the review is not done just prior to planning however .
I did the design brief for the office furniture Robin Day designed for Hille in the 1960,s...and have vivid memories of visiting his house ... I look forward to seeing this exhibition very much.
Comment on: Future of ARB again under scrutiny
In my quote above it should also include the point I made that the PUBLIC must be confident in the quality of all their regulators, wether the regulator in regulating their water, their health provider, their banks, or in this case their Architects....