This snapshot, taken on
18/01/2011
, shows web content acquired for preservation by The National Archives. External links, forms and search may not work in archived websites and contact details are likely to be out of date.
 
 
The UK Government Web Archive does not use cookies but some may be left in your browser from archived websites.

Case studies

Hundreds of examples of how high quality design affects our lives every day, with expert evaluations of what works and what doesn't in each case.

Latest case studies

  • Heerlijkheid Hoogvliet, Rotterdam

    Heerlijkheid Hoogvliet is a public activity park in a small town in the suburbs of Rotterdam. Community facilities were developed with local people and build on the existing character of the town.

  • Hamro Gaun eco-village, Nepal

    Hamro Gaun eco village is a children's home, day-care centre and vocational training facility, with social and environmental sustainability at its heart.

  • Broadwater Farm Children’s Centre, Tottenham

    Broadwater Farm Children’s Centre brings together a range of services and facilities for around one hundred pre-school children, their parents and carers.

  • Sheaf Square and Howard Street, Sheffield

    Sheffield’s ‘Gold Route’ is a series of streets and places running through the city centre from Sheffield station and to Devonshire Park in the west of the city.

  • Walworth Road, Southwark

    The redesign of Walworth Road transformed it from a traffic dominated thoroughfare into a vibrant place for local people.

  • London Road, Southampton

    The scheme aimed to radically change the way London Road was used to make it pedestrian friendly and improve the quality of its public realm.

  • Pedestrian Heart, Darlington

    Darlington Pedestrian Heart is an example of how appropriate public realm investment can enable a market town to transform not only its image, but also the quality of life for its people.

  • Maid Marian WayMaid Marian Way, Nottingham

    Voted by the public as one of Britain's worst streets in 2002, Nottingham's Maid Marian Way has since been transformed into a pedestrian-friendly area.

  • Krishna Avanti Primary School, Harrow

    Krishna Avanti Primary School in Harrow provides a unique learning environment for local children, and is the first voluntary aided Hindu school in Britain.

  • Shaping Salford Design Guide, Salford

    CABE helped Salford City Council to produce and adopt a design guide which is rooted in local character and promotes well-designed development in Salford.