13 October 2010
The pioneering New Stobhill Hospital in Glasgow has won this year’s Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award.
7 October 2010
Creating high streets which are free from clutter and have a good strong identity should be easier from now on. The newly published Manual for Streets 2 shows how streets can be designed to support vitality, economic performance and safety at the same time.
6 October 2010
Design plays a big role in giving people with low vision the confidence to use streets and public spaces. But a new study funded by CABE has found that some features which should help people with low vision are hindering them instead.
4 October 2010
The Pier Head and Canal Link in Liverpool designed by AECOM has won the 2010 RIBA CABE Public Space Award.
28 September 2010
The quality of school buildings varies widely across Britain. This is not just about their age or setting. It's about the fabric and the layout of the buildings and the grounds. Does this make a difference to the education of the pupils who go there?
10 September 2010
A record 55 new housing schemes have achieved a Building for Life standard this year, 50 per cent more than last year. This is the largest number in the eight years of the initiative.
8 September 2010
Rab Bennetts and Professor Sarah Wigglesworth have been appointed CABE commissioners. The four year appointments will run from September 2010.
26 August 2010
The government wants councils to listen to local people and cut unnecessary signs, bollards and guardrails from streets. CABE’s work shows that excessive clutter can damage a street’s character and lead to confusion among road users.
6 August 2010
Almost every local planning officer (96 per cent) says that there are benefits from including design review in the planning system. Of these, 67 per cent say that access to specialist expertise is the main advantage.
19 July 2010
CABE has published its annual report for the year to the end of March 2010.