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Technical advice

We provide expert, technical advice for people interested in better buildings and spaces - whether they are built environment professionals or members of the community.

  • Architects

    Architects

    Architects use their creative and technical skills to visualise and design the built environment that we all inhabit.

  • Community groups

    Community groups

    Community groups play an important role in making great places through improving or looking after their local spaces.

  • Councillors

    Councillors

    The coalition government's approach to localism marks a fundamental shift in the way to approach good design and placemaking. Councils, and councillors, now have real freedom and power to influence the quality of their local area.

  • Developers

    Developers

    Developers purchase land or existing buildings with the aim of creating new or refurbished homes, offices, or commercial developments.

  • Green space managers

    Green space managers

    Park managers, park rangers, arboriculturalists, horticulturalists, green keepers, landscape contractors and managers plan and maintain our urban parks and green spaces.

  • Landscape architects

    Landscape architects

    Landscape architects combine environment, design, art and science at the interface between people and natural systems.

  • Planners

    Planners

    Planners are responsible for shaping a place and its surroundings, by making decisions about how land is managed and developed.

  • Public sector clients

    Public sector clients

    Public sector clients include local authorities, publicly funded agencies, healthcare trusts and schools.

  • Social landlords

    Social landlords

    Registered social landlords, arms length management organisations and local authorities provide more than two million homes for more than five million people.

  • Students

    Students

    Whether you are already at university or thinking about career in a built environment profession, we have many resources to help you.

  • Teachers

    Teachers

    Teachers can use the built environment to inspire young people and deliver key parts of the curriculum.

  • Urban designers

    Urban designers

    Urban designers create places through layout of buildings, infrastructure, amenities and public spaces.