Civic buildings publications
1 January 2011
Expert advice for people commissioning and managing building projects, including clients from the public, private and voluntary sectors.
12 December 2006
Offering practical advice for creating new public building that is value for money, sustainable and a source of civic pride.
6 July 2006
Challenging all those involved in designing and funding new public buildings to learn from the success of these projects.
1 December 2005
Setting out CABE’s perspective on the ability of the private finance initiative (PFI) to deliver well-designed public buildings.
31 May 2005
Showcasing the schemes shortlisted for the 2005 Prime Minister's Better Public Building award, with project details, images and insights into what the judges thought.
30 June 2004
Showcasing the schemes shortlisted for the 2004 Prime Minister's Better Public Building award, with project details, images and insights into what the judges thought.
31 March 2004
Explores the change nature of public libraries and how we can ensure they meet the needs of future users, up to and beyond 2024.
31 March 2004
Guidance for local authority leaders to ensure quality design is part of everyday council practice.
1 March 2004
Providing guidelines to help auditors evaluate design quality in public sector built environment projects.
30 September 2003
This guide has new been superseded by the 2011 edition.
Public space (75)
Value of design (49)
Parks and green spaces (40)
Procurement and construction (37)
Learning and skills (34)
Building for Life (33)
Corporate publications (17)
Inclusive design (14)
School design (14)
Health and wellbeing (12)
Design review (10)