Design review publications
3 August 2010
The network of design review panels operating across England provides local authorities and others with independent expert design advice.
3 November 2009
Design review is a tried and tested method of promoting good design and a cost-effective way of improving quality.
25 July 2007
Revised and updated to reflect changes to the planning system and CABE's and English Heritage's experience of evaluating planning applications for tall buildings.
9 July 2006
How to do design review is based on CABE’s own experience: it offers tips on setting up a new panel, its day-to-day operation and on how to get the very best from the expertise available.
6 July 2006
Guidance on how we evaluate schemes, from site planning through to the final project, considering procurement and the role of the planning system.
1 March 2005
A review of some of the projects seen by CABE's design panel in 2004/05, including hospitals, supermarkets and the regeneration of Birmingham.
30 June 2004
Urban housing projects reviewed by CABE's design panel, with case studies that illustrate how higher densities and high design standards can be compatible.
Design review-ed town centre retail: lessons learnt from projects reviewed by cabe s expert design panel
30 April 2004
Town centre retail schemes reviewed by CABE's design panel, with case studies that illustrate good practice in retail design.
31 March 2004
A review of masterplans on which the CABE design panel has advised, with case studies that highlight good practice in masterplanning.
1 February 2004
A review of some of the projects seen by CABE's design panel in 2003/04, including arts and community buildings, tall buildings and public spaces.
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)