Watch videos from CABE, Building for Life and Sustainable Cities.
This ten minute video explores questions of beauty in a Sheffield with local residents. In includes the best bits from our interviews and a set of a lively and informed opinions about what beauty means to people living in Sheffield.
An understanding of how a place works, what makes it special, and the opportunities it offers is critical to developing a core strategy. This video aims to help local authorities take a spatial approach to their core strategy and set the long-term vision for a place.
Edgeland Mutter, Love Brid and Teign Spirit were commissioned by Animate Projects as part of Sea Change.
Watch an immense jigsaw being assembled as the artistic centrepiece for CABE’s 10th anniversary event in London on 16 September 2009.
Inspirational films of apprentices in Richmond, Oldham, Plymouth and Capel Manor sharing their experiences and aspirations.
William McDonough sees a world of abundance – it is a question of using it in ways that allows it to last. He wants to celebrate human creativity, instead of bemoaning our activities.
Edward McMahon is credited as being the founding father of green infrastructure. Here he argues that we have to see green space as a necessity rather than an amenity.
Explanation of all 20 of the Building for Life criteria with examples.
Using the award-winning Accordia housing scheme in Cambridge to explain how to apply the Building for Life criteria.
Urban designer Sue McGlynn outlines power, influence and decision-making in the urban design process and summarises the spatial attributes of quality streets.
Andy Cameron, technical director at WSP Group and co-author of Manual for streets outlines its broad principles – what’s new, what’s different.
Paul Finch, former CABE commissioner and chair of the London 2012 design review panel, explains how to chair design review meetings.
Watch footage of a design review meeting and hear from those involved about meetings and how schemes are assessed.