Building for Life partners

Building for Life is a partnership between CABE and the Home Builders Federation.

Home Builders Federation (HBF)

The Home Builders Federation (HBF) represents private housebuilders in England and Wales. The HBF is committed to promoting best practice within the house building industry. It is working in partnership with others to deliver sustainable and commercially realistic solutions to meet Britain's housing needs.

Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE)

CABE is the government's advisor on architecture, urban design and public space. CABE help local planners apply national design policy and advise developers and architects, persuading them to put people’s needs first. CABE seek to inspire the public to demand more from their buildings and spaces. Advising, influencing and inspiring, CABE work to create well-designed, welcoming places.

Supported by Design for Homes

Design for Homes is a not-for-profit limited company championing the value of good design in the housing industry. Design for Homes contributed to the early development of the Building for Life initiative and in recognition became an advisor to the partnership in December 2001.

Latest news and articles

A vintage year for housing
19 November 2010
Silver lining for regenerated estate
Alexandra McMillan, CABE
8 November 2010
The future of Building for Life
Wayne Hemingway MBE
26 October 2010