Diploma Level 2 Construction and the built environment
Unit 1: Design the built environment: The design process
Factors influencing design and development 1
Student Bookpp 8–9
1. Some areas of the country have funding from the local government to enable buildingto take place. Grants and support schemes are available in certain areas to supportcertain types of building. Find out what types of grants and support schemes forbuilding are available in your local area. If you cannot find anything for your specificarea, widen your search to the county you live in.Present the information you find in an interesting way. Choose a method from the listbelow, or devise your own.
In your local area, where can you find any of the following?
protected ‘non-building land’
greenfield sitesMake a list of your findings. Are there any patterns? If so, make a note of what sorts of sites appear in which areas.
Complete the table below, comparing the advantages and disadvantagesof using brownfield sites or greenfield sites for development.
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