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By Design.pdf

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Urban design in the planning system: towards better practice
by design
 
Department of the Environment, Transport and the RegionsEland HouseBressenden PlaceLondon SW1E 5DUTelephone: 020 7890 3000Internet service http://www.detr.gov.uk/Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment7 St. James’s SquareLondon SW1Y 4JUTelephone: 020 7839 6537Fax: 020 7839 8475Email: enquiries@cabe.org.u© Crown Copyright 2000Copyright in the typographical arrangement and design vests in the Crown.Design and Artwork by Tempo Graphic Design LimitedExtracts of this publication may be made for non-commercial in-house use,subject to the source being acknowledged.Applications for reproduction should be made in writing to:The Copyright Unit, Her Majesty’s Stationery Office,St Clements House, 1-16 Colegate, Norwich NR3 1BQ.Further copies of this report are available from:Department of the Environment, Transport and the RegionsPublications Sale CentreUnit 8Goldthorpe Industrial EstateGoldthorpeRotherham S63 9BLTelephone: 01709 891318Fax: 01709 881673and branches of The Stationery OfficeISBN 0000000Printed in Great Britain on material containing 75% post-consumer waste and 25% ECF pulp.Month 2000
 
CONTENTS
FOREWORD5THE NEED FOR BETTER URBAN DESIGN 8
Purpose of the guide8Urban design8Place-making9The role of the planning system9Towards better practice10
THINKING ABOUT URBAN DESIGN14
Objectives of urban design14Aspects of development form16Objectives and development form brought together 17Prompts to thinking 18
URBAN DESIGN AND THE PLANNING TOOLKIT36
Understanding the local context36The development plan 42Supplementary planning guidance46Development control 61
RAISING STANDARDS IN URBAN DESIGN72
Proactive management 72Collaboration 73Developing the right skills 77Design initiatives 79Monitoring and review80
APPENDICES84
Checklists84- is design working for you?84- information requirements for a planning application86Glossary 88Further reading 94Some useful contacts96Acknowledgements98Image credits 99

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