National Design Guide

Feb 25 2020 10:00 - 16:00

Urban Room, 38 Carrington St, NG1 7FG Nottingham

The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government recently launched the National Design Guide (NDG), a document welcomed by many in all sectors of the construction industry. But despite some positive reviews, the release managed to generate more questions than answers: What is the weight of National Guidance? How can local authorities build up on it? How can design quality be enforced through planning? What skills and resources are necessary to make this meaningful? How is this going to help communities with a place-based interest? What is beauty? And the list goes on and on.

Join this event to find the NDG influence on:

Statutory Duties

Local Authority powers

Built Environment duties on Climate Change, Public Health and Social Resilience

Developer’s responsibilities - House builders’ in-house design guides

Quality assessment systems   

Morning session: The National Design Guide

10:00 Welcome: The Urban Room & Co-PLACE

10:10 Introduction (Chair)

10:30 Presentations

11:50 Q&A – Panel

12:15 Lunch Break & networking

Afternoon session: Assessing and delivering design quality

13:00 Introduction (Chair)

13:10 Presentation

13:30 Assessment tools workshop

13:50 Presentations

15:50 Q&A – Panel

16:00 Event closes

Morning Session ONLY SOLD OUT
Afternoon Session ONLY Free