40% of councils have no access to in-house urban design advice, says report

New research suggests that design skills and resources at local planning authorities remains “at a low ebb and far below where they need to be” to address the government’s aim to raise the design quality of new developments.

by Ellie Kahn
Accordia Living housing development in Cambridge, winner of the RIBA Stirling Prize (Pic: Getty)
Accordia Living housing development in Cambridge, winner of the RIBA Stirling Prize (Pic: Getty)

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