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Assessing the design components

(Last edited: Friday, 30 April 2010, 2:42 PM)

Being able to assess the quality of design proposals is critical if you are to be able to deliver well-designed places, take the Assessing the design components quiz now.

Assessing the qualities of a place

(Last edited: Thursday, 22 April 2010, 10:29 AM)

Good places all have certain qualities in common and knowing what they are will help you to create places that work, take the Assessing the qualities of a place quiz now.


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Design leadership

(Last edited: Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 3:37 PM)

To create good places you need to get people to work together constructively, take the design leadership quiz now.

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Places that work

(Last edited: Thursday, 22 April 2010, 10:28 AM)

Good places all have certain qualities in common and knowing what they are will help you to create places that work. Take the Places that work quiz now.

Planning

(Last edited: Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 3:40 PM)

The planning system is at the heart of delivering good design. Take the planning quiz now.

Plans, drawings and images

(Last edited: Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 3:43 PM)

Being able to interpret plans, drawings and images is critical to your ability to review design proposals and ensure good quality implementation, take the Plans, drawings and images quiz now.

Policy and law

(Last edited: Wednesday, 21 April 2010, 3:43 PM)

Recognising the range of policies, guidance and legal documents relating to buildings and urban design will help you to deliver good design, take the Policy and law quiz now.

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Renewing housing estates

(Last edited: Tuesday, 18 May 2010, 3:48 PM)
Housing estates and the space around them can have a dramatic impact on residents' quality of life, for good or bad. By applying the principles of urban design, you can increase residents' well-being, safety, pride and sense of community. Take the renewing housing estates quiz now.


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Urban structure

(Last edited: Thursday, 22 April 2010, 10:29 AM)

Recognising the elements that make up a place will help you to assess the character, function, movement routes and land use of a place. Take the urban structure quiz now.