More built environment professionals are keen to involve communities in the design and delivery of developments in a more meaningful way. Co-production is one way to do this as our new community engagement report shows. Co-production refers to the joint delivery of projects and services between community members and decision-makers. … Read more
The cost-of-living crisis means creating real social value has never been more important. Now the built environment sector must work harder to deliver meaningful interventions for young people and their local communities. Social value should benefit everyone – but young people are currently missing out. A quarter of the UK … Read more
On 14 September Future of London convened a roundtable of senior leaders from across London’s built environment sector to discuss what should London’s leaders should prioritise during this period of rolling and overlapping crises, and reflect on the leadership skills and approaches needed to create opportunities in times of crisis.
Reflecting on the past two years, it’s clear we need holistic, integrated solutions that put people at the heart of our thinking about the built environment. Through their Building Communities strategy, Countryside are taking a whole systems approach to improving the way they work with communities, to maximise social value in their projects and build sustainable, thriving places.