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
For a lot of people working in the sector, the types of public-private partnership (PPPs) – JV, Development Led, Strategic Partnership – are still not clear. This session explored different types of PPPs available and give the audience a better idea of the ways in which the public and private sectors can collaborate to unlock more affordable housing.
Since the start of the pandemic people of all ages now spend more time outdoors – and the public realm has taken on a new significance in community life. As we look towards a post-pandemic future, this case study explores Thamesmead, the lessons we can learn from how communities have used outside spaces during lockdown and how landscape-led placemaking prioritises and strengthens community.