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  • Using Qualityreviewer with Building for Life

    • 8th April 2011
    • By Rob Cowan
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    Urban Design Skills has had a great response from local authorities interested in using Qualityreviewer. One question that has arisen is from a few planners have said that they use Building for Life in assessing design quality, and wonder why Qualityreviewer might help them.

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  • Friends of enterprise

    The government's announcement of a new programme of enterprise zones reminds me of Matthew Carmona's comments (in his 2009 article 'The Isle of Dogs: four development waves, five planning models, twelve plans, thirty-five years, and a renaissance... of sorts', Progress in Planning 71, Elsevier, London) on the Isle of Dogs Enterprise Zone, home to Canary Wharf.

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