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The Design Council has appointed Clare Devine as its new director of architecture and the built environment. Clare has 25 years’ experience in architecture and has been a director of three practices working in the fields of: housing, regeneration, education, public, civic and cultural buildings.
John Mathers, Chief Executive said: "Lord Young rightly identifies the importance of external support programmes to help small business grow and usefully earmarks the government-backed support which is available, including our own Design Leadership Programme for SMEs."
The Design Council responded to the Government’s formal response to the Consultation on the Reform of the UK Designs Legal Framework published today, with comments from John Mathers, Chief Executive of Design Council.
Design Council and other members of SEE (Sharing Experience Europe) today published a new report, Design for Public Good, encouraging the European Union and its member states to adopt design-led innovation to create the next generation of public services and policy that can meet the pressing demands of the future.
Design Council will showcase the latest products, services and buildings to aid independent living at Naidex, the UK's largest disability, rehabilitation and homecare event.
John McAslan + Partners’ designs for the General Market and Annex Buildings at Smithfield Market in the City of London have been welcomed by Cabe at the Design Council. The design team, which was originally appointed in 2008, submitted its proposals on behalf of Henderson Global Investments in February 2013.
Design Council urges designers to apply for a Supplier Recognition Scheme licence. The Design Council is urging designers involved with London 2012 to apply for a Supplier Recognition Scheme licence. This new licence allows them to promote the massive contribution design and architecture played in delivering the most successful Olympic and Paralympic Games yet.
The Design Council, in partnership with New Designers, has today launched the Future Pioneers scheme that will champion young designers with a vision for a better future.
A new report to be launched in Parliament today (Wednesday 13th March) will call for greater design thinking to be introduced across the public sector to ensure public services are made both more responsive to users’ needs and more cost effective.
The Design Council announced today that it is actively recruiting two new directors to join its senior team. The enterprising charity aims to recruit a Director of Architecture and the Built Environment and a Director of Business Development.
The Cabe team at the Design Council, the Landscape Institute, the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and the Royal Institute of Architects (RIBA) have joined forces to produce an update to the widely acknowledged, industry standard guidance on delivering best practice Design Review; ‘Design Review, Principles and Practice’.
Today the Minister for Business and Enterprise, the Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, opened an exhibition at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, celebrating the economic impact of design on UK business.
John Mathers, Chief Executive, Design Council comments on today’s announcement that the Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, made on the reform of GCSEs, school accountability measures and National Curriculum consulation.
Planning Minister Nick Boles will tonight officially recognise five of the first developments that meet the revised Building for Life 12 criteria for design quality, safety and community at a parliamentary event hosted by Andrew Bridgen MP, member for North West Leicestershire.
The Cabe team at the Design Council has published guidance to improve the quality of Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs), at the request of the Planning Inspectorate. At the same time, DCLG has confirmed that the Cabe team at the Design Council replaces the Commission for Architecture and the Built Envionment’s function as the statutory consultee for NSIPs.
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