Our publications, all together in one place. Here's where to find guides to our programmes, reports and our annual reviews.
CABE has commissioned six experts with strong views to tell us what they would change to deliver more and better housing.
'In economics it is far, far wiser to be right than to be consistent.' The challenge of designing an economic recovery. Find out more and download a PDF copy
A look at how good design makes healthy places combining sustainable, health-promoting design with the latest thinking about individual health and well-being.
A single, shared, information resource would help piece together the different elements of the nation’s green infrastructure.
A guide to delivering good design through core strategies.
A tried and tested method of promoting good design and a cost-effective way of improving quality.
A summary of research by CABE into the main barriers facing community groups in improving public spaces.
Ten case studies of housing schemes for older people, each of which offers inventive design and management solutions linking home and social care.
This research summary supports the case for more space in private homes, to ensure that they are functional, flexible and fit for purpose.
Briefing papers on the impact of design on businesses and public services, written by the Design Council research team as well as expert authors.
'Gentlemen we have no money, therefore we must think.' Will the credit crunch kill off cash? Find out more and download a PDF copy
Practical guidance to local authorities and their stakeholders on how to prepare, deliver, monitor and review an open space strategy.
A briefing on residential street design aimed at planners, urban designers and highway professionals.
International Design Scoreboard: Initial indicators of international design capabilities from the University of Cambridge reports on findings from a two year project to compare design capabilities across nations. Download a PDF from the University of Cambridge website
Company Spending On Design, conducted by the University of Cambridge is the most comprehensive attempt yet to understand how - and how much - UK companies spend on design. Download a PDF from the University of Cambridge website
Setting out the changes that are needed to avoid more poor-quality housing design when the market eventually recovers.