Our publications, all together in one place. Here's where to find guides to our programmes, reports and our annual reviews.
Setting out the changes that are needed to avoid more poor-quality housing design when the market eventually recovers.
A strategy for addressing the problems and opportunities facing the green space sector, from landscape architects to horticulturalists.
How the Design Council challenged the UK’s design and manufacturing community to develop new hospital furniture and equipment that can help to reduce healthcare associated infections. Find out more and download a PDF copy
A report that sets out the practical and policy responses to climate change that are needed to ensure our towns and cities are sustainable places.
This introduction to design mentoring includes information on how to find a mentor, top tips and a list of further resources.
A report that explains why traditional accounting methods are unhelpful when valuing assets – such as parks – that can appreciate over time.
Explaining how to realise the potential of your buildings and give them – and your school – a new lease of life.
An essay setting out the thinking behind CABE's strategy for 2008/09- 2010/11.
'How would you like to star opposite the tallest, darkest leading man in Hollywood?' Find out more and download a PDF copy
Inclusion by design sets out CABE's position on equality, diversity and the built environment. It offers everyday examples from urban living demonstrating how good design can help create places that work for everyone.
A guide explaining the 20 criteria used for the Building for Life standard.
A review of the Design Council's Designing Demand programme, led by Deputy Chief Executive David Godber. Find out more about it and download a PDF
Advice encouraging local authorities to design natural play spaces that allow children to use their imagination.
Timely advice to the agencies involved in developing proposals for England’s eco-towns.
A briefing that shows how thoughtfully designed public spaces offer urban areas their best opportunities to adapt to climate change.
The Good Design Plan sets out our strategy and objectives for 2008-2011.