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Good design: the fundamentals

Good design: the fundamentals

8 January 2009

We all use the built environment – buildings, streets, parks and public spaces – every day.

If design and management is done well, places can be treasured. If not, they can be alienating and dysfunctional.

This essay from the Design Council Cabe archive was written by former CEO Richard Simmons. Still as relevant today as when it was first published, this guide convincingly argues why architecture and urban design are fundamental cultural assets.


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