Good design: the fundamentals


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Inside you will find

  • Why design matters
  • An analysis of what makes good design

This will interest

  • Architects
  • Designers
  • Clients
  • Anyone working with Design Council Cabe in its agenda for promoting good design.

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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