Design quality of new homes across the UK remains 'stubbornly low', finds University of Glasgow-led study
An in-depth study published by a team led by the University of Glasgow has found that the design quality of new homes and neighbourhoods across the UK remains stubbornly low.
Published 8 December 2020
An innovative way to better measure and demonstrate the value of planning and how it helps create sustainable and successful places has been published by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
Published 6 November 2020
Scottish Government chief planner John McNairney has been elected to Fellowship of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
Published 27 October 2020
Plans by the UK Government to extend new ‘rights’ to alter or replace buildings across England without the need for planning permission risk adding to the country’s already prevalent health and societal inequalities, the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has said.
Published 23 July 2020
A self-build housing development in Glasgow is among the projects to be recognised as the best examples of planning across the UK.
Published 18 February 2020
Stewart Milne Homes’ Dargavel Village development in Renfrewshire has been recognised with both an ‘Excellence in Planning’ award from the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and the Homes for Scotland ‘Large Private Development of the Year’ accolade.
Published 28 May 2019
East Lothian Council’s Local Development Plan (LDP) has been commended at a prestigious planning industry awards ceremony.
Published 30 April 2019
A housing-led regeneration of one of the largest brownfield sites in Scotland is among three Scottish planning projects to have won at the prestigious national awards ceremony of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
Published 25 April 2019
Brexit could offer greater flexibility for environmental planners in the UK, with Scotland potentially poised to benefit most, according to a recent study.
Published 11 February 2019
Most local authorities across Scotland have relegated the planning function to lower positions in their corporate structure, according to a new survey by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
Published 21 June 2018
The University of Glasgow is to lead a consortium of nine universities and four non-academic professional bodies in a major new research programme examining the UK’s housing system.
Published 11 April 2017
The cost of dementia care will rocket if more is not done to better plan local environments to enable people with dementia to live more independently, the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has warned.
Published 1 February 2017
The Laurieston Transformational Regeneration Area has been named as one of six housing projects across the UK to compete for the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) prestigious planning awards this year.
Published 9 February 2016
The Athletes’ Village in Glasgow is one of nine housing projects competing for the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) prestigious planning awards this year.
Published 17 June 2015