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Principles before particulars secures project success, say NIC design experts

Principles before particulars secures project success, say NIC design experts

The National Infrastructure Commission’s Design Group has published guidance on developing and implementing design principles for major infrastructure projects. Building on the Group’s high level design principles – climate, people, places and value – the new guidance sets out a structured process for applying tailored principles at every stage of a project life cycle. The...

21 May 2024 By
Letter to Planning Minister from Design Group Chair: Design excellence & National Policy Statements
The Severn Crossing behind a meadow of wildflowers

Letter to Planning Minister from Design Group Chair: Design excellence & National Policy Statements

Commission Design Group Chair Sadie Morgan has written to Lucy Frazer, the Minister of State for Housing and Planning at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, setting out the value of including clear guidance on the value of design in all of the National Policy Statements which set the strategic priorities for the...

5 Dec 2022 By
What makes good design? Commission’s Principles help frame civil engineers’ approach
Cover of report on good design in infrastructure by the ICE and NIC

What makes good design? Commission’s Principles help frame civil engineers’ approach

The National Infrastructure Commission’s Design Group has collaborated with the Institution of Civil Engineers on a major report examining the barriers to embedding good design at every stage of infrastructure projects. In September 2020, the ICE, in collaboration with the Commission’s Design Group, surveyed ICE members to establish how relevant they believed the Commission’s four...

13 Jul 2021 By

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