Small Things That Matter Design
We focused on housing, looking at the design details and practicalities that can make a difference to the quality of a project, to the day to day life of the residents and to the perception of new housing in Medway.
We looked at what planning committee members can do to improve the housing projects they are asked to approve.
We looked at what officers can do within the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) to support the detailed execution of high quality housing projects.
We looked at how we can best deal with the front door practicalities that can trip you up: bins, bikes and cars, the position of rainwater pipes and utility meters.
We will touch on how the quality of the buildings can affect perceptions.