Design Coding, Diffusion of Practice in England
30 January 2013
Matthew Carmona & Valentina Giordano (2013), Urban Design Group
Design Coding, Diffusion of Practice in England is a new report published by the Urban Design Group that revisits the use of design codes in England six years after the completion of a national design coding pilot programme which explored their use.
Researched and written by Prof Matthew Carmona and Valentina Giordano at UCL’s Bartlett School of Planning, the report evaluates the diffusion of design coding as a tool in the planning and development process. The research comes at a time when the recently released National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) explicitly endorses their use by local planning authorities to help deliver higher quality design outcomes.