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More information about publications launched at Summit 2005 in Manchester

New national planning policy published this week, puts good design at the heart of the system, was welcomed by CABE. The new Planning Policy Statement 1 (PPS1) will ensure that good planning and good design are indivisible. The guidance makes it clear that design is about how places work, not just how they look, a message CABE has consistently championed.

CABE Space launch

CABE Space launch

Amid the roaming chickens, sheep and adventure climbing frames of the immaculate Coram's Fields in central London, it is hard not to be overtaken by a sense of relaxation far removed from the bedlam of the thick traffic and cluttered streets less than100 yards away. Not by accident was this venue chosen for the launch of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment's CABE Space unit last week.