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Oakland Begins Work on Urban Design Guid...

Now that its Mobility Master Plan is complete, the City of Oakland is focusing on another planning item – urban design guidelines. A two-day workshop was held April 25-26 with city staff, members of the Planning, Zoning and Appearance Review Board, planner Michael Morrissey and planner Tara Salmieri from PlanActive Studio. Their goal was to […]

Inside Housing – News – Major building c

The National House Building Council (NHBC) has stopped accepting a controversial way to clear the coating for use on buildings. Image: Getty dividing lines Building control officers no longer accept office studies #ukhousing In response to the Grenfell Tower fire, NHBC, which claims to carry out building screening services for 80% of new homes built, […]