29 Oct '12, 8am

Did you miss the @UKGBC webinar examining sustainability within the planning system? Listen again here

Did you miss the @UKGBC webinar examining sustainability within the planning system? Listen again here

The webinar explored how far planners should be going when requiring high quality, sustainable developments and how far is too far. UK-GBC's Senior Policy Advisor, Joanne Wheeler, was joined by planning experts, Martin Randall, Head of Planning and Public Protection at Brighton & Hove City Council, Sarah Cary, Sustainable Developments Executive at British Land and Dieter Gockmann, Director at EPR Architects and chair of the UK-GBC Planning task group for an hour of debate and questions from a diverse audience from across the built environment. The event concluded with an agreement by the presenters that sustainability needs to be implemented at the very start of the planning process and that it should involve joined-up working and collaboration from all parties involved. It was also recognised that a lack of resources and support for planners was a key issue to be addresse...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/news/how-far-too-far-when-it-comes-s...

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