Clever classrooms

Salford University led by Professor Peter Barrett have published the final reports of their study of the effect of built environment quality on educational outcomes in primary schools. The very readable Clever Classrooms is available here and the more academic report is here.

CE Members’ Forum 08 October 2014

The engines that power our work to develop and promote excellence in the built environment supply chain are our members’ theme groups. At any time we have 7-8 theme groups, typically meeting every 2-3 months to keep up-to-date with relevant developments, decide how Constructing Excellence needs to make a difference, and then deliver or oversee … Continue reading “CE Members’ Forum 08 October 2014”

Be Valuable – A guide to creating value in the built environment

‘Be Valuable’ was born from a workshop held by Be’s predecessor the Reading Construction Forum in 2002 on the subject of ‘Designing the Future’. Richard Saxon became a most articulate and convincing champion of ‘value’ and ‘integrated solution providers’ and carried the themes forward into Be. When nCRISP were looking for a champion to run … Continue reading “Be Valuable – A guide to creating value in the built environment”