'Active Design' guide nominated
for planning excellence
Our UK office has been announced as a finalist in the 2016 Royal Town Planning Institute's (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence with Sport England for their 'Active Design' guide in the category 'Excellence in Planning for Community and Well-Being.'
'Active Design', prepared by David Lock Associates (UK) and Sport England and supported by Public Health England, is an innovative set of planning and urban design guidelines that aims to get more people moving through the design and layout of places. The ‘Ten Principles of Active Design’ are set out to inspire and inform the design and layout of cities, towns, villages, neighbourhoods, buildings, streets and open spaces to promote sport and physical activity and active lifestyles.
To download the guide click here.
Project Director and Planning Partner at David Lock Associates (UK) Phil Copsey said: “We are delighted to have been nominated for this award which recognises the important role planning has to play in creating the opportunities for more active and healthier lifestyles.”
The Awards ceremony will be held in London on 5 May 2016.
We wish them the best of luck.