Part 1: Principles and overview Part 1: Principles and overview

RIBA Stages 1 – 7

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Part 1 is the Introduction to the Design Guide forming essential prior reading to all other Parts. It discusses 16 overarching principles that apply to all projects such as: how to achieve and measure value for money, guidelines for innovation, the requirement for resilience, the requirements for a 40-year lifespan of buildings, resource efficiency, etc.

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