RIBA Stages 1 – 7
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.
Previous section: Part 0: User Guide
Next section: Part 2: Architecture and development context