Our thoughts, musings, findings and general writings in the context of our practice.
Learn about how council-run Voluntary Carbon Offset Funds can support local environmental improvements and pursue a more bottom-up approach to achieving net zero.
We present ideas for how businesses and communities can embed circular economy principles and extend the highest value of materials for as long as possible.
Using a collection of trusted data, we have built an open-source cost of living calculator to estimate how households are faring with ever-increasing prices. Download it here.
Markets are more than just shopping parades—they are drivers of social, economic, and environmental sustainability and carry historic and cultural significance.
As 'social value' processes have become more standardised, they have become detached from local context and the people they are intended to benefit. We discuss what needs to happen to achieve truly impactful local benefit.
Levelling Up has potential to boost disinvested communities, but will splashy capital projects really make the most of the funding?
What is the role of the public-private partnership in a time of extreme flux and uncertainty?
Learn about our contributions to Future of London's research on how buildings can better serve communities.
Affordable workspace policy isn't working, but councils can fix it with the right interventions.
PRD and regular collaborators REDO have published our joint approach to developing asset strategies that lead to genuinely affordable and fit for purpose spaces.