Designing Buildings Wiki (DBW), IHBC’s partner platform in our Conservation Wiki, has offered its 10,000 registered users – including interested IHBC members – guidance on ‘Design and build: Feasibility studies’.
The feasibility studies stage considers the options for satisfying the client’s needs, enabling the client to prepare a business case for the preferred option and deciding whether to proceed with the project. It is possible to make an outline planning application during this stage if the risk to the project of not receiving planning permission is high, or if delays in receiving planning permission would be problematic….
See more IHBC background and guidance on CPD and on how you might use Designing Buildings Wiki.
See the institute’s formal guidance paper on IHBC CPD (scheduled for update)
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