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Building with Nature Standards Framework

22 Feb 2022

Building with Nature Standards Framework

The Building with Nature Standards provide planners and developers with evidence-based, best-practice guidance on delivering high-quality green infrastructure.They show what good looks like at each stage of the development process.

Planning authorities are using them to develop and test new planning policy. Planners benefit from a clear picture of what good looks like, a shared framework of principles, and the ability to draw on supporting specialist knowledge they might not have in-house. We also have a bespoke training programme for planners to help build their capabilities.

Professional experts – ecologists, landscape architects, and planning consultants – use the standards to engage with clients and improve physical development. Many go through training to become Approved Assessors, so they can help their schemes get the Building with Nature Accreditation.

Developers who want to do great schemes find that getting Accredited by Building with Nature can reduce planning uncertainty, help to engage local communities, and attract consumers who value the benefits of living with nature.


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