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The Engagement Group Webinar Summary

Getting the public’s input into the design of a place is crucial to creating better places. If you believe in community engagement - but have been frustrated with the process and results - we hear you.

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Shaping a New Approach to Engagement in the Design of Place

Join our introductory webinar to help shape a more collaborative and inclusive built environment for the future. 

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Beyond the Classroom: Societal Value Through Campus Design

How ADP Architects are using societal value to create a campus that supports innovation and enterprise for the University of Leeds.

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Covid-19 statement

We would like to let our clients and partners know that we are following government guidance closely, and that the RealWorth team remains in close (digital) contact daily, meaning there will be no disruption to delivery of our work.

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Vital contribution of housing design on levels of social value

A housing design audit for England released this month has determined that the majority of housing developments in England are poor or mediocre in quality.

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New Year, New Brochure!

To celebrate stepping into a new decade, we have refreshed our company brochure.

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What is the Real Worth of an internship?

Working as an intern is a desirable addition to a CV and is valued by employers in the recruiting process. But what is the actual value of completing an internship and how can employers maximise benefits to create a worthwhile opportunity for both intern and employer alike?

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Maximising social value during construction phase of real estate development

The most recent Thought Leadership Group was hosted in London in June of this year.

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How infrastructures of opportunity produce societal value in towns and cities

In his book, A Country of Cities: A Manifesto for an Urban America, architect Vishaan Chakrabarti, argues that improved urban outcomes are created by better environments and economies which in turn lead to increased social equity.

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Working with Liverpool City Region on Spatial Development Strategy

RealWorth was appointed in May 2019 to work with the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority to deliver an ongoing social value evaluation of its Spatial Development Strategy.

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Hats off to the RICS on social value. But we need to go further.

Social value is a key consideration for the built environment, but it’s still frequently overlooked. Many surveying and valuation practitioners either ignore it completely or adopt a rather narrow interpretation of the Red Book/International Valuation Standards. 

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Environmental justice and social value

One year ago, The Lancet published the findings of its Commission on Pollution and Health. The report should have resulted in immediate action by governments and regulators on a worldwide basis.

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