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Capitalising on the Inherited Landscape

Front cover for Capitalising on the Inherited Landscape

An introduction to historic characterisation for masterplanning

This document introduces a distinctive, simple and rapid way to take advantage of the inherited character of a regeneration site. Few development sites in this country are blank sheets. Rather they are the result of many decisions taken by our predecessors over many generations, often over centuries. Understanding those past decisions can help us make better decisions about tomorrow. Not to recognise this carries risks as well as losing sight of valuable opportunities.

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  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed

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