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What makes good design report

A review of UK civil engineers’ experiences of design, based on the NIC’s design principles for national infrastructure, in collaboration with the NIC Design Group

What makes good design report

Content type: Briefing sheet

Last updated: 22 September 2022

Author/s: ICE

Good design in the built environment begins in the instant that an idea or improvement is born. In practice, however, it is all too often assumed that good design simply relates to the appearance and function of a piece of infrastructure, or how it fits into its wider systems.