A high-quality built environment plays a key role in making cities liveable. Our Advocacy & Enabling work focuses on in-depth collaborative engagements that help councillors, communities and other stakeholders to consider what ‘design quality’ means, why it is vital in creating a more liveable city and how to demand it in their neighbourhoods.



What's on during Green Sky Thinking Week in April 2016?
Book your place (note - for built-environment professionals only)

My City Too survey now complete, with results being analysed in workshops with youth ambassadors as they revisit the 2008 manifesto
Read more about My City Too!



The changing face of London


Read about all our pioneering programmes designed for people to learn about and advocate for the value of good design through first-hand experience


Regular polls, surveys and research into Londoners' attitudes towards design quality and built environment issues


Find out how Open-City provides independent advice and support to communities