The AHRC is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, along with the other UK Research Councils. The AHRC have funded the project.
The Home Improvements Knowledge Exchange is a collaboration between academia and the Housing Industry to improve the quality and value of new housing by improving communication and knowledge exchange between volume housing builders and designers. It is funded by the AHRC and led by the University of Sheffield School of Architecture.
Urbed is a design practice working across the fields of masterplanning for developers and housebuilders, research, writing and advocacy including policy reports for government, and public sector consultancy, including visioning and strategy development for towns, neighbourhoods and cities.
The Edinburgh College of Art is home to the University's School of Architecture, a respected centre for research into issues connected with the design of the built environment.
The IHE is run by, and for, engineers, technicians and allied professionals. Its expertise extends to a range of specialist highways areas from highway maintenance to road safety, highway design, traffic signal control and more.
The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) is a learned society and members organisation concerned specifically with the planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of land-based transport systems and infrastructure.
Marshalls is the UK's leading manufacturer of superior natural stone and innovative concrete hard landscaping products, supplying the construction, home improvement and landscape markets.
Design for Homes is a non-profit, limited company that champions the value of good design in the housing industry through research, advocacy, education and consultancy.