How can we make the case for further investment in our living environment and involve local people in decisions about planning and design, encouraging cohesive and sustainable communities? With a focus on design, resourcing and consumers, our panel discuss the creation of better housing for the 21st century.

Panel: David West, Studio EgretWest; Roger Graef OBE, RIBA Future Homes Commission; Grainia Long, chief executive, Chartered Institute of Housing; and Nabeel Hamdi, emeritus professor of Housing and Urban Development, Oxford Brookes University and author of 'The Placemaker's Guide to Building Community'.

Chair: Lynsey Hanley, writer and commentator.

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