Last edited 28 Mar 2022


The term 'planning' is a very broad one that typically refers to making plans for some sort of undertaking. This might involve; assessing needs, quantifying resources, defining goals, developing strategies, describing and allocating tasks and monitoring progress. For more information see: Plan.

However, in the construction industry, the term ‘planning’ can also refer to the process of obtaining planning permission, or the general subject of town and country planning.

Articles on Designing Buildings Wiki that relate to planning include:

Project planning:

In addition, there are a number of project plans available that describe in detail the tasks that are necessary to plan and undertake projects for the design and construction of built assets:

Articles about planning permission include:

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