RIBA planning to abolish Plan of Work stages A-LArchitects Journal is reporting that RIBA is planning to abolish it's Plan of Work stages A-L.

The RIBA have undertaken a comprehensive review of the RIBA Plan of Work and have decided to replace the letter system in the current plan and in it's place use a number system. As well as this, the 11 stages in the current plan are to be reduced down to 7.

The intention is that the changes will help intergrate sustainable design and BIM into the new plan and will provide flexibility around planning procedures, will responding to the recommendations of the UK Government  Construction Strategy and should providing straight forward mapping and flexibility for all forms of procurement.

A full release on the changes is expected from RIBA shortly.

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