Co-Design Toolkit

At Archio we are passionate about delivering meaningful benefits to the communities that use and experience our buildings. To do that effectively we think you have to be prepared to let people into the design process. We use co-design processes to combine our expert knowledge with the lived experience of residents, so that our designs tackle the everyday issues people face in their neighbourhoods.

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Our Toolkit consolidates our extensive experience into a series of 'tools' in order to demystify co-design, and to enable clients and community groups to benefit from the process. To receive a PDF copy of the toolkit please email

The ‘Co-Design Tools: Regenerating Communities’ essay in this toolkit was authored as a chapter in the forthcoming book “The Power of Collaboration and Co-design in Architecture”, RIBA Publishing (2023), edited by Kyle Buchanan, Mellis Haward and Rob Fiehn.