The Old Bank becomes B Corp Hub

We were proudly able to announce our position as a newly certified B Corp organisation in August 2020, formalising our commitment to putting people and planet above profit and using business for good. What we didn’t reveal at the time is the exciting news that the Old Bank NOMA – managed by creative studio Standard Practice – has become Manchester’s first B Corp Hub, reflecting the changing world of business and responding to the requirements of the city.

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MAY PLAY at Mayfield

Children have had the opportunity to design their own playscape for a planned city centre park through a series of collaborative workshops and drop-in sessions. A prototype play structure has been fabricated as a temporary installation at Mayfield, with the hope of influencing the final design of the city park, set at the heart of this redevelopment scheme.

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Link and Exchange

How can policy and policy makers change the outlook of young creatives, encouraging them to remain within, or return to rural areas? This question was recently addressed by Managing Director, Pete Swift, and Standard Practice Maker, Joe Hartley in their keynote presentation at the Great Place Lakes and Dales Conference.

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University of Sheffield Whole School Event

The University of Sheffield Landscape Department recently invited Planit-IE to lead their ‘Whole School Event’, an annual 2-day workshop involving 100 students and members of staff.

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Announcing Standard Practice

Planit-IE has joined forces with an award-winning collective of designers, makers and urbanists, forming a new studio model in a concerted effort to bring about and participate in authentic change across our towns and cities.

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