Endorsements & acknowledgements

Endorsements & acknowledgements

The Institution of Civil Engineers

The Design Guide was endorsed by the Institution of Civil Engineers in September 2022 via its Engineering Fundamentals Community Advisory Board.

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

The Design Guide received official endorsement from RICS in November 2022.

The Institution of Structural Engineers

Endorsement was received from IStructE in November 2022.


This 2022 update of the GIRI Design Guide was led by Gavin Pike of Bennett Associates and Cliff Smith of GIRI, with input from Dan Anglin of Mace.

The content is based upon GIRI’s 2018 publication A Guide to Improving Value by Reducing Design Error.

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