RIBA Plan of Work 2020

The RIBA Plan of Work is the definitive model for the design and construction process of buildings.

The RIBA Plan of Work organises the process of briefing, designing, constructing and operating building projects into eight stages and explains the stage outcomes, core tasks and information exchanges required at each stage.

Guidance in the RIBA Plan of Work 2020 Overview  includes an expanded glossary, comparison to international plan of work equivalents and guidance on the following core project strategies:

  • Conservation Strategy
  • Cost Strategy
  • Fire Safety Strategy
  • Health and Safety Strategy
  • Inclusive Design Strategy
  • Planning Strategy
  • Plan for Use Strategy
  • Procurement Strategy
  • Sustainability Strategy – including detailed tasks aligned to the RIBA Sustainable Outcomes Guide
Front Cover of the RIBA Plan of Work 2020 Overview