This program is based on the Kuopio Architecture Policy Program 2007. The background is also the Council of State Architectural Policy of 1998. The architectural policy program of the Province of Eastern Finland and programs of other cities.
Lahti Architectural Policy Program
Lahden Arkkitehtuuri-Poliittinen Ohjelma
Lahti's and Apoli Lahti´s architectural policy program, is aimed at the city architectural improvement of competitiveness and quality of life for residents a high-quality environment for the needs of residents, businesses and tourists. It complements the goals of the city's strategy to be environmentally sustainable and sustainable, an attractive and vibrant environmental city. Apoli Lahti is intended for all Lahti residents, but especially for the built environment influential players. Apoli Lahti is meant to be an everyday tool in Lahti in the city’s own operations. The program focuses primarily on the aesthetic quality of the built environment. Measures against climate change and for sustainable development are included architectural policy.
Architectural Policy Program in Turku
Arkkitehtuuripoliittinen Ohjelma Turun
An architectural policy program has been prepared for Turku as part of the Capital of Culture 2011 project. The program covers the city's objectives and policies to improve the quality of the built environment. The aim is to make Turku a better and more attractive European modern urban environment with a history. The program was approved by the City Council in February 2009.
The Finish Architectural Policy
In its architectural policy the government is defining the goals for action to be taken by the public authorities in order to enhance architecture. In addition to the programmatic guidelines it includes many concrete proposals for specific actions. The architectural policy emphasises both the citizens’ right and duty to take responsibility of their own environments. This is why architectural education and information about architecture needs to be enhanced. Important goals of the policy are to raise the quality of public building and property management to a higher level and thus set an example to the whole construction sector in our country, to promote the use of methods which will advance good architecture and high quality building, to enhance innovation through professional architectural education and through research and development work, to enhance the conservation of our architectural heritage and development of the environments as a part of cultural history and architecture.