World Class Places: The Government’s strategy for improving quality of place
The way places and buildings are planned, designed and looked after matters to all of us in countless ways. The built environment can be a source of everyday joy or everyday misery. It is an important influence on crime, health, education, inclusion, community cohesion and well-being. This strategy lays out how the Government will, over the next months and years, build on our record and do more to help create great places to live, work and bring up a family.
Better Public Buildings: A proud legacy for the Future
The report proposes that the principles it sets out will deliver attractive, aesthetically pleasing buildings which are fit for purpose and represent good value for money.
UK Architects Act
The Architects Act 1997 is an Act of Parliament that consolidates the originating and amending Acts relating to the registration of architects. The act, which came into force in July 1997, consolidated the Architects (Registration) Act 1931 (which had required the Register of Architects to be established), and the changes enacted in Part III of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996.