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NUMBER OF POLICIES ISSUED EACH YEAR

2007

A Nation of Architecture

Denmark

2007

It is the government’s intention that the architectural policy will contribute to the development of architecture as a Danish stronghold and to create an increasing awareness and debate about the significance, conditions and possibilities of architecture in Denmark. The policy is intended as a contribution to a broad and lively discussion on how to retain and further develop architectural quality as a central conduit of culture – with local, national and global perspectives for growth and welfare in Denmark. The government’s ambition is that the architectural policy should be seen in a long-term perspective.

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Architecture Action Plan 2004 - 2008

Estonia

2004 - 2008

This Architectural Policy Action Plan is the first comprehensive approach to the activities that are necessary to create and maintain a high quality built environment in Estonia. Therefore it is the plan of action is inevitably topical in nature and is due in due course for review. At the same time, the Action Plan contains important principles and guidelines for longer period. Estonian Architectural Policy Program and the specific action plan for 2004-2008 will provide a meaningful basis for infrastructure development and impact on urban environmenr covering and affecting the whole Estonian physical environment, continued growth in the environment and ensure public involvement in the development of architectue.

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Architecture and Belvedere Policy

Netherlands

2005 - 2008

The Action Programme on Spatial Planning and Culture focuses on cultural features in spatial planning by increasing the involvement of the design disciplines in spatial planning and by bringing cultural history to bear on development. The main objective of the Action Programme on Spatial Planning and Culture is to improve the spatial quality of our buildings, villages, cities and landscapes. The action programme combines architecture policy and the Belvedere policy (aimed at strengthening the influence cultural history has on spatial planning) and is a step towards increasing the volume and consistency of cultural policy input in spatial development policy. Linking the architecture and Belvedere policies in a single programme will reinforce the basis for cultural objectives in spatial policy and broaden interministerial cooperation.

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Towards and Architectural Policy for Turkey

Turkey

2007

The aim is to create awareness both in public authorities and in the society about the significance of a consistent and integral policy on built environment. The current policy text is just a very first step of an extensive policy.

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Building our Legacy: Statement on Scotland’s Architecture Policy

United Kingdom

2007

The aim of this policy is to promote the value and benefits of good architecture, encourage debate in the role of architecture in national and local life and further an understanding of the products and processes of building design.

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