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.
Government Policy on Architecture
2009 - 2015
The Government Policy on Architecture 2009-2015 was launched in October 2009 and provides the appropriate framework for architectural policy up to 2015 and beyond and is led centrally by Built Heritage and Architectural Policy. The policy places an emphasis on sustainable development of the environment and urban design, incorporates architectural heritage in a holistic integrated manner, and encourages and supports high quality modern architecture. The policy complements and supports the Government’s wider economic strategy within the Programme for Government in areas such as built environment research and quality place-making.
Architecture Policy Guidelines 2009 - 2015
2009 - 2015
The Architecture Policy Guidelines are a medium-term planning document, which determines the State architecture policy for the subsequent seven years, comprising the time period from 2009-2015. The Guidelines comprise the main principles, objectives, the results of the policy to be achieved and the preferable action directions for the achievement thereof. The purpose of this document is to specify more precisely the role and significance of architecture in sustainable development of the State.
Architecture and Politics An architectural policy for Sweden
2010 - 2015
Through its publication Architecture and Politics, the Swedish Association of Architects plots the bearings for such a policy. An architectural policy starts with a vision but is to no less a degree a tool for continous development. With this publication we seek to open a dialogue on how we in Sweden can develop the vision of a sustainable society with high quality of life. We hope too thatthis publication will help to define the steps along the way.