Scotland launches architecture and placemaking policy consultation

Scottish culture secretary Fiona Hyslop has launched a consultation into a new architecture and placemaking policy, which provides "an opportunity to build a better world".

Speaking at an International Design Summit at The Lighthouse, Glasgow, Hyslop said that "well-designed buildings and places have a vital role to play in Scottish society".

"Our historic build environment enhances our understanding and appreciation of our surroundings and contributes to our sense of national identity," said Hyslop.

The consultation runs until 7 September.

Details: www.scotland.gov.uk

Scottish culture secretary Fiona Hyslop has launched a consultation into a new architecture and placemaking policy, which provides "an opportunity to build a better world". Speaking at an International Design Summit at The Lighthouse, Glasgow, Hyslop said that "well-designed buildings and places have a vital role to play in Scottish society". "Our historic build environment enhances our understanding and appreciation of our surroundings and contributes to our sense of national
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