Do we need a Chief Built Environment Adviser?

Building Design

‘A positively-designed built environment enhances and enriches our lives. As population rapidly expands and development proliferates, it is crucial that good design is central in the process – design that is inclusive, sustainable, responsive and responsible.’

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This month I wrote an opinion piece for the debate in Building Design over whether the UK would benefit from a Chief Built Environment Adviser to the government, as recommended by RIBA in their response to The Farrell Review. The full debate can be found here. What are your thoughts?