Quality Design Should Be Available For All

A call for improved design quality in Australia, one of the most urbanised countries in the world.
February 6, 2004, 11am PST | Charlotte Fitzgerald
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"Design for All" is one of the themes for 2004, the Year of the Built Environment in Australia. Chris Johnson, the NSW Government Architect, discusses the need for a quality-designed built environment in cities, suburbs, coastal and country areas. He concludes that "good quality, liveable, sustainable environments should be a natural expectation for everybody". Suggested YBE initiatives include a national urban centres policy and new local government built environment policies that recognise design quality with faster approvals processes.

Thanks to Charlotte Fitzgerald

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Published on Wednesday, February 4, 2004 in The Sydney Morning Herald
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