Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment


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Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment

a body corporate charged with the promotion of education and high standards in, and understanding and appreciation of architecture, and the design, management and maintenance of the built environment. Among its many powers, the Commission may provide advice (whether or not it is requested to do so), provide financial assistance, carry out or support the carrying out of research or commission works of art. For these purposes the built environment includes any structure or area built or designed for human use (such as squares, parks and recreation areas) and any area available for public use which is in the vicinity of such a structure or within or in the vicinity of such an area.
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Many schemes merely involved large, plain buildings in a big car park, which were unsuitable for town centres, said the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (Cabe).
Now the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (Cabe), which commissioned the survey, is calling for every urban park in England to have dedicated staff present on site during daylight hours.
CABE, the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment, is currently involved in an extensive healthcare building programme.
The judging panel, chaired by Paul Finch, comprised Peter Stewart, director of design review at the UK government's Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment, architect and developer Roger Zogolovitch, and architect Bryan Avery.
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment said the current design of the PFI project in Selly Oak fell short of being a candidate for the Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award.
The Town Moor and Jesmond Dene were put forward in a competition held by the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (Cabe).
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