'Building Better, Building Beautiful' Commission announced by MHCLG

A new commission to tackle the challenge of poor quality building design will be established, the government has announced.

Wildlife watchdog Natural England, DEFRA, and BEIS will contribute “great expertise on the challenge of delivering high quality places and transforming the high street”, the government said.

The draft terms of reference for the “Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission” was announced on Saturday.

The commission will gather evidence from the public and private sector to “develop practical policy solutions” for the design of new developments.

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