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Farrell Review 5 years on: what's next for the built environment?

21 February 13:30 - 19:30
Organized by: Farrells
Venue: RIBA
66 Portland Place

This event will mark the 5th anniversary of the Farrell Review of Architecture and the Built Environment. Reflecting on recent achievements, government and industry leaders will ask "what more can be done in the future?".


Some of the main achievements so far include:

- Architecture moving from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG)

- The House of Lords establishing the first ever Select Committee on the Built Environment

- The Government appointing a Chief Architect

- The Greater London Authority (GLA) and LB Croydon setting up PLACE Review panels

- Public Practice placing architects and urban designers into local authority planning departments

- More than 15 Urban Rooms throughout the country where anyone can go to find out about the past, present and future of their place

- The Place Alliance being established as a movement campaigning for place quality

- The London School of Architecture creating a new model for architectural education

- The National Arts and Place Consortium promoting the role of the arts in the built environment


Speakers at the event will include:

- Sir Terry Farrell – Farrells

- Ed Vaizey MP – Former Culture Minister

- Roberta Blackman-Woods MP – Shadow Housing & Planning Minister

- Fiona Fletcher-Smith – London & Quadrant

- Alison Brooks – Farrell Review Panel

- Finn Williams – Public Practice

- Jo Negrini – LB Croydon

- Will Hunter – London School of Architecture

- Sunand Prasad – Farrell Review Panel

- Valentina Giordano – Place Alliance