Built Environment

Built Environment

The Scottish Government aims to increase sustainable economic growth - through legislation, policies actions and decisions on architecture & place making, building standards and planning.

Built Environment sub section

  • Architecture and Place

    Good architecture and urban design helps meet housing needs and improves the quality of life in Scotland.

  • Building

    Building standards and advice on public procurement.

  • Housing

    Delivering good quality, sustainable and affordable housing and tackling homelessness in Scotland.

  • Planning

    Shaping cities, towns and rural areas, the planning system is undergoing its most significant modernisation in more than 60 years.

  • Regeneration

    Promoting the successful and sustainable transformation of communities by creating the right environment for private and public investment.