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Survey of the Building Design Professions' Attitudes to the Policy on Architecture

DescriptionA web only full report surveying the views of building design professionals towards the Policy on Architecture for Scotland and the impact it made on the profession.
ISBN07559-2598-X
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateAugust 18, 2005

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STEVEN HOPE, ROBERT CUMMING & SUSAN KING
MORI SCOTLAND

ISBN 0 7559 2598 X (Web only publication)

This document is also available in pdf format (464k)

CONTENTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER TWO: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND ANALYSIS
CHAPTER THREE: CURRENT STANDARDS OF DESIGN
CHAPTER FOUR: DRIVERS AND BARRIERS TO GOOD DESIGN
CHAPTER FIVE: A POLICY ON ARCHITECTURE FOR SCOTLAND
CHAPTER SIX: CONCLUSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS
REFERENCES
ANNEX 1: GUIDE TO STATISTICAL RELIABILITY
ANNEX 2: ADVANCE LETTER
ANNEX 3: INITIAL DEPTH INTERVIEWS - TOPIC GUIDE
ANNEX 4: QUESTIONNAIRE - TELEPHONE SURVEY
ANNEX 5: FOLLOW-UP DEPTH INTERVIEWS - TOPIC GUIDE
ANNEX 6: TOPLINE RESULTS - TELEPHONE SURVEY
LIST OF TABLES/CHARTS
TABLE 2.1: QUOTAS - TELEPHONE SURVEY
TABLE 2.2: SAMPLE PROFILE - TELEPHONE SURVEY
TABLE 3.1: GREENFIELD HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS BY PROFESSION
TABLE 3.2: BROWNFIELD HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS/CONVERSIONS BY PROFESSION
TABLE 3.3: NEW PUBLIC SPACES BY PROFESSION
FIGURE 3.1: STANDARDS OF DESIGN BY DEVELOPMENT
TABLE 4.1: FACTORS IN IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF DESIGNS
TABLE 4.2: HOW TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF DESIGN IN SCOTLAND
TABLE 5.1: AWARENESS OF VARIOUS POLICY DOCUMENTS
TABLE 5.2: AWARENESS OF VARIOUS POLICY DOCUMENTS BY PROFESSION
TABLE 5.3: IMPACT OF POLICY ON ARCHITECTURE
TABLE 5.4: IMPACT OF VARIOUS POLICY DOCUMENTS BY PROFESSION
TABLE 5.5: SCOTTISH EXECUTIVE'S POLICY ON ARCHITECTURE

The Scottish Executive is making this research report available on-line in order to provide access to its contents for those interested in the subject. The Executive commissioned the research but has not exercised editorial control over the report.

The Executive has not published this full report in hard copy, but a summary version has been published as Education Research Findings No 6 'Survey of the building design profession's attitudes to the Policy on Architecture'. If you wish further copies of this Research Findings or have any enquiries about this project, please contact :The Architecture Policy Unit, Scottish Executive, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6QQ, (Tel: 0131 244 7461).

Both reports along with previous APU reports are available on-line at www.scotland.gov.uk and at www.scottisharchitecture.com/education-research.html.
Both reports were published in August 2005.