Former PRP boss Andy von Bradsky has been named the government’s head of architecture in a £60,000 post created as part of ministers’ focus on beauty in built environment, and so ‘promote better design and style of homes’.
The former PRP chairman is a respected housing architect who has been advising the Ministry of Housing as an external contractor for some time.
A ministry insider described him as being taken “in house” in a role with a £60,000 salary.
The long-anticipated announcement was made by chief planner Steve Quartermain, at [a recent] government housing conference.
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