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Paul Finch to be new Chair of CABE

18 August 2009

Link: GCSC launch panel discussion From December 2009 the new Chair of the Commission for Architecture & the Built Environment (CABE) will be Paul Finch, UCL Honorary Fellow and member of UCL's Grand Challenge of Sustainable Cities (GCSC) Advisory Group.

Mr Finch is Programme Director of the World Architecture Festival, and editor emeritus of Architectural Review and Architects' Journal. A former commissioner and deputy chair of CABE, he spent five years as chair of CABE's design review panel, and also chaired its regional committee. He has chaired CABE's 2012 Games design review panel since 2006.

He said: "I am delighted to be rejoining CABE, especially given its increasingly important role in promoting quality of architecture and place-making. I look forward to working with commissioners and the wider built environment community in the common cause of creating decent places to live, work and play."

Mr Finch took part in the panel discussion that was part of the launch of UCL's GCSC in July 2009. To view the panel discussion, use the link at the top of this article.