'Architects don't ask government for money'

Ed Vaizey at AYA-269SB redy_resized 2019

MP tells profession to behave more like the film industry

Architects should behave like the film industry and spend more time lobbying the government for money, a former culture minister has said.

The profession is too busy getting on with the job and might be better off being more demanding, said Ed Vaizey in an interview with BD.

Architecture is one of the country’s “biggest soft power exports” yet it doesn’t have anyone at the top of government flying its flag, he added.

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