Press & Comment

View or download our back catalogue of publications below, and use the search bar to locate specific reports or documents.

  • Commissioner Elinor Gray-Williams discusses how we can inspire sustainability and build resilience with WalesBusiness

    2020

  • Search is on for three new Design Commissioners for Wales

    2020

  • Siarter Creu Lleoedd Cymru

    2020

  • The Placemaking Wales Charter

    2020

  • Good design is intelligent and that’s how we should build places to live if we want better homes - Carole-Anne Davies

    2020

  • Mae dylunio da yn ddeallus, a dyna sut y dylem adeiladu lleoedd i fyw ynddynt os ydym eisiau cartrefi gwell - Carole-Anne Davies

    2020

  • DCFW comment on Pier Pavilion, Llandudno (Aug 20)

    2020

  • DCFW's response to Viridor proposal (Aug 20)

    2020

  • 19/03053/MNR 4 Dock Chambers - Part change of use (Aug 20)

    2020

  • Statement in response to the interim report from South East Wales Transport Commission

    2020

  • Datganiad mewn ymateb i adroddiad dros dro Comisiwn Trafnidiaeth De-ddwyrain Cymru

    2020

  • Statement in response to the publication of Building Better Places

    2020

  • Datganiad mewn ymateb i gyhoeddiad Adeiladu Lleoedd Gwell

    2020

  • Neuadd Maldwyn, Welshpool (Comment July 20)

    2020

  • Jen - Places for Life Blog

    2020

  • Call for Entries: Places for Life II

    2020

  • DCFW Evidence Submission to National Infrastructure Commission Apr 20

    2020

  • Statement on the Future Generations Report 2020

    2020

  • Response to Public Consultation: Cardiff University CSM Building (Aug 18)

    2018

  • Response to National Assembly for Wales Consultation: State of Roads in Wales

    2018

  • More with less: Designing for quality in the public estate and why it matters

    2017

  • Exploring the Potential of the National Development Framework

    2017

  • Welsh Ways: DCFW's NDF proposal for a national tourist route in Wales

    2017

  • Developing Cardiff Bay: Hatch Review

    2016

  • Who Are They? Hatch's evening with the Policy Makers

    2016

  • A building for everyone....

    2016

  • Place-Making in the New Wales

    2016

  • What Makes A Sustainable City?

    2016

  • What could designers of the built environment be doing in Wales to tackle flooding?

    2016

  • Where have all the people gone?

    2015

  • One-page design review essentials guide

    2015

  • Call for Entries: Delight in the Everyday

    2014

  • Architecture Scholarship 2014 - Enter now!

    2014

  • Call for Entries - Architecture in Wales

    2014

  • New Appointments - Design Review Panel Members

    2014

  • Access by Design Article - Championing Good Design

    2013

  • Designing a Role for Women in Architecture by Carole-Anne Davies, Chief Executive of the Design Commission for Wales

    2013

  • Unique Challenges for School Design

    2013

  • Statement from Cindy Harris, Head of Design Review, Design Commission for Wales, on the Cardiff International Sports Village Waterfront Scheme

    2012

  • Architectural Practice Behind Bridgend School Goes for Gold

    2012

  • Architecture Pavilion at National Eisteddfod to Celebrate Good Quality Design

    2012

  • Chepstow Architects Behind Monmouthshire Home are Honoured at Eisteddfod

    2012

  • Quote from Carole-Anne Davies, Chief Executive of the Design Commission for Wales, on Pantglas Hall

    2012

  • British Council Announces Call for Welsh Participation in Ambitious Venice 2012 Project

    2011

  • Top Marks for Educational Resource Developed by the Design Commission

    2011

  • Landmark Gallery of “National Importance to Wales” Strikes Gold

    2011

  • Designed for Business? The Challenges Facing Wales’s High Streets

    2011

  • Getting Better by Design – by Cutting Stress, Pain and Time

    2011

  • Historic Market Town Takes its Future into its Own Hands

    2011

  • Welsh Construction Companies and Organisations Sign up to UK’s First Green Building Charter

    2010

  • Sustainable Design and Construction

    2010

  • Unique Architectural Project has Designs on Next Generation of Architects

    2010

  • Welsh Wizardry

    2010

  • Eco Homes Design Competition – the Winners

    2009

  • Changing Climate of Opinion is Welcomed

    2008

  • Pembrokeshire Eco Village Aims to Inspire

    2008

  • “Good Design is About Enjoying Places and Spaces”

    2007

  • Design Commission Welcomes Rejection of Abergavenny Development but Urges Local Planners to Cooperate More Effectively on any Future Plans

    2007

  • My Square Mile – New Resource Pack for Welsh Schools

    2007