To achieve the objectives set out in the Commission’s strategy, six strategic programs were identified:
A&D Sector Regulation
A program focused on the development of a clear and comprehensive set of regulations and guidelines for the architecture and design sector.
- Architecture and Design Policy Development.
- Architecture and Design Academic Development.
A&D Sector Development
A program focused on stimulating sector development and enabling industry practitioners to create a greater impact on communities and society as a whole.
- King Salman Charter for Architecture and Urbanism.
- “Designed in Saudi”.
- Architecture and Design Sector Professional Associations.
- Architecture and Design Sustainability Task Force and Summit.
- Cultural Assets Enrichment.
- Center for Arabic Typography.
A&D Education & Career
A program dedicated to supporting local practitioners on their end-to-end professional journey from education through to career progression.
- Youth Architecture and Design Creativity Development.
- Internship and Advisory Programs. Continuous Professional Development.
- Educational Enrichment Programs. Architecture and Design Incubator and Accelerator.
- National Architecture and Design Platform Add-ons.
- Najdi Architecture Academy.
A&D Content Development
A program focused on the consolidation, creation and promotion of new cultural content about architecture and design in the Kingdom.
- Architecture and Design Research Strategy.
- National Center for Documentation of Architecture and Design.
- Architectural Tourism.
- Documenting Saudi Regional Identities.
- Encyclopedia of Architecture and Design.
- Audiovisual Content Development.
- Architecture and Design Museum.
- Design Magazine of Saudi Arabia.
A program focused on developing an vibrant calendar of architecture and design events and awards, directed both at the national and international public.
- Architecture and Design Competition and Awards.
- Design for Good.
- Design Days.
- Architecture and Design DESIGNathon.
A program focused on the activation of the Commission, centered around communication and internal initiatives to enhance the operating model.
- ADC Operating Model Ramp-Up.
- ADC Communication Strategy.
- ADC Market Research.
- Strategic Partnerships Activation.
- Architecture and Design Practitioner and Firm Registration.