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David Tittle of MADE

David Tittle: 'We need to work with what we've got to improve housing'

29-Jan-2015 | By David Tittle

The profession needs to stop continually bashing the housebuilders and use smarter ways to improve housing quality, says the chair of the Design Network David Tittle

Kim Herforth Nielsen

Kim Nielsen: 'Architects can learn from boat design for micro-homes'

26-Jan-2015 | By Kim Herforth Nielsen

Kim Nielsen of Danish practice 3XN talks about the opinion-splitting, micro-home proposals by developer Pocket and plans for similar, compact homes in Århus

Video: Ash Sakula shows off East London plans in new animation Video

23-Jan-2015 | By Tim Clark

Ash Sakula has released a new video to showcase a new canal-side, mixed-use quarter on the edge of London’s Olympic Park in Hackney Wick, East London

Alton Estate

Councils to turn developers as Treasury backs '£20bn' housebuilding drive

16-Jan-2015 | By Keith Cooper

English local authorities will be at the forefront of a new wave of housebuilding with a Treasury review set to recommend more councils establish their own development companies

David Kohn Architects - Pocket home proposal

Revealed: finalists in contest to design Pocket homes

15-Jan-2015 | By

Five practices have been chosen following an invited ideas competition to design compact affordable two-bedroom flat in London for developer Pocket.

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City of London looking West with Heron, Swiss Re, Leadenhall, and 20 Fenchurch towers.

Tories plan to extend office-to-resi relaxation until 2020

5-Mar-2015 | By Tim Clark

Conservatives promise to extend rules allowing offices to be converted until 2020 as part of new planning measures

Metropolitan Workshop\'s Barchester Road scheme in East London featuring 115 affordable homes - a rare example of a 100 per cent affordable development.

No end in sight for affordability crisis, AJ poll shows

4-Mar-2015 | By Keith Cooper

Almost three out of 10 architects saw a fall in the amount of affordable housing they designed over the past year, an exclusive AJ poll reveals

Will Alsop

Alsop to star in Ugly House television series

3-Mar-2015 | By

Architects including Will Alsop are to star in a new television programme showing how ‘ugly’, characterless, everyday houses can be transformed into ‘dream homes’

Bicester Garden City by Farrells

Row hits 'templated' first-time buyer homes drive

3-Mar-2015 | By Keith Cooper

The prime minister’s pre-election pledge to fast-track 200,000 first-time buyer homes with the use of ‘exemplar’ designs has revealed deep divisions among its architectural advisers

East Wick and Sweetwater - 1,500 home scheme on the Olympic Park

First look at Studio Egret West's 1,500-home Olympic Park plans

2-Mar-2015 | By

The first images have been released of the proposed new 1,500 home East Wick and Sweetwater neighbourhood on London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park