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London housing-space standards set to go nationwide

16-Sep-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Ministers have floated proposals to allow local planning authorities across England to adopt the minimum housing-space standards that already apply in London

Grid Architects Swiss Cottage

Councillors block controversial Grid tower

15-Sep-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Grid Architects-designed plans for a 24-storey tower in north-west London’s Swiss Cottage neighbourhood have been rejected by councillors - against the advice of planning officers

KCA scheme Hackney

Karakusevic Carson's Hackney scheme wins green light

15-Sep-2014 | By Tim Clark

Karakusevic Carson Architects (KCA) has won the go-ahead for this 18-home scheme in Hackney, east London.


Exploring a century of ideas about housing with the AA Night School

12-Jul-2014 | By Sam Jacob

Sam Jacob, the founder of the AA’s Night School, leads ‘a classroom’ of cyclists around London to experience and learn from a century of ideas about housing

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Housing 'flat' as construction growth stalls Video

11-Jul-2014 | By Tom Fitzpatrick

New housing output was flat last month, ending a growth spurt which has seen the sector balloon by a fifth over the last 12 months

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Kyson\'s Waterloo Road scheme

Kyson showcases Lambeth mixed-use development

22-Oct-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Architect Kyson has released new images of its mixed-use scheme for a prominent corner site in south London.

Circle Housing\'s Orchard Village

Circle Housing picks 24 architects

17-Oct-2014 | By

More than 20 architects including PRP, HTA Design, JM Architects, PCKO and Levitt Bernstein have won places on a housing framework agreement set to deliver 6,000 new homes over the next five years

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Lyons Housing Review backs key Farrell proposal

16-Oct-2014 | By Jim Dunton

An eagerly-awaited report on the nation’s housing crisis has given its backing to a key Farrell Review proposal on urban design.

MIPIMUK 2014 - protest outside Olympia

Police 'lockdown' MIPIM UK as protestors gather

15-Oct-2014 | By

Angry protesters have gathered outside MIPIM UK, the inaugural UK property fair, campaigning about the housing crisis

Boris Johnson

Gov’t faces London revolt on new office-to-resi reforms

10-Oct-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Business groups, planning officers and Mayor of London Boris Johnson have called on the government to drop a key element of its latest proposed planning reforms.