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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

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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

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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.

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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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What could the new housing space standards look like?

30-Oct-2014 | By

The proposed introduction of national space standards marks a radical shake-up for new homes, but architects fear the new rules will fail to make an impact. Laura Mark reports

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Argent eyes housing expansion, while Derwent and GPE to 'dabble'

28-Oct-2014 | By Robyn Wilson

Major commercial developer Argent has said that housing will be a ‘significant’ part of its future pipeline, according to its partner Nick Searl

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Michael Lyons: 'Church of England can help solve housing crisis'

27-Oct-2014 | By Lucy Mair

The Church of England and supermarket chains should enter the housebuilding market as developers, according to Michael Lyons

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Howells, mae and Serie celebrate huge East London approval

24-Oct-2014 | By

Newham Council has approved the second phase of the massive Royal Wharf development in east London featuring schemes by Glenn Howells Architects, mae, Serie Architects and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

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Bloxham: ‘Problems at Oxley Woods must not stop innovation’

23-Oct-2014 | By

Urban Splash director Tom Bloxham has said that problems with the Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners-designed Oxley Woods kit-of-part homes  ‘must not stop innovation’ in the housing industry