The Housing Corporation's Flexible Housing: A Guide, by Jeremy Till and Tatjana Schneider, was launched recently at a seminar at the Building Centre. Targeted in part at architects, the guide includes a checklist of design strategies and tactics that can be used to achieve greater exibility in housing. It is available for £10 from flexiblehousing@sheffield. ac. uk.
NBS Shortcuts is a new series of illustrated, four-page 'how-to' articles covering a wide range of practice, regulatory and design guidance. A free preview and subscription details are available at www. thenbs. com/ buildingregs. A selection of Shortcuts is running 10 times a year in the AJ's technical pages (see overleaf).