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The need for space is a matter of collective social choice, says Alex Ely
Why attach bits of kit to 30-year-old house designs? asks Alan Shingler
A generosity of shared space creates more time to dwell in the communal setting, says Alison Brooks
I love revisiting our built housing projects to see how people’s lives are played out, says Peter Barber
Good homes need to be mostly ordinary, but not only so, says Crispin Kelly
Standards and guidance need to be consolidated into a single national framework, says Andy von Bradsky
Manchester City Council has approved plans for another city centre residential tower - a 28-storey, 174 home block in Deansgate Locks by 5plus Architects
Levitt Bernstein has won a high-profile ideas contest judged by Kevin McCloud for a series of sustainable self-build homes costing less than £75,000 each
Maccreanor Lavington has revealed its latest designs for this 336-home scheme on Blackfriars Road, south London.
Lend Lease has submitted a detailed planning application for this 593-home scheme in Elephant and Castle designed by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) and Panter Hudspith Architects (PHA)
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
Karakusevic Carson Architects (KCA) has won the go-ahead for this 18-home scheme in Hackney, east London.
An open ideas competition has been launched to design 20 ‘cost effective, green and beautiful’ self-build homes on a 2,000m² urban site
Stalled plans for a 18-storey office block in Manchester have been brought back to life by 5plus Architects - as a 28-storey residential tower
Wandsworth Council has approved a 15-storey residential tower designed by Will Alsop’s ALL Design practice next to London Heliport, in Battersea.
A huge new development in Canary Wharf, which includes a huge residential tower by Herzog & de Meuron, has won outline permission from Tower Hamlets
Work has completed on this £1.6million project by Henley Halebrown Rorrison (HHbR) which is being hailed as London’s first ‘co-housing’ scheme
The government is considering emergency measures to stimulate house-building after a leaked internal report predicted new home starts could fall next year
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has approved Fletcher Priest’s 3,000-home masterplan for the Woodberry Down estate in Hackney
Scott Brownrigg and Buckley Gray Yeoman have replaced Make on a landmark London residential scheme featuring a 39-storey residential tower, the AJ can reveal
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Richard Rogers has renewed his attack on plans to build new garden cities across England, calling the proposals a ‘return to the mistakes of the past’.
Changing dynamics of population, lifestyle and work present new opportunities for architects, says Robert Adam