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Garden City plan as proposed by Urbed

Rogers renews attack on garden city plans

24-Nov-2014

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’.

The Oaks: Haptic's village entrance

Top UK talents to design Czech housing scheme

14-Nov-2014

Seven British architects among those selected to work on The Oaks, a €400 million, 220-home development on the outskirts of Prague

Studio Egret West's Clapham One scheme for Cathedral which was built over a new library

630,000 homes could be built above London's schools and hospitals

13-Nov-2014

New research by consultant WSP has identified space for up to 630,000 new homes in London by building flats above hospitals, schools and libraries.

Stephen Davy Peter Smith Architects' approved Wyvil Road tower, Vauxhall (November 2014)

Planning approved for 37-storey Vauxhall tower

12-Nov-2014

A 37-storey residential block by Stephen Davy Peter Smith Architects (SDPS), earmarked for a 0.33ha site in south London, has been approved by Lambeth Council

Commercial session James Pellatt Nick Searl Peter Cole Paul Williams 1 CN Summit 2014

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

28-Oct-2014

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

Ed Miliband at Crest Nicholson

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

27-Oct-2014

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

Kyson's Waterloo Road scheme

Kyson showcases Lambeth mixed-use development

22-Oct-2014

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

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

New homes

Lyons Housing Review backs key Farrell proposal

16-Oct-2014

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

Boris Johnson

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

10-Oct-2014

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.

Levitt Bernstein

Levitt Bernstein wins self-build ideas contest

9-Oct-2014

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

Detailed architectural design by Levitt Bernstein defines the first square of the Gascoigne Estate masterplan

Green light for 1,600 home Barking housing scheme

9-Oct-2014

Barking and Dagenham Council has approved plans for this 1,575 home regeneration scheme on the eastern side of the 1960’s Gascoigne Estate

Shadow Chancellor Vince Cable launches the 2010 Liberal Democrat Manifesto

Cable rips into Coalition’s 'perverse' office-to-resi reforms

8-Oct-2014

Business secretary Vince Cable has criticised planning reforms introduced by his own government as ‘perverse’ because of their effect on employment space.

The residents' lounge in the Foster + Partners-designed apartments

New images of Foster and Gehry's Battersea flats revealed

7-Oct-2014

New visuals have been released of the proposed new homes at Battersea Power Station designed by Foster + Partners and Frank Gehry

Danny Alexander

Lib Dems: Treasury ‘exploring’ direct funding for housebuilding

7-Oct-2014

The government is looking at directly commissioning new homes if the private-sector and housing-associations fail to reach pre-set targets, senior Liberal Democrat Danny Alexander has said.

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New figures reveal fall in housing starts

6-Oct-2014

The value of UK housing starts has registered its first drop in 18 months because of a decline in social-housing new build, according to a leading industry tracker.

NPS's competition-winning £350,000 Passivhaus holiday home

British Homes Awards 2014: NPS' Passivhaus holiday home among winners

3-Oct-2014

AJ100 practice NPS has won the Sunday Times-backed contest to design a £350,000 Passivhaus waterside holiday home

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Tory plans for 'less green' starter homes panned

29-Sep-2014

The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has slammed the Conservative’s plans to exempt proposed starter homes from zero carbon regs

Boris Johnson

Gov’t launches £400m ‘housing bank’ for new homes

28-Sep-2014

A £400million government loan scheme aimed at bringing forward affordable housing by offering low-cost loans to social landlords and other developers has gone live

PCKO

PCKO wins planning for 120-home London scheme

26-Sep-2014

PCKO Architects has won planning for a 120-home scheme on the former site of Anmer Lodge care home in Stanmore, north-west London

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12-Dec-2014

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