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Researchers float design cure for suburban parking rage


Architects have set out a range of best practice measures to reduce conflicts over parking spaces between residents in new suburban housing developments

Arc Architects' competition winning scheme

Arc Architects wins Scottish affordable island house contest


Fife-based practice Arc Architects has won Rural Housing Scotland’s (RHS) competition to design an affordable island home

Self-built Social Housing

Self-build set to boom after CIL tax is dropped


More than 3,000 mothballed self-build homes could re-start as a result of dropping the community infrastructure levy (CIL)


More Homes: Housebuilding hits highest level for six years


New government figures suggest that housebuilding increased by 23 per cent in 2013

Generic plans

More Homes: Lib Dems want call-in powers slashed

17-Feb-2014 | Updated: 17-Feb-2014

The Liberal Democrats have resolved to further reform the planning system in order to meet their goal of building 300,000 new homes each year

Berkeley Homes Woodberry Down 1

New homes boost national construction growth


The burgeoning housebuilding sector helped fuel a 1.3 per cent growth in the construction industry during 2013

Fletcher Priest's 34 hectare Woodberry Down masterplan in Hackney, north east London

Fletcher Priest lands planning for 4,000 homes in Hackney


[First look + plans + project data] Fletcher Priest has bagged planning permission for a 34 hectare residential masterplan in Hackney, north east London

Aylesbury Estate South West corner by Levitt Bernstein for London and Quadrant

Housing Design Awards open for entries


The 2014 national Housing Design Awards has opened for entries, featuring a new category celebrating the best design for new privately rented homes

New homes registrations in 2013 by region

Number of new home registrations in London surges


Last year the number of new homes registered in the capital reached its highest level in more than 25 years

Brisac Gonzalez

Brisac Gonzalez proposes homes above French car park


London-based practice Brisac Gonzalez has designed homes on top of a car park in Bordeaux – and says the idea could soon be used in London


Government launches social housing review


The government has launched an independent review into how more social housing can be built in the UK

Mae Hawkins\Brown Agar Grove updated

Mae and Hawkins\Brown submit plans for Agar Grove Estate regeneration


Mae and Hawkins\Brown have submitted their proposed £97 million overhaul of the 1960s Agar Estate in Camden for planning

Hyde and Hyde

Work begins on Hyde + Hyde's quarry house


Work has started on a £400,000 Cor-ten steel clad house in a disused quarry on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park

Assael's proposal for a 850-home, £100 million mixed-use project on a brownfield site by lake Lothing in Lowestoft, Suffolk

Assael reveals £100m mixed-use regeneration in Lowestoft


Assael has revealed these proposals for a 850-home, £100 million mixed-use project on a brownfield site by lake Lothing in Lowestoft, Suffolk


Green light for Lynch's theatre scheme


Lynch Architects has received for planning permission for its National Youth Theatre (NYT) scheme off Holloway Road, north London.


pH+ wins approval for Muswell Hill cerebral palsy scheme


Haringey Council has approved plans by pH+ for this £13million scheme featuring a new, larger home for the London Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy (LCCCP) and 28 residential units

Patel Taylor's plans to redevelop ‘Fortress Wapping’ in east London (as consented January 2014)

Patel Taylor wins planning for Fortress Wapping overhaul


Patel Taylor has won planning for a 1,800 home, residential-led redevelopment of ‘Fortress Wapping’ – Rupert Murdoch’s former News International headquarters in east London

More Homes, Better Homes

‘70,000 homes planned’ amid new garden cities push


The government has been accused of suppressing a report outlining plans for new garden cities, while pushing ahead with plans for 70,000 new ‘garden city’-style homes

ADAM's Newquay regeneration scheme for the Duchy of Cornwall

ADAM’s ‘Surfbury’ regeneration for Prince of Wales wins planning


ADAM Urbanism has won planning permission for a scheme featuring 800 new homes for The Duchy of Cornwall – dubbed ‘Surfbury’ by locals – in Newquay, north Cornwall

Empress State Building

KPF submits plans to revamp Empress State building


KPF has submitted plans for the conversion of the 117m-tall Empress State building in Fulham, West London into flats

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