Tag : Council housing
Brighton & Hove City Council has given the developer behind Haworth Tompkins’ long-awaited King Alfred proposals two months to either commit to the scheme or walk away from it
With its Ordnance Road scheme, Peter Barber Architects has produced a striking street frontage design and characterful rear mews that set a high bar for council housing, writes Rob Wilson. Photography Morley von Sternberg
Councils could fall short of their housing targets for 2026 by more than 1 million homes unless they speed up their development processes, a report has warned
The long-running saga of the King Alfred site near Brighton appears no closer to a conclusion after the developer behind Haworth Tompkins’ plans asked for more time to consider its options
Councils could be able to raise more money for housebuilding within days, an official document has revealed.
11.10.18: V&A DundeeSubscription
The latest AJ features building studies of Kengo Kuma’s long-awaited V&A Dundee; David Chipperfield Architects’ redevelopment of Selfridges in London; and Park House, a hotel and housing scheme in London’s Stratford by East Architecture. PLUS Unpicking the row over Amin Taha’s Clerkenwell Close building; the AJ talks to 2019 RIBA Gold Medal winner Nicholas Grimshaw; we examine how will the combustible ...
The surprise move to lift the cap on local authority borrowing to fund housebuilding has been universally welcomed, but are councils in the position to deliver it? Richard Waite reports
Weekend roundup: Foster tower tragedySubscription
Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Foster tower tragedy • Borrowing cap scrapped • Cladding ban confirmed • Macintosh listed building ‘mutilated’
Labour pledges 1 million new council homesSubscription
Labour has promised to create a dedicated housing department and build one million council homes if it comes to power
Theresa May has called for a new wave of high-quality social homes after pledging £2 billion in long-term funding deals for housing providers