Tag : Modular housing
The AJ homes edition looks at east London’s Fish Island Village featuring housing by Haworth Tompkins, Pitman Tozer and Lyndon Goode; as well as Graeme Nicholls Architects’ twin-block development of flats in Ashtree Road, Glasgow; and we ask whether a slew of factory-built schemes means the modular housing future has finally arrived. PLUS a building study of Marks Barfield’s Cambridge ...
14.02.19: Women in ArchitectureSubscription
The AJ’s Women in Architecture issue features interviews with Elizabeth Diller, co-founder of Diller Scofidio + Renfro and winner of this year’s Jane Drew Prize; and architectural photographer Hélène Binet, who has won the Ada Louise Huxtable Prize for women working in the wider industry. PLUS We revisit O’Donnell + Tuomey’s Saw Swee Hock LSE student centre to see how it is faring five years on; the AJ’s Working in Architecture ...
The $1.1 million scheme employs 16 reused shipping containers to make four homes on a central residential plot in Oklahoma City
Architects must engage with modular housing or end up like ‘sad old Jedi knights in the corner of the room’, according to Waugh Thistleton’s Andrew Waugh
Architects have slammed calls from a group of MPs for the government to stop funding modular homes because they are ‘not resilient to heatwaves’
The latest model of factory-built home for developer Urban Splash has a clean, contemporary look, says Rob Wilson. Photography Peter Cook
Prefabricated south London homes that fail the ‘swinging cat test’ are a symptom of the housing crisis rather than a solution, writes Rob Wilson. Photography Sarah J Duncan
Carl Turner Architects’ (CTA) ‘Void House’ in east London has become the first in a series of architect-designed prefab homes to win planning approval
A team led by Grimshaw has created a prototype for a ‘printed’ modular housing system which can be built and be ready to occupy in just three weeks
Has the modular future finally arrived?Subscription
A recent slew of major modular housing projects together with new political initiatives could finally signal the dawn of a low-carbon, off-site building revolution, reports Adam Branson