Ash Sakula Architects has completed this 76-home housing scheme in Ouseburn, Newcastle
The £10 million low-rise, high-density scheme sits just down the hill from the Ralph Erskine-designed Byker Wall.
The 6,806m² development includes a range of different housing typologies including courtyard houses, back-to-back houses, six-storey tower blocks and an adaptation of the much-loved Tyneside flat.
Each home has its own front door opening onto the street and there are no lifts, corridors or common parts.
The housing scheme’s public realm has been designed to encourage communal living with shared allotments, cycle stores and recycling areas and a central public square which overlooks the River Ouse.
The buildings were built from a timber frame and clad in brick with timber-framed windows.
The scheme was named the Supreme Winner at the 2016 Housing Design Awards.
Ground floor plan
Ash Sakula The Malings Ground floor plan
First floor plan
Ash Sakula The Malings First floor plan
Second floor plan
Ash Sakula The Malings Second floor plan
Third floor plan
Ash Sakula The Malings Third floor plan
Ash Sakula The Malings Roof plan
Tyneside flats sketch plan
Tower house sketch plan
House sketch plan
East Bank 101001 Terrace Section Diagrams PQ
Ash Sakula The Malings Elevations
Location Ouseburn, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Type of project Residential-led, mixed use
Client Carillion Igloo
Architect Ash Sakula
Urbanism environment and design Urbed
Planning consultant Cundall
Structural engineer Stockley
M&E consultant Max Fordham
Quantity surveyor Gleeds
Main contractor Gentoo Construction
Project manager Buro Four
Start on site date planning approved 2012
Completion date 2015
Gross internal floor area 6,806m²
Form of contract Traditional
Total cost contract value £10 million