A housing scheme for older people in Seaford, East Sussex, is designed to encourage the social interaction that can help maintain physical and mental health, writes Owen Hopkins. Photography Jakob Spriestersbach
The latest AJ features building studies of four housing projects: Ordnance Road in Enfield by Peter Barber Architects; Hortsley retirement housing in East Sussex by RCKa; Barbauld Road in Stoke Newington by Stephen Taylor Architects; and Anderston Regeneration Phases 4 and 5 in Glasgow by Collective Architecture. PLUS The AJ’s Parenting Survey shows architecture is struggling to adapt to a flexible ...
'Thanks to its building boom, Britain has become, by default, the new Barcelona.But somehow it has not managed to get a building by Koolhaas, Ito, Gehry or Siza - and we are not producing equivalents.'
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