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 ...
London-based practice dRMM has designed a new approach to adaptable living. Based in Suffolk and dubbed the Sliding House, it has mobile walls that can be moved to alter the shape, views and lighting within.
The motorised roof, consisting of 50 tonnes of steel and timber, runs 6m along indented tracks to create varied living spaces.
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