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This year’s Housing Design Awards once again show developers beating off the gloom of the recession and offering high-quality, varied designs for residents to chillax in
According to a Dutch idea, older people need on-site restaurants, bars, village squares and beauty parlours. Is the UK is ready for a revolution in care home design?
How phase 1 of a two decade redevelopment has brought back the traditional grain of the streets to London’s deprived Aylesbury Estate
Would you build a house on the Norfolk Broads, one of the most flood-prone areas of the UK? LSI Architects did and its sophisticated design meant getting the project through planning was plain sailing.
Bermondsey Square, the centrepiece of a £60m regeneration project in south-east London, is intended to seduce the young and trendy with its take on inner-city living
Too often developers and architects are accused of alienating people by imposing insensitive designs on their communities
While the government is preoccupied with Brexit, the housing crisis has been laid at the door of local authorities and developers
Lower real incomes are a key risk for the years ahead and have clear implications for construction
Material costs are on the up but housing associations can secure better deals from the supply chain if they know how
Housing didn’t get a mention on Wednesday but other government announcements show a clear direction of travel
The government can’t see house prices continue to rise while also delivering affordable homes, so a boost for the rental market is a neat sidestep
Women in Construction Week should prompt us all to think about how the industry can discard outdated stereotypes
Successful affordable rented schemes are ones that allow communities to grow, and to do that we need to listen to tenants’ needs
Private housebuilding is the fastest growing sector in construction but major investment is needed to solve the housing crisis