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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.
The Strata tower sticks out 150m above south London’s downtrodden Elephant and Castle. But, rather than being a symbol of aspiration, the building is turning away from the very area it’s meant to be giving a lift
Peabody’s BedZed was the housing scheme that first got everyone talking about zero-carbon living. But is it all that it was cracked up to be?
The German Passivhaus standard is winning admirers in the UK, many of whom argue that its simple approach to low-energy building is far more practical than the Code for Sustainable Homes
Turning Bovis’ fortunes around will be no small task for Greg Fitzgerald but you wouldn’t bet against him
Attracting Greg Fitzgerald out of retirement could be just what the struggling housebuilder needed to do to turn its fortunes around
The apprenticeship levy is a great start but now the industry needs to do its bit to ensure the quality of the tuition meets its needs
Outrage over tiny studio flats in London being 40% smaller than a Travelodge room means government now needs to set some controls
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