building for Life 12 – still a useful benchmark?

building for Life 12 – still a useful benchmark?

Building for Life was re-launched in 2014, ten years after it was first devised. The national housing design standard has been simplified to make it more useful.  It has been refocused as a place making or urban design standard concerned primarily with the bringing...
Communal Living – delivering housing diversity

Communal Living – delivering housing diversity

A study trip to Amsterdam by the MArch and MAAD Communal Living studio at Cardiff University was the starting point for research into how housing typologies can support communal living in the widest sense. The studio visited the morphologically ambitious Wozoco and...

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