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BedZed (Beddington Zero Energy Development) is the UK's first successful environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient mixed-use development.
This development has regenerated a brownfield site of exceptional importance. The site fronts on to the Thames, and backs on to Kingston town centre.
Elmington Estate, a 1960s high crime estate in Camberwell, has been replaced with a striking new development which re-establishes the basis of a traditional street network.
Fulham Island is a £9.4m mixed use development on a tricky island site at the southern end of the North End Road market in West London.
Located between the Regent’s Canal and Shoreditch Park - where the Borough of Hackney meets Islington - Gainsborough Studios lies in an area with great regeneration potential. This predominantly residential re-use and new build complex provides a rich mix of commercial and retail uses, and is set to improve the image of the area.
The redevelopment of this site has been described as a 'textbook approach to urban renewal', and earned the developer, Urban Splash, a RIBA Client of the Year Award in 2001.
Described as an urban village, the first phase of this development comprises 920 dwellings on a 14 hectare (45 acre) site.
This low-density traditional development is located in parkland two miles from Guildford town centre.
Introducing prefabricated timber construction (up to five storeys high) from sustainable forests was fundamental to this project’s success.
At the eastern end of a formerly contaminated isolated site at Dunston Staiths, this development is the outcome of a mainstream housing developer’s response to designer Wayne Hemingway’s provocative criticism of the ‘Wimpeyfication’ of Britain by volume housebuilders.
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