Case studies

Read more about award-winning schemes and the best of international housing design.  See who won Building for Life Awards in 2009.

2003 Winners

  • Abode

    Newhall, Harlow

    Described by John Prescott as 'a model of the communities we have to build', Abode combines the sense of occasion afforded by one-off houses with the economies of volume house building.

  • Beaufort Court

    Beaufort Court


    Beaufort Court in Lillie Road, West London was designed as a model of affordable housing.

  • Bishops Walk

    Bishops Walk

    Ely, Cambridgeshire

    This group of dwellings is set in an extremely sensitive location between Ely Cathedral and the Great Ouse River.

  • Brewery Square


    This high density project extends the historic character of its location to provide a dynamic urban experience in the modern idiom.

  • Chorlton Park

    Chorlton Park


    Chorlton Park has been described as a classic demonstration of value for money.

  • Grange View

    Grange View

    Henlow, Bedfordshire

    Grange View is a low-density development of houses and flats on a commercial site in the middle of the 'large village' of Henlow.

  • Ingress Park

    Greenhithe, Kent

    Ingress Park is a seven-year programme to build 950 homes, shops, live-work units and a new school on the south side of the River Thames about one mile east of the Dartford Crossing.

  • Lacuna

    West Malling, Kent

    This award winning project combines the need to meet economic objectives with that of sustainability.

  • Scalebor Park

    Scalebor Park


    Scalebor Park is situated on the edge of a village in the greenbelt, and is located between Bradford and Leeds.

  • South at Didsbury Point

    South at Didsbury Point

    Didsbury, Manchester

    Described as 'an urban village', this development aims to be a landmark in providing the intensity of city living in a suburban location.

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