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South East case studies
A handsome housing scheme next to Portsmouth’s historic dockyard which squares up to the surrounding buildings, including the Mary Rose and Victory museums.
be: Newhall is the latest phase in a development commissioned by an enlightened landowner working with a strong masterplan and an urban designer. The terrace housing has a distinctive courtyard design, and reflects local traditions such as Essex barn structures and materials.
BedZed (Beddington Zero Energy Development) is the UK's first successful environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient mixed-use development.
Chapel is a brownfield development in St Mary's, a five minute drive south west of Southampton city centre. The area is part of a Southampton City Council regeneration programme.
The railway sheds alongside Brighton station have been the basis for the transformation of an industrial site into an exciting new residential area, the New England Quarter.
Kingsmead Road, High Wycombe
Cometa is a distinctive, contemporary response to a small, suburban infill site. The 12 homes have strong architectural quality, exploit views well and are light and airy. The scheme makes a positive contribution to the local character and to the street scene.
A large former hospital site has been transformed to create 1,200 homes with facilities that include a school and playing fields. Fairfield Park is a high-quality development built by eight different housebuilders following a coherent design code.
A massive regeneration of a former naval depot in Portsmouth, this long-term project has had a tremendous impact both locally and regionally.
Thirty four new dwellings form part of a skilfully executed mixed use development shoehorned into Whitstable town centre where the long and winding main street meets the edge of the Thames Estuary.
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.
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