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A great scheme which uses an innovative approach to highways design to put the pedestrian first, redefine the idea of the square and create a series of social spaces.
Im Raiser provided the opportunity to focus a considerable amount of family friendly housing on a brownfield site in close proximity to existing workplaces, infrastructure and amenities.
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.
A brownfield site with a mix of accommodation types and densities that was redeveloped as a result of an excellent consultation and plenty of community participation.
West Malling, Kent
This award winning project combines the need to meet economic objectives with that of sustainability.
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Leidsche Rijn is a large city extension plan of more than 30,000 dwellings to house 80,000 residents to be built on the edge of the city of Utrecht by 2015.
Greenwich Millennium Village, London
Greenwich Millennium Village (GMV) is a pioneering development in terms of its technology, design and location.
Part of Northern Counties Housing Association’s regeneration of Stockport town centre, Mealhouse Brow has created new homes and shops while conserving the area's rich history. Designed by TADW Architects.
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
A sustainable housing development within the Nieuw-Terbregge neighbourhood uses terraces and communal decks to foster a strong sense of community. Designed by Mecanoo Architects.
The 55 hectares of Neu-Oerlikon (previously "Zentrum Zürich Nord"), are being developed on one of the largest inner-urban brownfield sites in Switzerland, occupied by heavy industry until the 1980s.
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