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Case studies

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

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  • Rostron Brow

    Stockport

    This small scheme is to be found nestled amongst Stockport’s historic, in places medieval, core.

  • Royal Arsenal

    Woolwich, London

    The Royal Arsenal was established in 1671 and became the largest complex for the manufacture and storage of armaments and military equipment in Britain.

  • Scalebor Park

    Scalebor Park

    Burley-in-Wharfedale

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

  • Scharnhauser Park

    Ostfildern, Germany

    Ostfildern, a town with 35,000 inhabitants, is located in the urban periphery of Stuttgart. The region is economically prosperous, but suffers from a considerable housing shortage and resulting high prices for housing.

  • Selwyn Street

    Selwyn Street

    Oldham

    This first development under the Oldham Rochdale Housing Market Renewal Pathfinder is also the first Building for Life Gold Standard winner in the North West region.

  • Sinclair Building

    Sheffield

    The Sinclair building is one of Sheffield’s finest mixed-use developments.

  • 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.

  • St Andrew's

    Bromley-by-Bow, London

    The first phase of St Andrew’s, a residential-led scheme close to the London 2012 Olympic venue, provides 194 homes rises above the standard of many high-density regeneration developments and creates a real sense of place.

  • St Mary's Island

    St Mary's Island

    Chatham, Kent

    Introducing prefabricated timber construction (up to five storeys high) from sustainable forests was fundamental to this project’s success.

  • Staiths South Bank

    Staiths South Bank

    Gateshead

    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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