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Housing case studies

  • The MailboxThe Mailbox, Birmingham

    The Mailbox development in Birmingham transformed a 1960s concrete monolith into a distinctive landmark, comprising office and retail space, apartments, leisure facilities and public areas. Designed by Associated Architects.

  • OakridgeOakridge, Basingstoke

    Oakridge is a village-style development of homes and community amenities, built to replace a 1960s estate. Designed by HTA Architects.

  • Waterstone ParkWaterstone Park, Greenhithe, Kent

    The Waterstone Park housing development has a contemporary, elegant character, with homes arranged to take advantage of the views from the hilltop site. Designed by Gardner Stewart Architects.

  • Cala DomusCala Domus, Newhall, Harlow

    Contemporary architecture, colourful materials and pedestrian friendly streets create a strong sense of place for the Cala Domus housing development. Designed by PCKO Architects and Roger Evans Associates.

  • Miller's YardMiller's Yard, Cranbrook

    The houses within Miller's Yard complement the industrial scale and setting of the windmill as well as the traditional Kentish designs of local cottages. Designed by C03 Architects.

  • Val Alen BuildingVan Alen Building, Brighton

    The Val Alen Building is a highly modern development of apartments that also complements the history and character of Brighton's Marine Parade. Designed by PRC Fewster.

  • Timber WharfTimber Wharf, Manchester

    The uncompromisingly modern design of the Timber Wharf apartment block is softened by sophisticated hard and soft landscaping. Designed by Glenn Howells Architects.

  • The ManorThe Manor, Lower Earley, Reading

    Described by Building for Life judges as 'a local quality benchmark', The Manor housing development combines distinctive architectural character with rich landscaping. Designed by John Thomson and Partners.

  • Staiths South BankStaiths South Bank, Gateshead

    Creative landscaping and social spaces encourage interaction between residents of the Staiths South Bank housing development. Designed by Ian Darby Partnership, Hemingwaydesign and Glen Kemp.

  • The Round FoundryThe Round Foundry, Leeds

    A combination of building restoration and new developments has turned the Round Foundry area of Leeds into a thriving contemporary quarter with a strong historic character. Designed by BDP.