Housing market renewal
Discusses the big issues affecting housing market renewal such as design quality, sustainability, heritage, procurement and delivery.
Explored issues around the refurbishment of existing housing in the housing market renewal programme, with an emphasis on the environmental and social sustainability implications.
Special event featuring presentations of design strategies by pathfinders, and an exhibition of best practice in housing market renewal.
Focused on the role of public space in housing market renewal, and included presentations and workshops on funding models for public space.
Concentrated on tools, processes and strategies for delivering a high-quality public realm, prior to the launch of the Manual for streets.
Focused on design coding and strategic urban design, and included presentations on the Thames Gateway Identity Project and the Emscher Landschaftspark.
Explored the different perspectives of the public and private sectors in market renewal, and included case studies in setting design standards through a procurement process.
Focused on design issues at the city and neighbourhood scale, using the example of the Holbeck area in Leeds.
Included presentations on Oldham-Rochdale Partners in Action’s approach to developer procurement, emerging research on developer panel procurement, and site visits to Oldham and Rochdale.
Special event exploring the lessons learned from a long-standing programme of housing-led regeneration in the Gorbals area of Glasgow.
Included presentations on the Urban Living Birmingham-Sandwell pathfinder programme and the Environment Agency’s role in housing market renewal.