Case studies

Hundreds of examples of how high quality design affects our lives every day, with expert evaluations of what works and what doesn't in each case.

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  • Angell Town Phase 1Angell Town Phase 1, Brixton, London

    The involvement of residents in the redevelopment of the Angell Town housing estate has created a strong sense of community ownership. Designed by Burrell Foley Fischer.

  • Ocean WharfOcean Wharf, East London

    The subtle and elegant profile of the Ocean Wharf apartment blocks acts as a counterpoint to the heavier feel of other Docklands developments. Designed by Jestico+Whiles.

  • Deansgate QuayDeansgate Quay, Manchester

    The Deansgate Quay apartment blocks have a strong industrial identity, with glazed projections and steel bridges that reflect the area's industrial past. Designed by Stephenson Bell Architects.

  • Rockmill Lane, Leamington SpaRockmill Lane, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

    The design of the Rockmill housing development takes inspiration from its riverside location and the adjacent listed water mill. Designed by Wilson Connolly.

  • Raynhams CourtRaynhams Court, Saffron Walden

    At Raynham Court, historical materials and skills were used to create new homes that respect the character of the surrounding conservation area. Designed by The Johns Practice.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Brooklyn Academy of Music Cultural District, New YorkBrooklyn Academy of Music Cultural District, New York, Brooklyn, New York, USA

    The Brooklyn Academy of Music Cultural District uses high-profile, cutting-edge architecture to celebrate culture and the arts. Masterplan by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Rem Koolhaas/OMA.

  • Crown StreetCrown Street, Glasgow

    The regeneration of the Crown Street area of Glasgow has created a highly liveable neighbourhood with well-placed community facilities and attractive public spaces. Masterplan by CZWG Architects.

  • Pepys EstatePepys Estate, Deptford, London

    The Pepys Estate takes advantage of its riverside setting with well-designed green spaces for use by residents and the public. Designed by bptw partnership.