Alternative housing models

The Urban Design Group, in London, is a campaigning membership organisation which cares about the quality of life and the centrality of urban design in our cities, towns and villages.

On 23rd May it will be holding a seminar on ‘Alternative Housing Models’. This will explore the alternatives on offer, examining the potential for better urban design through different procurement and ownership models.

  • The seminar will start off with ‘Self-build and plot-based urbanism’, by Gus Zogolovitch, from National Self-Build
  • Maria Brenton (UKCN) will talk about the OWCH project
  • Patrick Devlin (Cohousing Woodside’s architect) will discuss ‘Cohousing Design’
  • Bruce Moore (Hanover) will consider ‘The housing association perspective’
  • The evening will be concluded by Stephen Hill (C20 Futureplanners) on ‘Market failure – who are the real ‘Clients of Place’?
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