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SPACE TO GROW: RIBA COMPETITION

@ E2 Architecture,  2013

LOCATION: THEORETICAL SITE, UK

 

 

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Completed at E2 Architecture, Space to Grow was our response to an open competition brief launched by Wates Giving and in collaboration with the RIBA entitled ''Housing for a Private Rental Market''. The competition aimed to explore the growing demand for specifically designed privately rented suburban neighbourhood developments.

 

The concept ‘Space to Grow’ applied at all scales across a 10 hector  suburban site, from the large array of interconnected community spaces and pedestrian focused ‘homezones’ to the multi-functional nature of the residential units themselves. The focus was to provide a community for life, where homes remain functional through changing demands and diverse neighbourhoods have the accommodation and amenities available to facilitate (and therefore maintain) families over generations. The result is a sustainable community dynamic, sustainable infrastructure and affordable rental property of exceptional quality.

 

THE 'HOMEZONE' - FACILITATING COMMUNITY INTERACTION

This body of work was completed at E2 Architecture. Working in a design team, personal responsibilies were research, design development, prodction of all imagery and completion of the final presentation package.

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