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Be at Newhall, Newhall, Essex, United Kingdom

Friday 12 Sep 2008

Shaping modern housing

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Alison Brooks use angles to shape a new wave of housing in Newhall Development 

British homebuilder, Linden Homes, has partnered with award winning architect Alison Brooks to contribute to the visionary development of Newhall, in Essex. Be at Newhall forms part of an aspirational new neighbourhood on the outskirts of Harlow, where some of Europe’s leading architects have played a key role in creating stylish living spaces for today’s lifestyles. Newhall has become synomous with modern living, combining natural beauty with innovative design.

Alison Brooks, comments: “The scheme we have created for Linden Homes seeks to create new domestic typologies drawn from the powerful rural buildings found in the Essex landscape.

“Traditional roof forms have been abstracted into new geometries which allow rooms in the roof, to provide the optimum location for solar panels and to permit sunlight into the gardens.”

Local bricks, timber weatherboarding, slate tiles and zinc roofing all integrate the homes with the regional style, whilst the abstract angles help to create a strong balance of tradition and innovation.

The collection of 85 one, two and three bedroom apartments, two and three bedroom courtyard homes and three and four bedroom detached villas, are currently under construction. The show home is expected to open in Autumn 2008, with the first homes to be occupied by early 2009.

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