© Greenwich Peninsula residential development by Allies and Morrison
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Out of Hand: Materialising the Digital
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Lightspace California, Where Lighting Meets Architecture
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Planning for Housing - Northern Edition
The annual event for key players within the public and private sectors to gather and addre
Smart Cities and Communities: Achieving Smart Urban Growth
Governments around the globe are continually working to make urbanisation more manageable
On May 23rd a gathering of like-minded visionaries and innovators will assemble in central London to tackle the main issues underlying London’s housing crisis
London’s housing crisis is reaching a critical point as supply continues to lag behind demand. Many prospective buyers are being priced out of the market with average house prices in the capital increasing by more than 7% over the year to December 2016 according to the Office for National Statistics, with the average price in London now £484,000.
Increasingly prospective buyers are resigned to never being able to afford to buy their own home.
At the same time, renting is increasing. According to PWC the proportion of households renting in London has already passed the 50% mark.
As pressure on available space continues to mount developers in London will have to consider a wide range of possible options including low cost, high density solutions to solve the capital’s housing issues.
Against this backdrop World Architecture News are running the WAN Urban Challen