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The FLEX research project workshops commenced with specialists workshop in early July.
The first activity in the FLEX research project will take place in early July.
Over 60 officers received training in two sessions introducing Building for Life delivered in March.
Northern Architecture is part of a team who has recently been awarded Arts & Humanities Research Council funding through the Community, Culture & Design theme of their Connected Communities Research Programme.
A review, commissioned by the HCA, to help investment partners, project commissioners, local authorities and designers decide which design guidance and advice would be most useful for their project.
Design Council CABE have investigated the crime experience of contemporary housing schemes and created six case studies of what works and what could work better, to help designers and other stakeholders create safe, attractive neighbourhoods. The research analyses different design approaches to issues such as parking, management and maintenance and design quality.
Newcastle's skyline was transformed in the 1960s by the Cruddas Park high rises which became home to thousands of social tenants. Now decades on and council chiefs are again behind big plans for the West End of the city. From The Chronicle.
England faces a shortfall of 750,000 homes by 2025 according to a new report from ippr. New analysis of official government projections show that if the economy bounces back the gap between supply and demand could be equivalent to the entire housing demand of the populations of Birmingham, Liverpool and Newcastle combined.
Housing Minister Grant Shapps today kicked off a local housebuilding revolution where communities who go for growth by building new homes reap the benefits and at the same time deliver a much needed economic boost to their local area.