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RIBA Reveals Shortlist for Neave Brown Award for Housing

07:30 - 26 July, 2019
RIBA Reveals Shortlist for Neave Brown Award for Housing, Eddington Lot 1, Cambridge / WilkinsonEyre with Mole Architects. Image © Jack Hobhouse
Eddington Lot 1, Cambridge / WilkinsonEyre with Mole Architects. Image © Jack Hobhouse

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has revealed the shortlist for the first Neave Brown Award for Housing, named in honor of architect Neave Brown who passed away in January 2018. The four housing developments span London, Cambridge, and Norwich, and were all winners of a 2019 RIBA Regional Award.

HTA Design to Lead Regeneration of Aylesbury Estate in London

00:00 - 2 May, 2014
HTA Design to Lead Regeneration of Aylesbury Estate in London, View of the first phase of the development. Image Courtesy of HTA Design
View of the first phase of the development. Image Courtesy of HTA Design

Developer Notting Hill Housing Trust have selected HTA Design to lead the regeneration of London's infamous Aylesbury Estate. HTA will work on the masterplan for the entire site, and have also been selected as the lead architects for the first stage of the , working alongside Hawkins Brown and Mae Architects.

The £1.5 billion redevelopment will see the iconic post-war estate torn down and reconstructed in stages over the next 20 years, with different architects working on the detail design for each stage. In total the masterplan provides for 4,200 homes, a significant increase over the 2,704 in the existing estate.

Read on for more on the Aylesbury Estate and its regeneration

Dolls’ House Designs for KIDS Unveiled

01:00 - 13 October, 2013
Dolls’ House Designs for KIDS Unveiled, Adjaye Associates. Image Courtesy of A Dolls' House
Adjaye Associates. Image Courtesy of A Dolls' House

Inspired by the dolls’ house that Edwin Lutyens designed for The British Empire Exhibition in 1922, twenty British practices are each designing a contemporary dolls’ house in aid of the disabled childrens’ charity KIDS. Each version will sit on a 750mm square plinth to be auctioned at Bonham's on the 11th November and contains one feature which would make life easier for a disabled child. Among the participating practices is Zaha Hadid Architects and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. FAT will also be working with Turner Prize recipient Grayson Perry CBE, and Studio Egret West with artist Andrew Logan.

See all the entries after the break...

Karakusevic Carson and David Chipperfield to Design Residential Towers in London

00:00 - 30 January, 2013
Existing Colville Estate via Estates Gazette
Existing Colville Estate via Estates Gazette

Karakusevic Carson and David Chipperfield have been announced as the “preferred bidder” for a pair of residential towers the East London district of Shoreditch. As reported on BDOnline, the £25 million project at Colville Estate will rise up to 14 and 20 stories high to replace the existing 1950‘s low-rise buildings. This will be the second and last phase of the largest council-backed housing development in London and the first UK mass housing project for Chipperfield.

More on Colville Estate after the break.