16 Feb '17, 5pm

Social housing can be beautiful and sustainable, like the Kings Road Affordable Flats

Social housing can be beautiful and sustainable, like the Kings Road Affordable Flats

Correspondent Donna asks “Is there any one out there willing to work with those who are not of the 1%? I am beginning to think those of us that don't have a cool mil sitting around, have to settle for an abandoned tiny house or a cave to retire to.” Yes Donna, there are lots of people designing very green, very sustainable housing for people to retire to. There are co-housing projects where people do it together; There are social housing projects built by non-profits and social agencies that are often wonderful projects. I recently discovered this project, built almost 10 years ago by Modece Architects in the UK that got me really excited; I don’t know how I missed it all this time. © Modece Architects The project combines timber construction, low technology M + E services and plant life which creates a beautiful low energy, ecological building. Full height planting screen...

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