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Housing design seminar: Birmingham 16 July 2015

Housing design seminar: Birmingham 16 July 2015.


Presentations from the Homes and Communities Agency’s housing design seminar held at Birmingham City University in Birmingham on 16 July 2015.

The event informed and inspired partners to deliver high quality and well-designed places and included

  • the latest national picture in terms of policy development and the Housing Standards Review
  • case studies from registered providers who have successfully delivered good quality new homes
  • information from local authorities how they can provide design quality in a changing policy environment

Download presentations:

The Midlands Perspective - Lindsey Richards (PDF, 2.16MB, 18 pages)

Housing design: national picture - Ruth McCarthy (PDF, 2MB, 21 pages)

A Solihull perspective on residential streets - Emily Walsh (PDF, 1.09MB, 29 pages)

Birmingham’s growth and design agenda - Simon Delahunty-Forrest (PDF, 14.4MB, 60 pages)

Delivering affordable housing alongside outright sale - Steve Dallaway (PDF, 7.77MB, 21 pages)

Supporting health through landscape intervention - Richard Coles (PDF, 3.84MB, 21 pages)

Lawley Sustainable urban extension - Michael Barker (PDF, 1.66MB, 19 pages)

Design codes, A local authority perspective - Lisa Richards (PDF, 945KB, 14 pages)

Quality homes & offsite solutions - Alan Clucas (PDF, 4.75MB, 30 pages)

Delivering high quality development - Pranali Parikh (PDF, 3.94MB, 16 pages)

The developer perspective - Dave Bullock (PDF, 3.31MB, 23 pages)

Published 6 August 2015