March 29
|
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|

Thinking Outside the Box: A Debate On the Role of Microhousing in Tackling London’s Housing Crisis

In a city where land and space are at a premium, the idea of building homes with smaller unit sizes is gaining traction, particularly as a way of ensuring young professionals are not priced out of central London. The ‘microhousing’ option is not, however, without criticism. RIBA has described new builds which fail to meet minimum size standards as “rabbit hutches”.

This event will explore the role that microhousing could play in tackling London’s shortage of homes, and will explore the opportunities and challenges of building smaller homes at scale.

Can efficient design really make up for limited space? Does the ‘micro’ lifestyle appeal beyond single young professionals? How would new microhomes impact existing neighbourhoods? And how should local authorities respond to these new approaches to housing design and delivery?

Join a line-up of expert panelists for what promises to be an informative and lively debate. Attendees will have the opportunity to contextualise these ideas by viewing U+I’s prototype Townflats after the discussion closes.

Please register using the link below.  This event is open to the public and free to attend.

DETAILS

Costs:

Free, registration required

Hours:

18:00 - 20:00

Contact:

Organiser:

Centre for London

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT:

Location: U+I, London

Loading Map....

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Timber City

Timber City explores the many advantages offered by cutting-edge methods of timber construction.

September 22 - May 21

National Building Museum, Washington, DC

STADIUMS PAST AND FUTURE

Stadiums: Past and Future explores the facilities cities have built to host the Games, curated by Geraint John, senior advisor at sports architects Populous.

October 13 - May 7

The Olympic Museum, Lausanne

Don’t Move, Improve! 2017 - Winners Announcement

Winners announcement and private view of Don’t Move, Improve! 2017, celebrating London’s best-designed and most innovative home extensions completed in the last two years.

January 27 - March 29

NLA, The Building Centre, London

Our Events Calendar

<< Mar 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2