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Estate of the NationCABE Design Council Debate 30.01.14
Alison Brooks Architects London
550 Estate Regeneration ABA homes currently underway…
Including collaborative projects with HTA & Lifschutz Davidson Sandi...
Housing = Urban Design & Cultural Artifact
= Social, Economic, Cultural Infrastructure
Estate Regeneration = Large Scale C...
Estate Regeneration:
• New Housing Models for Diverse neighbourhoods, 21st Century Lifestyles,
Individual and collective w...
Council Housing (Estate Regeneration) is now delivering the best quality
mixed urban development in the UK
due to Local Au...
‘Cultural artifact’
is a term used in the social sciences for anything created by humans that
gives meaningful information...
‘Cultural artifact’
is a term used in the social sciences for anything created by humans that
gives meaningful information...
London Borough of Brent
Tactics
= Restoring the Street : Scale, character and landscape
= Restoring Diversity of architecture, typology, demograph...
Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
DV5a&b
3B6PL-TerracedHouse
2Storey
NOTE-Windowanddoorpositionsare
indicativea...
Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
South Acton Estate London
Ealing Borough Council
Energy
Centre
South Acton Estate
Block 1
FIRST FLOOR
1:500
0 2 4 6 8 10 20
Energy
Centre
Bikes
Recycling
centre
Bins
Bikes...
South Kilburn Estate Regeneration, London
Alison Brooks Architects & Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands
London Borough of Brent
South Kilburn Estate Regeneration
ABA & Lifschutz Davidson
Sandilands
London Borough of Brent
21st C Architecture = Urbanism
South Kilburn Estate Regeneration
1960s towers on a podium
London is re-building itself: Estate Regeneration
The restored urban boulevard
Victorian Density
Groundscraper Housing:
The Mansion Block
6 storey Urban Terrace Mixed Dwelling Module
3B
3B
3B
3B
3B
4B
1B
1B
4B
2B
2B
3B
3B
6 storey Urban Terrace Mixed Dwelling Module
The 7 Storey Leaf Block
The Horizontal Tower: Family Housing,
Communal gardens
Groundscraper Housing:
The Modern Mansion Block
Council Housing (Estate Regeneration) is now delivering the best quality
mixed urban development in the UK
• Major landhol...
City-Building
Social, Economic, Physical Infrastructure
Cultural Artifact
Estate of the Nation…!
 Cabe Design Council -  Estate of the Nation by Alison Brooks
 Cabe Design Council -  Estate of the Nation by Alison Brooks
 Cabe Design Council -  Estate of the Nation by Alison Brooks
 Cabe Design Council -  Estate of the Nation by Alison Brooks
 Cabe Design Council -  Estate of the Nation by Alison Brooks
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 Cabe Design Council -  Estate of the Nation by Alison Brooks
 Cabe Design Council -  Estate of the Nation by Alison Brooks
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Cabe Design Council - Estate of the Nation by Alison Brooks

A presentation by Alison Brooks on housing estate regeneration.

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Cabe Design Council - Estate of the Nation by Alison Brooks

  1. 1. Estate of the NationCABE Design Council Debate 30.01.14 Alison Brooks Architects London
  2. 2. 550 Estate Regeneration ABA homes currently underway… Including collaborative projects with HTA & Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands Estate of the Nation
  3. 3. Housing = Urban Design & Cultural Artifact = Social, Economic, Cultural Infrastructure Estate Regeneration = Large Scale Catalysts for Social, Economic and Cultural Regeneration What are the key principles that have impacted on your design approach to housing estate regeneration? Estate of the Nation
  4. 4. Estate Regeneration: • New Housing Models for Diverse neighbourhoods, 21st Century Lifestyles, Individual and collective well-being • Restores the Street as recognisable civic and social rooms with private thresholds • Local Authority as commissioning body is Key – stewardship & the long term view • Wider social and economic uplift Estate of the Nation
  5. 5. Council Housing (Estate Regeneration) is now delivering the best quality mixed urban development in the UK due to Local Authority initiatives and delivery partnerships with the private sector • Major landholders • Stewards safeguarding the future infrastructure of their citizens • Aspirational in quality of architecture • Enablers of streamlined planning •THE NEXT STEP: Safeguard the delivery stages – Estate of the Nation One topical thought on the future of council housing
  6. 6. ‘Cultural artifact’ is a term used in the social sciences for anything created by humans that gives meaningful information about the culture of its creators and users.
  7. 7. ‘Cultural artifact’ is a term used in the social sciences for anything created by humans that gives meaningful information about the culture of its creators and users.
  8. 8. London Borough of Brent
  9. 9. Tactics = Restoring the Street : Scale, character and landscape = Restoring Diversity of architecture, typology, demographic = Introducing Identity, Transparency = Rediscovering local character & translating this = Introducing civic landscapes - the Square = Celebrating Civic, Private and Communal Thresholds to“home” Estate of the Nation
  10. 10. Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
  11. 11. Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
  12. 12. Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
  13. 13. Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
  14. 14. Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
  15. 15. Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
  16. 16. Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
  17. 17. Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan DV5a&b 3B6PL-TerracedHouse 2Storey NOTE-Windowanddoorpositionsare indicativeatthisstageandaresubject tochangefollowingelevation&massing development PRIVATE&INTERMEDIATE OriginalprintedatA3 Drawing: Drawn: DateCreated: Scale: Title: DOLLISVALLEYREGENERATIONRevision Client: DateIssue AlisonBrooksArchitectsLtd Unit610HighgateStudios53/79HighgateRoadLondonNW51TL T02072679777F02072679772Einfo@alisonbrooksarchitects.com Project:Notes 1.Donotscaledrawings.Alldimensionstobecheckedon site.Errorstobereportedtoarchitect.Tobereadin conjunctionwithallrelevantarchitectsservicesand engineersdrawings. 2.Contractors,sub-contractorsandsupplierstoverifyany criticaldimensionsonsitepriortofabricationofanybuilding element.Anydiscrepanciestobereportedtothearchitect. 3.Thisdrawingtobereadinconjunctionwithallrelevant specifications,engineersandspecialistsconsultants informationandanydiscrepanciesreportedpriorto installation. RevisionDateIssue COUNTRYSIDEPROPERTIESANDL&Q 1:200@A3 ABA DV53B6PL-TERRACEDHOUSEELEVATION 2304_312 25-01-11 0246810 *RevisionB A31.01.11ISSUEDFORREVIEW PRELIMINARY B01.02.11ISSUEDFORREVIEW A B
  18. 18. Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
  19. 19. Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
  20. 20. Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
  21. 21. Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
  22. 22. Dollis Valley Estate Regeneration Masterplan
  23. 23. South Acton Estate London Ealing Borough Council
  24. 24. Energy Centre South Acton Estate Block 1 FIRST FLOOR 1:500 0 2 4 6 8 10 20 Energy Centre Bikes Recycling centre Bins Bikes Bins South Acton Estate Block 1 GROUND FLOOR 1:500 0 2 4 6 8 10 20
  25. 25. South Kilburn Estate Regeneration, London Alison Brooks Architects & Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands London Borough of Brent
  26. 26. South Kilburn Estate Regeneration ABA & Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands London Borough of Brent
  27. 27. 21st C Architecture = Urbanism South Kilburn Estate Regeneration
  28. 28. 1960s towers on a podium London is re-building itself: Estate Regeneration
  29. 29. The restored urban boulevard
  30. 30. Victorian Density
  31. 31. Groundscraper Housing: The Mansion Block
  32. 32. 6 storey Urban Terrace Mixed Dwelling Module
  33. 33. 3B 3B 3B 3B 3B 4B 1B 1B 4B 2B 2B 3B 3B 6 storey Urban Terrace Mixed Dwelling Module
  34. 34. The 7 Storey Leaf Block The Horizontal Tower: Family Housing, Communal gardens
  35. 35. Groundscraper Housing: The Modern Mansion Block
  36. 36. Council Housing (Estate Regeneration) is now delivering the best quality mixed urban development in the UK • Major landholders • Aspirational in quality of architecture • Stewards safeguarding the future infrastructure of our cities • Enablers of streamlined planning •THE NEXT STEP: Safeguard the delivery stages – Estate of the Nation One topical thought on the future of council housing
  37. 37. City-Building Social, Economic, Physical Infrastructure Cultural Artifact Estate of the Nation…!

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