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Thu 06/10/22, 9.30am–12.30pm
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Considering how to achieve outcome focussed design that will help you speed through planning, including working with the community through co-design and community design panels.

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Wed 30/11/22, 9.30am–12.30pm
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Looking at the different types of homes you may wish to see built, which are needed where and top design tips for each, including an update on the Small Sites Programme.

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Tue 17/01/23, 9.30am–12.30pm
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Looking at the many design tools available that can help you achieve great homes and neighbourhoods including masterplans, design codes, and parameter plans.

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Wed 22/02/23, 9.30am–12.30pm
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Covering the practicalities of home delivery – reviewing design, writing bids, procurement and managing relationships.

Thu 30/03/23, 9.30am–12.30pm
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This session helps you draw lessons to feed into future development, evaluating both homes and the places they help create.

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Tue 17/05/22, 9.30am–12.30pm
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An all-round introduction to housing design, from how a development links to the wider community through to how a home is designed.

Agenda

09.45 Registration

10.00 Welcome & Overview – Why does housing design matter?

  • Understand the importance of home design and how it fits into good placemaking. Setting home design in context, looking at challenges and trends, Tom Copley (GLA)

Key characteristics of good housing design - Exploring the three key levels of housing development – relationship to the wider neighbourhood, the parts of a development and the design of the home.

10.15 Wider – Relating a development to the neighbourhood knitting the development into the wider physical, social and economic context, Esther Kurland (UDL)

  • Case Study – Wider Level: Hackney Gardens, LB Hackney, Charles Jabre (DLA Architecture)
  • Q&A

Comfort break

10.45 Site – How can the parts of a development work together well? Looning at types and tenures, outside and inside spaces focussing on design for people, recycling and waste, Kruti Patel (Metropolitan Workshop)

  • Case Study – Site level: Beechwood Mews, LB Barnet, Phil Hamilton (Peter Barber Architects)
  • Q&A

11.10 Home – Understanding aspects of good design in the home environment, Mellis Haward (Archio Ltd.)

  • Case Study – Home level: Sutherland Road, Walthamstow, Kim Walker (Levitt Bernstein)
  • Q&A

Comfort break

11.40 Annotation Exercise

  • Practical exercise in breakout groups annotating drawings to explore learning on the three levels of design, feeding back to the wider group.

12.20 Bringing design to life

  • Understand how the principles are used in practice within policy and guidance to deliver homes and places fit for London, and how these are being embedded in projects funded by the GLA, Elliot Kemp (GLA) & Alison Mayer (GLA)
  • Q&A

12.45 Wrap up & Close

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