social housing

bernardo horta designs low-tech timber modules for a shared living community in brazil

bernardo horta designs low-tech timber modules for a shared living community in brazil

designed for the village of aracati, the project aims to help develop the local community while recovering their cultural traditions. The post bernardo horta designs low-tech timber modules for a
lucía and abelardo villers build staggered terraced houses within sloping site in mexico

lucía and abelardo villers build staggered terraced houses within sloping site in mexico

viller's design utilizes the incline, generating indoor and outdoor spaces without wasting any square meter. The post lucía and abelardo villers build staggered terraced houses within sloping site in
R/UDO improves the drainage infrastructure of an unplanned settlement in jakarta

R/UDO improves the drainage infrastructure of an unplanned settlement in jakarta

the project marks the second housing prototype that offers better living spaces for local residents. The post R/UDO improves the drainage infrastructure of an unplanned settlement in jakarta appeared
a 60cm void brings natural light and ventilation to an informal settlement in jakarta

a 60cm void brings natural light and ventilation to an informal settlement in jakarta

the housing prototype by R/UDO + studio cikini aims to improve living standards through simple yet effective design strategies. The post a 60cm void brings natural light and ventilation to an informal
manuel cervantes estudio creates bioclimatic social housing for workers in salazar, mexico

manuel cervantes estudio creates bioclimatic social housing for workers in salazar, mexico

this salazar rural housing is an energy-efficient residence that seeks to eliminate the limits between the interior and the exterior. The post manuel cervantes estudio creates bioclimatic social
d’houndt + bajart extends an ‘eccentric’ french villa into eight social housing units

d’houndt + bajart extends an ‘eccentric’ french villa into eight social housing units

first built in the 1930s, the historical building has recently undergone an extensive renovation and extension project. The post d’houndt + bajart extends an ‘eccentric’ french villa into eight social
Cramped ‘studio flat’ inside shop warehouse where nine people lived

Cramped ‘studio flat’ inside shop warehouse where nine people lived

It was built in such poor quality it 'posed a serious risk to life'.
LOHA transforms a vacant lot in los angeles into housing for the formerly homeless

LOHA transforms a vacant lot in los angeles into housing for the formerly homeless

the project provides 26-units of permanent and affordable housing to formerly homeless individuals and low-income households. The post LOHA transforms a vacant lot in los angeles into housing for the
SANAA’s completed social housing complex in paris photographed by vincent hecht

SANAA’s completed social housing complex in paris photographed by vincent hecht

the residential scheme comprises four separate buildings — each rendered in a brilliant white finish. The post SANAA’s completed social housing complex in paris photographed by vincent hecht appeared
Grenfell witnesses will not have their evidence used against them

Grenfell witnesses will not have their evidence used against them

Decision clears way for staff involved in fitting dangerous cladding to testify at inquiry Witnesses at the Grenfell Tower public inquiry will be allowed to give evidence without incriminating
Rebecca Long-Bailey challenges rivals on housing as Labour race gets personal

Rebecca Long-Bailey challenges rivals on housing as Labour race gets personal

Leadership hopeful urges Nandy and Starmer to pledge 100,000 council homes a yearRebecca Long-Bailey has publicly called on her rivals in the Labour leadership race to support a pledge to build more
Renting conditions making millions sick or suffer stress or anxiety

Renting conditions making millions sick or suffer stress or anxiety

Survey reveals sky-high prices and poor living conditions causing stress and anxietyPrivate renting is making millions of people ill with almost half of England’s 8.5 million renters experiencing
Opposition parties jostle for pole position on affordable housing | Jane Dudman

Opposition parties jostle for pole position on affordable housing | Jane Dudman

The Lib Dems and the Greens promise 100,000 new social homes, while Labour pledges 50,000 on top of 100,000 council housesPatrick Butler: We’ve had 10 years of misery. Only the Tories offer no
Private renters spend £11,000,000,000 more than they can afford on rent

Private renters spend £11,000,000,000 more than they can afford on rent

More than a third (37 per cent) of the £11 billion ‘overspend’ is being shouldered by the poorest fifth of households.
Labour targets renters with pledge of 100,000 council houses a year

Labour targets renters with pledge of 100,000 council houses a year

Plan to borrow £75bn to fund affordable homes may appeal to those in private rental sectorDanielle Morey, 28, has a problem in common with millions of other voters in Britain today: she can’t afford
Legal & General agrees tie-up to build 3,500 affordable homes

Legal & General agrees tie-up to build 3,500 affordable homes

UK insurer to work with 14 housing associations in attempt to ease property crisisThe UK insurer Legal & General has teamed up with 14 housing associations to build 3,000 affordable homes
francisco pardo develops an adaptable social housing prototype for rural mexico

francisco pardo develops an adaptable social housing prototype for rural mexico

realized as part of a research program, the prototype offers a modest residence that can be adapted according to the specific needs of a family. The post francisco pardo develops an adaptable social
Labour’s pledge for carbon neutral homes will require a revolution—but it’s possible

Labour’s pledge for carbon neutral homes will require a revolution—but it’s possible

All UK homes built from 2022 onwards would be carbon neutral under a Labour government, according to a recent election pledge by the party.
Welcome to Manc-hattan: how the city sold its soul for luxury skyscrapers

Welcome to Manc-hattan: how the city sold its soul for luxury skyscrapers

Giant towers are sprouting up all over Manchester. But how will sky lounges and penthouse olive groves help the city’s rocketing homelessness problem?‘Hell upon Earth” is how Friedrich Engels
'Future relics': the painter capturing the beauty of council houses

'Future relics': the painter capturing the beauty of council houses

Frank Laws’s Hopperesque watercolours depict the individual character of east London’s most impressive – and everyday – buildings, as gentrification threatens their very existenceFrom Mike Leigh’s