Trafford Design Code

Gardens and Small Spaces

Bonn Square, Oxford

Bonn Square, Oxford by Graham Massie In retaining that which is essential and of historic value, and by folding a taut sandstone surface over its currently fragmented extent, the resultant space achieves a spatial clarity and a dialogue with the material fabric of Oxford, while multiple surface textures allows for a subtle patterning and articulation …

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Brick House, Birmingham

Brick House, Port Loop, Birmingham by Glenn Howells for Urban Splash The 43-acre site of the Port Loop masterplan is circled by historic canals – the Birmingham Canal Old Line and the Birmingham Canal – and lies 15 minutes’ walk along tow paths from the city centre. The new homes, designed by Glenn Howells Architects …

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Derwenthorpe by Studio Partington for Joseph Rowntree Foundation Derwenthorpe was one of the first large-scale low carbon communities in northern England. Its ‘green’ heating and hot water system is at the heart of the development. The community uses a district heating system. Heating and hot water is efficiently distributed to all homes by the predominantly …

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Altrincham Town Centre

by Planit IE and Civic Engineers for Trafford Council The use of consistent and high quality materials harmonise the public realm adding to the identity of the town centre. Pedestrian priority principles are adopted throughout the public spaces to redress the balance between vehicles and pedestrians while fulfilling the operational requirements of the markets and …

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