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Aarhus residence, Denmark

Aarhus residence, Denmark by CEBRA  when designing these new apartment buildings in aarhus, denmark, CEBRA architecture began with one of the most important spaces for a community: the street. the project draws from the history of the neighborhood and samples distinctive architectural elements from the surrounding urban context. the result is a community of 146 residences that feels cozy, welcoming, and …

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Aura, great kneighton

Aura, Great Kneighton by Tate Hindle for Countryside Properties Aura is an example of how good new housing communities can be if a local authority put all their effort behind them and refuse to accept the disappointing norm. It is developed on land owned by Cambridge City Council who have been working for more than …

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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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The Avenue in Saffron Walden

The Avenue by Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects for Hill This  development inserts 76 new homes into a conservation area in a historic market town and preserves a lime-tree avenue and a listed water tower, creating a beautiful setting for popular homes. In addition to large detached houses, it includes affordable family houses and smaller homes …

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Hortham Village

Hortham Village by Barratt Homes The Hortham Village demonstrates how to create a place by simply retaining a large amount of existing landscape within the project boundary. A striking amount of mature large trees have been retained by creating a master plan around the existing site conditions. Despite a relatively standard housing architecture, the overall …

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