The Leisure Media Company Ltd
The Leisure Media Company Ltd
The Leisure Media Company Ltd

Home of 2030: six architects named on shortlist

The UK government has revealed the six finalists for its Home of 2030 initiative.

Launched in November 2019, the competition has been designed to encourage the best and brightest talents of the design industry to create environmentally sustainable, practical and scalable ideas for future homes.

A particular focus in deciding a winner will be on designs which support people to live independent, fulfilling lives as society ages.

The six teams on the final list are:

• Changebuilding, Perpendicular Architecture & humblebee, with ECOSystems Tech, COCIS and Arup. The team's Positive+ House seeks to maximise contribution to society and the environment, not just to minimise construction’s negative impact.

• HLM Architects with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre and Green Build, whose homes will be built using interchangeable parts with other homes, creating a circular economy in which little is wasted.

• Igloo Regeneration with Useful Projects, Expedition Engineers and Mawson Kerr Architects, for their proposed homes with simple frame structures and standardised components set amid walkable, vibrant neighbourhoods.

• Openstudio Architects, for its proposal for three building elements (a standardised housing module, an open ‘Loft’ and a circulation, storage and shared module) to be used in combination with three landscape elements (communal green space, small private gardens or upper level balconies and terraces, and front gardens) to create combinations of sustainable, age-friendly spaces.

• Outpost Architects and team, whose Janus home is constructed from 98 per cent organic biomass material (primarily timber and straw).

• Studio OPEN for promoting community and caring for others through a central garden shared between four homes that are built with locally sourced materials and timber construction methods to reduce environmental impact.

A winner will be chosen and, together with other selected finalists, will be introduced to Homes England development partners to explore the possibility of developing bids for a series of homes on Homes England land.

The six finalists have each received £40,000 of funding to help them develop detailed plans.

The announcement of the finalists follows the recent launch (in August 2020) of Planning for the Future – the Government’s overhaul of the planning system to deliver more high-quality, sustainable homes.

The reforms include our commitment to making tree-lined streets the norm and an ambition that new ‘zero carbon ready’ homes delivered under the new system will not require any future retrofitting.

“This competition demonstrates the best of British design being brought to bear on a key issue for today, and future generations: delivering homes that are good for the planet and that promote healthy, independent living for older generations," said housing minister Christopher Pincher.

The winner of this competition will set the standard for the homes of the future and all six finalists have already made an exciting contribution to the designs we will need in the UK and around the world.”

Alan Jones, president of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), added: “The UK urgently needs a broad mix of affordable, age-friendly and sustainable housing – and these shortlisted proposals provide exactly that.

"Through the clever configuration of private and public space, natural light and ventilation, intelligent use of materials and technologies – these cost-effective, low carbon homes show what’s possible when architects collaborate.”

To find out more about the Home 2030 competition, click here.

changebuilding  Perpendicular Architecture  humblebee  ECOSystems Tech  COCIS  Arup  HLM Architects 
The UK government has revealed the six finalists for its Home of 2030 initiative. Launched in November 2019, the competition has been designed to encourage the best and brightest talents of the design industry to create environmentally sustainable, practical and scalable ideas for future homes. A particular focus in deciding a winner will be on designs which support people to live independent, fulfilling lives as society ages. The six teams
CLD,WHM,PRO,ARC,DES,PUB
The Home of 2030 competition has prompted radical ideas / Home 2030/Igloo Regeneration, Useful Projects, Expedition Engineers and Mawson Kerr Architects
More news
News stories: 1 - 30 of 7782     
 
 
 
News stories: 1 - 30 of 7782     
 
 
 
company profile
Company profile: Art of Cryo
Art of Cryo is a new division of a renowned family business with 30 years’ experience in ultra-low temperature equipment. A 28-year old legacy of building the best quality solutions for whole-body cryotherapy is the foundation to offer our high performance cryo chambers - The Art of Cryo Vaultz®.
Try cladmag for free!
Sign up with CLAD to receive our regular ezine, instant news alerts, free digital subscriptions to CLADweek, CLADmag and CLADbook and to request a free sample of the next issue of CLADmag.
sign up
features
Bill Bensley specified techniques and products used in the 13th century when designing the Hành Huong Yên Tu Village
"Our palette was pared down to basics"

The Vietnamese village being created using historic methods

The Newspaper Cafe in Jinhua Architecture Park, China
Born in Kobe, Japan and later growing up in New York, Mori has become a trailblazer for women in architecture around the world
"Every decision you make, you should think seven generations ahead"

From a compressed earth cultural centre in Senegal to the sleek Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Mori’s work shares a clarity of purpose

The kilometre-long circulation promenade links all the major buildings in the Singapore Sports Hub, as well as the roof gardens and public spaces
"Farrells delivered a streamlined, zinc-clad structure that looks like the snout of a dolphin when viewed from one of the many high-rise apartment towers that overlook it"

Why shouldn’t sports facilities be beautiful? Across Asia, architects are creating landmark buildings for the public, discovers Christopher de Wolf

Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
To advertise in our catalogue gallery: call +44(0)1462 431385
features
Culture: Alexander Schwarz
Alexander Schwarz
"Our aim was to create a place celebrating public space and accessibility"

The opening of the James-Simon- Galerie on Berlin’s Museum Island completes two decades of work for David Chipperfield Architects. The lead designer talks us through the building

The first floor viewing gallery was reinstated at German Gymnasium, allowing for views of the impressive roof structure
Norden studied architecture at Westminster, before joining C&P in 1997. She completed her MA at the Royal College of Art in 2000
"We didn’t want in-your-face sporting references; just subtle things that allow you to tell a story"

The Conran & Partners director outlines the trends shaping hospitality design

The Muraka Villa at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island features an undersea bedroom with interiors by Yuji Yamazaki
"The Norwegian coast inhabits such beauty"

The world’s most ambitious underwater buildings

features
"Winning the Pritzker is a great joy and a great responsibility"

On winning the Pritzker Prize

Beckham signed for MLS franchise LA Galaxy a decade ago
Beckham has purchased the land he needs for a stadium
"Now’s the time for MLS to move forward in helping us deliver the soccer club that Miami has been waiting for"

Miami soccer stadium land sale gets approval

Kravitz’ Extreme WOW Suite
Kravitz and Starck worked on the project
"A cheeky interpretation of luxury hospitality"

Collaborate on the W Las Vegas

cladkit product news
Jaffe Holden helps bring Academy Museum of Motion Pictures alive
Jaffe Holden provided architectural acoustics for the Academy Museum
Magali Robathan
Acoustical consulting firm Jaffe Holden provided architectural acoustics and audio/video design services for the recently opened Academy Museum of Motion ...
Eco Resort Network conference to convene in Mauritius this May
The event will be hosted in the Mauritius in 2024
Megan Whitby
Hospitality industry event Eco Resort Network is set to take place at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel, Turtle Bay, Mauritius, from ...
Siminetti unveils iridescent decorative panelling range inspired by plants
The Clematis design
Megan Whitby
The Botanicals is Siminetti’s newest Mother of Pearl decorative panelling collection, inspired by the distinctive patterns found in botany and ...
cladkit product news
Eden project uses drones to spell out climate change warning
Magali Robathan
Almost 300 drones were used to signal an environmental message above the Eden Project’s biomes, during the UN Climate Change ...
Mather & Co and ITV unite to create Coronation Street Experience
Mather & Co has transformed the visitor centre into the ultimate haven for ardent Coronation Street viewers
Magali Robathan
Experience designers, Mather & Co, have orchestrated a remarkable collaboration with ITV to unveil the new Coronation Street Experience, a ...
Alberto Apostoli designs tech-forward Wellness Therapy furniture collection for Varaschin
The furniture collection draws on absolute geometries, pure lines, neutral colours and strong references to nature
Megan Whitby
Furniture manufacturer Varaschin has unveiled the new Wellness Therapy range, designed by Italian spa and wellness architect and designer Alberto ...
cladkit product news
Koto Design introduces wood-fired hot tub
Koto is known for crafting modular, energy-neutral cabins and homes
Katie Barnes
A striking wood-fired hot tub has been unveiled by Koto, an architecture and design studio which has a passion for ...
Codelocks develops new glass door smart lock
The new lock model allows facilities and building managers to create and manage access via an app or online portal
Megan Whitby
Codelocks has launched its first glass door smart lock to bring intelligent access control to modern spa, leisure, fitness and ...
Alberto Apostoli and Newform collaborate to launch the A.Zeta showerhead
The showerhead offers two modes; rainfall or waterfall
Megan Whitby
Italian architect Alberto Apostoli has renewed his partnership with Newform – an Italian wellness company – and designed A.Zeta. A.Zeta ...
x
Sign up with CLAD for regular news updates
The Leisure Media Company Ltd
The Leisure Media Company Ltd