Dwelle Micro Home…

Whilst researching affordable, adaptable houses I came across Manchester based company Dwelle. This company is an architectural practice which have designed solutions for affordable, adaptable houses, which have also recently won ‘small house of the year’ award at the British home awards for their micro-buildings. They have designed four different sized structures, all of the … Continue reading

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Framework

FrameWork: Joe Mepplelink, Adam Janusz, Onesieme Mouton, Wyatt Frantom This was my favourite design that I found in The Home House Project book. It wasn’t because it was the best looking, but was because of the detailing and relevance it had to my own project. The first thing that attracted me to this project was … Continue reading

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The Home House project: The future of Affordable housing

Last year when I was completing my literature and contextual review I was looking at affordable housing solution. As I needed to look at 5 books, 5 journals, 5 websites and so on I ordered a book of Amazon called The Home house project by Steve Badanes, David J.Brown, Ben Nicholson and Michael Sorkin. I … Continue reading

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What are the benefits of building with steel?

With my practice work for the MA I am looking at designing affordable modular housing. When I first mentioned this to my MA tutor he said look at Walter Segal and wooden beams, but something in the back of my mind was telling me to work with steel. So when I saw an article in … Continue reading

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An Introduction to modular…

I am interested in developing a concept which will enable me to design a solution for affordable and adaptable housing. I would like to take a modular approach as I believe this will allow the design to tackle the issues and concepts more beneficially. I have therefore started to develop my research in order to … Continue reading

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Adaptable housing…

How many times in your lifetime have you moved house? Why have you moved house? One of the most common reasons for people moving house is due to the lack of space. My parents on the other hand have never moved house and each time there was a shortage of space they adapted their house … Continue reading

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