The life-long interest in the importance of an approach to design and architecture of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is well known. He has written a 2,000 word article for The Architectural Review (AR).
The Prince addresses his primary concern about finding a sustainable solution to issues of urban development and global population growth.
The Prince argues that architects need to reconnect with a deeper and more resonant sense of tradition. He argues that this has shaped lives, landscapes and communities over centuries. He also believes that Nature has much to teach us through its patterns and processes, and that we ignore its lessons at our peril. Read More
The Government have announced details of the areas shortlisted to become the first flagship housing zones in England.
29 areas outside London has been published in a shortlist. This shortlist have already bid to become one of 10 housing zones. These new zones will find it easier and quicker to build new homes on brownfield sites.
This forms a central element of the government’s long term economic plan of “Getting Britain building” . Since 2010 over half a million new homes have been provided, including more than 200,000 affordable homes. Read more on the The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists website.