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Homes and Neighbourhoods for All – Urbanism and Affordable Housing in the UK

February 12 @ 13:30 18:00 GMT

Venue: Karakusevic Carson Architects Unit E03, The Biscuit Factory, 100 Clement Road London, SE16 4DG United Kingdom Afternoon seminar following on from the AoU’s hugely successful 2019 Congress in Eindhoven. This event will explore a range of local authority and community-led affordable housing models from London and beyond. Through a combination of presentations and panel discussions we will discuss how the delivery of affordable homes and neighbourhoods is responding to the ever changing UK policy and funding context. This event is kindly hosted at Karakusevic Carson Architects at their studio in Bermondsey, London.
Programme
13:30
Registration Tea and coffee
14:00
Welcome and introduction Tony Reddy, Chair, AoU and Paul Karakusevic, Partner, Karakusevic Carson Architects
14:05
A brief look back at the Eindhoven congress Biljana Savic, Director, AoU
14:15
AoU Housing Paper Launch
Better housing for the 21st century
Dr Nicholas Falk, Director, URBED Trust
Session 1: Council-led affordable housing
14:20
Introduction to session Janet Sutherland AoU (session chair)
14:25
Sheffield Housing Company John Clephan, Director, Sheffield Housing Company
14:40
Affordable housing in Croydon Zohra Chiheb, Regeneration Manager, LB Croydon
14:55
Q&A
15:15
Tea & Coffee
Session 2: Community building and the co-production of affordable housing and place
15:30
Introduction to session Stephen Hill, Chair, UK Cohousing Network (session chair)
15:35
Community-led initiatives in London – St Clements Hospital site, the Mayor’s Small Sites Programme, and other London affordable housing campaigns Calum Green, Director, London CLT
15:50
Co-producing regeneration in Newham – The story of Custom House Sib Trigg, Architect, People’s Empowerment Alliance of Custom House (PEACH)
16:00
The story of UK’s largest cohousing project in Bridport Jim Hudson, Researcher, LSE + Monika King, Bridport CLT
16:15
Q&A
Session 3: Is achieving affordable and well designed homes and places mission impossible?
16:40
Introduction to session Paul Hackett, Director, Smith Institute (session chair)
16:50
Where next for affordable housing in the UK?
  • Lord Richard Best OBE
  • Paul Hackett, CEO, Optivo Homes
  • Mary Parsons, Group Director, Placemaking and Regeneration, Places for People and Chair, TCPA
17:20
Panel Discussion
17:55
Conclusion and thanks Tony Reddy, Director, AoU
18:00
Drinks and Networking
19:00
Close
Tickets
£20.00 + VAT for AoU Young Urbanist Members £30.00 + VAT for Academicians, AoU Members, National CLT Network and UK Cohousing Network members £40.00 + VAT for non-members   Book Now  
Contact
For any queries regarding this event please contact Stephen Gallagher on sg@academyofurbanism.org.uk. Feature image of St Clement’s, London (JTP/Craig Auckland)

Details

Date:
February 12, 2020
Time:
13:30 – 18:00 GMT
Event Category:

Karakusevic Carson Architects

Unit E03, The Biscuit Factory, 100 Clement Road
London, SE16 4DG United Kingdom
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