Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

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 [email protected].

Feature image of St Clement’s, London (JTP/Craig Auckland)

Details

Date:
February 12
Time:
13:30 - 18:00 GMT
Event Category:

Venue

Karakusevic Carson Architects
Unit E03, The Biscuit Factory, 100 Clement Road
London, SE16 4DG United Kingdom
+ Google Map