Design for Life

‘It is easy to think about housing in numbers, percentages, bricks and mortar. But we should not forget that housing is fundamentally about people.’ RIBA 2011 The Case for Space: The Size of England’s New Homes     More years ago than I care to count, I met two young architects. I have no idea … More Design for Life

Being a girl from a council house

Written for: http://councilhomeschat.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/we-dont-realise-what-we-have-until-its-gone/ I lived in council houses in the 70s and 80s. The first house I properly remember was a neat little staggered terraced house with 2 bedrooms and French windows which led out into the garden. Roy next door could walk on stilts really well. Wayne on the other side was an only … More Being a girl from a council house