Local planners are considering giving a rare Local Development Order to the Duchy of Cornwall’s 540-acre “model town” extension to Newquay.
In Pictures: Fawley Waterside will deliver 1,500 new homes in a new “smart town” on the 300-acre Fawley Power Station site on Southampton Water, masterplanned by Poundbury architect Léon Krier. “Our ambition is to build one of the most beautiful small towns in England,” says the developer.
An award-winning modern house on the south Cornwall coast has come up for sale, sporting some “fantastic” eco-credentials and a “sublime” position right on the beach.
In Pictures: Morden Wharf is U+I’s latest massive regeneration project in London, promising to transform a 19 acre former sugar factory site into “a distinctive, green, mixed-use neighbourhood”.
Bleak House, overlooking Viking Bay in Kent, is being pitched as “the perfect canvas for an ambitious renovation project”.
Sidewalk Labs has abandoned its grand plan to create a 12-acre “smart city” on Toronto’s waterfront.
Property prices in many of the UK’s most flood-prone locations have increased faster than their surrounding local area over the last ten years…
Ken Griffin has reportedly bought Calvin Klein’s seven-acre Atlantic-front compound in the Hamptons.
Seaton Beach on Devon’s Jurassic Coast is the first multi-unit development in the UK to be certified as “Passivhaus Plus”. The innovative seafront scheme has won a realm of sustainability and design awards…
“Urban areas have been creating flood risk,” writes Lee Bosher. “And this is largely due to the government’s focus on making land – low cost, flood prone land – available for development.”