An interesting extract from a Dezeen's hosted video chatting with Mary Parsons, the commissioner behind the Building Better, Building Beautiful report in the UK. It's a good insight into urban planning initiatives in the UK and highlights some of the lessons we all need to learn about poor planning on our housing developments. A good video for all architects and developers.
Housing is a basic human need. But a lack of affordable housing to buy or rent is fueling a housing crisis here in the States. Research claims that the US needed 3.8 million homes in 2019, which grew to 5.2 million homes in 2021. In this video, we’re going to look at 5 reasons why there ISN'T a housing shortage in the States.
Poorly designed and badly built homes in New Zealand caused more than a stir in New Zealand's building industry from the mid 90's leading to some ill-thought-out policies being introduced that overcompensated for our shortcomings and lead to more problems then it solved.