BFL 12: THE RISE PHASE 1 IN SCOTSWOOD ASSESSMENT

As part of “Housing Alternatives”, we went to visit some development of the residential design. One of them is the Rise Phase 1 by Keepmoat, which is located in the Armstrong Road, Scotswood, Newcastle upon Tyne. I will try to use BFL12 to analyse and evaluate it below. 1.Neighbourhood Integration Connections: The BFL considers whether…
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BFL 12 ASSESSMENT: AXWELL PARK

Axwell Park was one of the housing projects that were proposed to visit and make their respective assessment in accordance with the guidelines of Building for Life 12. This development has two special characteristics. The first is its location in the suburban area of ​​Gateshead, surrounded by abundant vegetation and close to several bodies of water….
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BFL 12: Trilogy, Saltwell Assessment

The Trilogy site sits in Gateshead, having close connections to the city centre and access to the metro. Trilogy is a new brownfield site that replaces the green fields, that occupied the site beforehand. The homes are built to a high standard, however, the opposite can be said for the public realm and the landscape….
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BFL12: Park View Development Assessment

In semester 2, we begin to work on the ‘Housing Alternative’ like co-housing, live-work houses. Park View is one of the self-research schemes that located in northeast England, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Gateshead, 3 kilometers from Newcastle city centre. Miller Homes is the developer of the community and by the time we visited it, phase 2…
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BFL12: Derwenthorpe development assessment

As part of our course, we visited a number of recent developments. One of them, situated in a picturesque location near York, was delivered by Barratt Homes in a partnership with the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust. Derwenthorpe sits on the outskirt of York, 2 miles away from its city centre. The name Derwenthorpe comes from…
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