Thursday, January 31, 2019

Green light for rooftop building in London

We've looked at the concept of sheds and garden offices on roofs several times over the last decade here on Shedworking and in an interesting piece of news, Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has now announced (at the London First Building Summit) that proposals are in place to place tiny homes on top of the capital's rooftops.

The homes will be built on selected London roofs by the summer after Homes England agreed a £9 million funding deal with Apex Airspace Developments. The properties – which will be built on five sites across the capital, Tooting, Wanstead, Walthamstow, Putney and Wallington – are largely constructed off site before being winched on top of buildings, hopefully minimising disruption to residents. The first of the homes will be completed by the summer and in total 78 rooftop homes will be built under the three year deal.

Image: Didden Village, Rotterdam, a rooftop house complex from MVRDV  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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