IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: Archdaily on The Stigma of Affordable Housing

logoThe IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts, and this week features Archdaily on The Stigma’ of Affordable Housing.

Archdaily writes:

‘The way in which these buildings have historically been designed gives them a look and feel that is low-budget, and low-design quality.’

In the world of design and urban planning, aesthetics and functionality seem to take the spotlight, especially in how large-scale housing projects are developed. While this can be a good thing that continuously pushes the modern boundary of what we consider to be a dwelling, in some aspects, it has shined a negative light on how we perceive and stigmatize ,bad design, in public and affordable housing….

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