15/09/2017

Duggan Morris Architects win Forest Gate Co-Living Competition

Duggan Morris Architects have won an open international design competition, organised by the RIBA, which sought innovative proposals for a residential development featuring a series of 19m2 micro-apartments in Forest Gate, East London.

Hugh Broughton, who was a RIBA adviser for the competition, commented: ‘Co-Living provides an innovative way to create homes, which are affordable and promote a strong sense of community. The brief has yielded some truly imaginative designs from all the competitors, which are also sensitive to their urban setting.’

‘Faced with so many great ideas, choosing a winner has been a truly challenging task. In the end the scheme produced by Duggan Morris was selected for its flexibility, durability and the quality of the communal environment, designed around a spacious and well-proportioned central courtyard.’

Duggan Morris Architects ‘…showed great commitment to the cause of co-living and obvious drive for realising this exciting project, and the jury recognised that these are attributes which will be essential in the next stage of its delivery.’

Read more in the Architects Journal here.

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