If you haven’t yet heard of the ‘New National Technical Standards’ (NNTS), you soon will. Brought about on the back of the Deregulation Bill after concerns about planning bodies adding extra layers of technical requirements, this change to legislation will have far reaching consequences for local authorities, specifiers and house builders.
Push to Meet Housing Shortage Moving away from traditional methods of construction and embracing new technology is absolutely key to achieving speed of build in today’s major housing shortage. Off-Site is the Key With the UK requiring 250,000 new homes to be built each year in order to meet demand – and only 141,000 constructed […]
The History & Future of Homes Following the history of homes from Victorian to the digital age, the guide looks at the political and social forces that have influenced the modern home and the way people live, as well as technological changes. Considering the future of housing, it asks whether demographic changes – such as […]