Building Centre conference on custom-build housing | 22 February
On Monday 22 February, the Building Centre in London will hold the conference 'Rethinking the way we live: custom-build'.
The event, fruit of the partnership between The Building Centre and the Museum of Architecture, will focus on custom-build market in the UK.
In Britian, over six million people are looking to get involved in a custom-build project, and over two-thirds of people reluctant to buy an off-the-peg volume-built house. However, it is estimated that just 10,000 self and custom-built homes were built in 2015.
The conferene will explore the reasons why the UK fails to deliver bespoke homes and what the built environment industry can do to encourage growth in custom-build.
Speakers include: Alex Ely, director of Mae Architects; Chris Brown, chief executive of Igloo Regeneration; Gus Zogolovitch, CEO and founder of Inhabit Homes; Geoff Shearcroft, director of AOC Architecture; Chair: Alice Grahame, freelance journalist and communications advisor, The Guardian and resident of a Walter Segal house.
Tickets are available here.
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