Policy H2 Small sites, Draft New London Plan
Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 22 November 2019
6 steps to build a new house on a small London site

Advise on how the GLA “Policy H2 Small Sites” can work for you   The Greater London Council is putting small sites front and centre in the new Draft London Plan as a key to solving the ongoing housing crisis. The GLA estimates that the city can provide vast number of small sites. The draft...

Parametric Design is Changing Architecture
Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 16 October 2019
8 Reasons why parametric design is changing Architecture

8 Reasons why parametric design is changing Architecture Parametric Design I first came across systemic and parametric design approaches while studying at the Architectural Association in London in the late 90s. Since then I have participated in and conducted research around digital and computational design. My Nordic roots drive me increasingly towards materiality and CNC...

London housing crisis needs
Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 03 March 2017
London Housing Crisis and possible solutions (2019 context)

Urban planning is a strategic endeavour. It involves the maintenance and improvements of the existing and facilitation of growth, or reduction. It uses statistical tools to predict future needs and strategically plans for the urban accommodation of those needs. When these strategies are not met, Urban Planning is failing. The “housing crisis” in the UK...

London housing crisis
Posted by Gudjon Erlendsson | 05 June 2016
London Housing Crisis is due to planning policy (2019)

For anyone living in London the cost of housing is a hot topic. The price of housing has been rising faster than income for years. Initially effecting students and the low wage earners, expanding to the professional middle classes. The housing crisis seems to be a relentless chronic condition of the city. Year from year...