Islington Square - Social Housing, New Islington, Manchester 2006
FAT were selected unanimously by the future residents to design 23 new houses for the Manchester Methodist Housing Group within the New Islington development by Urban Splash. The £��2.3 million scheme comprises of 23 two to four bedroom family homes and garden areas. Our design unifies the residents��� desire for ���traditional��� homes with the New Islington masterplan commitment to innovative and world class architecture, and was developed in close collaboration with the residents.
As part of the New Islington Millenium Community, the Islington Square Housing scheme has been designed to meet ambitious sustainability targets, intended as an exemplar for the future of UK construction. The design accomodates reduction of primary energy, CO2 emissions and water consumption, Green specification of materials and reduction of construction waste, ���design for Life���-cycle adaptability to the Lifetime Homes principles and will receive an EcoHomes ���Excellent��� Rating. The sheme was completed in Spring 2006.