Shared ownership, high-density, inner city self-build in Islington for former short life tenants.
One site was developed with 2 and 3 storey town houses and a second site on a disused drying area was developed with 3 single storey courtyard houses.
Use of innovative dry stack concrete blocks for party walls which are straightforward for unskilled labour to build.
Jon was a Director at Architype for these projects.
Young, single, homeless, unemployed self-builders
A group of terraced studio homes with a sleeping gallery promoted by a charitable foundation.
Project ran in parallel with a training programme leading to qualifications in construction and a programme of personal development to equip participants for life.
Self-build on a peripheral estate in Birmingham
Self-build homes promoted and funded by the city council with a rolling fund.