BUILDING FOR LIFE 12: SINCLAIR MEADOWS

The Building for Life 12 standards help to assess a development for the creation of better places for people to live. This is determined by a traffic light system to indicate the how positively the design has responded to each element. Sinclair Meadow, located in South Shields, was the UKs first carbon negative scheme. Its…
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Building For Life 12: Staiths South Bank, Gateshead

  Building for Life 12 is a standard criteria to guide about designing good places to live. In this post, I will analyse Staithes South Bank by using those criteria. 1.Connection Providing cycle and pedestrian network links to the surrounding areas. The cycle and pedestrian also connect with the bridge at the left of the…
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Building for Life Assessment: Park View

According to BFL12 and traffic light system, this project gets 7 green, 5 amber, 0 red 1.Connect Δ Park View lies along the eastern edge of Saltwell Park and just west of the sought-after Low Fell neighbour. The community roads are closely connected with the surroundings. 2.Facilities and services Δ It is about 10 minutes by…
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Building for Life 12: Park View, Miller Homes Gateshead

Introduction Miller homes park view is a residential development that is situated by the former site of Gateshead College. The site is placed west of Durham Road, east of the Saltwell Park and Saltwell Cemetery. In this post, the author will analyse using the BFL checklist on his impression, perception and observation during the self…
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