The Craneshaugh Cohousing Design

In the process of designing cohousing this site of Hexham, I had a lot of experience to share. Hexham is a beautiful city which basically has both historical buildings and constructions with British modern architectures. People who living there are … Continue reading

Landscape as Urbanism

Landscape as Urbanism   In the module Cities and Culture, that ran parallel with the Alternative Housing module, my group were required to read a piece of literature by Charles Waldheim. The literature was ‘Landscape as Urbanism’. In the previous … Continue reading

Trip To Lancaster Cohousing

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On the trip to Lancaster, all I know about cohousing is like a kind of affordable housing that contributed by some social organizations. But when we got and had a chat with people who living in there, I had a … Continue reading

Identity by Design – The Case of Co-Housing

Whilst developing the concept design for a new residential development on a vacant site, one of my first thoughts was the consideration of how to create different character areas and establish a settlement which portrays distinctive place identity. Sepe’s  (2013) … Continue reading

Colorful Village Project – Study Cases

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After all the site analysis completed, the design process will begin. The Selection of some study cases which meets the requirements is one of the process. Study cases are expected to help the designer to develop an empty land that … Continue reading

The Ways To Design a House In Sloping Site

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One of the challenges we have to face when designing a housing on the site in Hexham is the condition of the site which is not flat. Site is a hill that starts from the northern site near the main road and goes up … Continue reading

What can we do in Hexham Co-housing?

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— Based on Site Analysis Hexham is a historical market town in Northumberland,England, located south of the River Tyne. It is less than 1 hour travelling from Hexham to neighbour cities like Newcastle, Sunderland, and Durham. Traffic to outer cities … Continue reading

The Landscape urban that comes from Landscape Urbanism

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In the past ten years, a new theory about city and urban design – landscape urbanism has been argued and became popular among the students in the north America and European landscape and urban design area. The main focusing point … Continue reading

Live01 – Sustainable neighbourhood(?)

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  Live01 – translation of Swedish Bo01 that stands for a district developed few years ago as one part of redevelopment of Västra Hamnen – West Harbour, a former industrial wharf in a city of Malmo, Sweden. Bo01 as an … Continue reading

Urban Regeneration: Integrated Culture and History

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With the global cities industrial structure adjustment and the coming of post-industrial era at the end of 1920s, the growing enthusiasm for human heritage protection and attention, the concept of sustainable urban development led to the reflection of urban environmental … Continue reading


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