Hope in the Housing Crisis

Oliver Wainwright, Architecture Critic of The Guardian, introduces the East End Preservation Society‘s C.R. ASHBEE MEMORIAL LECTURE for 2017: HOPE IN THE HOUSING CRISIS– Three creative and humane initiatives dedicated to delivering homes for Londoners.

Recognising that housing is the burning question of our generation in the capital, speakers from three inspirational projects each pursuing different innovative solutions to the Housing Crisis, which could be replicated in the East End and across London.

Mon, November 13, 2017 , 7:30 PM – 9:00

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The Older Women's Cohousing Community development in Barnet

The Older Women’s Cohousing Community development in Barnet

Maria Brenton speaks about the Older Women’s Cohousing Community (OWCH) which built an award-winning development of twenty-five apartments in Barnet for female residents dedicated to sharing responsibility, caring for each other, countering ageist stereotypes and being part of the wider community.

Rachel Bagenal speaks about Naked House which is building twenty-two homes in Enfield with few finishes, fittings or partitions, making them genuinely affordable for people on modest incomes and allowing people to create their own homes.

Kareem Dayes speaks about the Rural Urban Synthesis Society(RUSS) which is a members-led Community Land Trust with the aim of creating sustainable community-led neighbourhoods and truly affordable self-build homes, improving environments for people and nature alike, currently developing thirty-three homes amongst shared open space at Church Grove in Ladywell, Lewisham.

Mon, November 13, 2017 , 7:30 PM – 9:00

Shoreditch Church, 119 Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6JN

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