Dezeen Wire: in an article for Domus magazine, design critic Justin McGuirk examines the social and physical decline of London's social housing, discussing the part played by luxury real-estate developers and how architects have been held accountable. More »
"I'd like to see more rent regulation and buildings reused in creative ways," says Holland, while Wigglesworth suggests that "what we need is greater flexibility."
The article follows the news that New York City are seeking designs for “micro-units” to help solve the shortage of of small apartments in Manhattan.
Slideshow: none of the elongated rooms inside this curvy apartment block in Osaka are more than two metres wide. More »
This concrete social-housing block in Paris has artists' studios on the ground floor and an oval-shaped opening in the roof. More »
Perforated metal balconies fold like ribbons around the facade of an apartment block in the Dutch city of Nijmegen. More »