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Air Rights in the United Kingdom

Zero Energy Development units on parking lots

Zero Energy Development units on parking lots: To partially reduce London’s housing shortage, the project proposes a straightforward and resourceful solution, namely, to erect living units on elevated platforms over public parking spaces all over the city.

Intended for young people and key municipal workers (firefighters, nurses, police personnel, etc.), the units are economically affordable, insofar as land costs are replaced by the leasing of air rights.

Project Timeline

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Stepping up with an answer to London’s housing crisis
 
Global finalist project entry 2018 – Air Rights in the United Kingdom
 
Bronze: Inhabited parking spaces in London, United Kingdom
 
“An architecture that is socially responsible, ecologically sound, and economically affordable”
 
Project Entry 2017 for Europe
Project Details
Location
London, United Kingdom
Authors
Bill Dunster
Further Author
Bill Dunster
ZEDfactory , United Kingdom
Credit
ZEDpods Ltd in the United Kingdom
Prizes
Awards
Bronze 2017
Europe
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Air Rights in the United Kingdom: Bronze 2017 Europe
Air Rights in the United Kingdom: Bronze 2017 Europe

Zero (fossil) Energy Development units on parking lots, London, United Kingdom: Prototype for a low-carbon architecture …

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“Vibrant Communities Out of Thin Air” – Sustainable design by Bill Dunster
“Vibrant Communities Out of Thin Air” – Sustainable design by Bill Dunster

By using the air rights above car parks, ZEDpods can create affordable and relocatable housing that addresses land …

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