Barton Willmore entered a competition to design a visionary family housing scheme in the heart of the Greengate area of Salford, Manchester.
The submission draws upon two primary concepts: the lifecycle of a home and the importance of a sense of community. Fundamental to the design concept is the relationship between the industrial heritage of the site and the proposed sustainable ‘green’ living approach.
A competition to design a visionary family housing scheme incorporating:
- 21st century way of life
- 1.45 hectare proposed site
- Between 114 and 142 units
Overall, the scheme aims to provide for a 21st century way of life, promoting community interaction and healthy, happy living. On the 1.45 hectares of the proposed site area, the scheme provides between 114 and 142 units, depending on the tenure of the terrace units. The units range from 1- to 2-bed apartments, 2-bed houses and 3- to 4-bed houses.