Futures Forum: A solution to our housing problems: "empowerment and ownership" through design and community development
There are some great projects out there:
Futures Forum: Community Land Trusts and affordable housing: part two: taking control
The most recently celebrated work got a big prize:
Futures Forum: Toxteth and Turner: "Turner Prize winners show how the soul can be put back into regeneration schemes"
There are hopes that the architecture competition for Eastern Town will produce similar visionary approaches:
Futures Forum: Plans for Port Royal and the Eastern Town >>> >>> >>> and community-led developement
Here's a little overview from the partnership responsible for the prize-winning project:
Turner Prize 2015 artists: Assemble
Assemble have been nominated for projects including the ongoing collaboration with local residents and others in the Granby Four Streets, Liverpool
Assemble are a London-based collective who work across the fields of art, design and architecture to create projects in tandem with the communities who use and inhabit them. Their architectural spaces and environments promote direct action and embrace a DIY sensibility.
Watch the collective discuss their surprise nomination for the 2015 Turner Prize.
Turner Prize 2015 artists: Assemble | Tate