The Commonweal Pods are being included in a New London Architects’ research paper exploring the benefits of factory made housing, an industry that is beginning to boom across the housing sector. What is it? Factory made housing is housing that is built in factories and then transported to a construction site to be erected. It […]
The LivShare concept seeks to use modular build technology to provide affordable shared housing for single people on low incomes.
The origins of the word ‘Democracy’ stem from the Ancient Greek words dēmos meaning ‘the people’ and kratia – ‘power, rule’. So it stands to reason that government policy should be designed in a way that values and aids these very ‘people’. Whilst we should live in a society where all people matter, where everyone is treated […]
Helping expert partners realise and deliver the new projects they wish to test is what Commonweal does. Providing the housing and trying to test models that otherwise may not see the light of day. We don’t support guaranteed successes – if something has already been tried and tested then we encourage others to support the […]
Welcome to the first in a regular series of weekly blogs written by staff, friends and partners of Commonweal Housing. Pop back every week for insight and updates into the work we’re doing to fight social injustice, as well as thought provoking opinion pieces on current housing and social issues. Tackling difficult social issues One of […]