Low-Carbon Housing — St. Ives

Seven low-carbon dwellings on a small site in St. Ives.

Site plan showing the series of interlinked communal spaces between the street and the recreation ground to the rear.

The basic house type exploits a split-level section in order to create spatial interest and generosity.

The south-facing roof pitch housing a solar panel installation.

View from the rear – the houses border onto an existing recreation ground. Shared allotments mediate between this public space and the private walled gardens belonging to each house.

View from the street – the ensemble of buildings create a parking court at the front of the site which engages with the broad landscape of the road.

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Gwydir Street
Cambridge CB1 2LJ
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