City of York Council’s Housing Delivery Programme

Mikhail Riches with Tibbalds, Civic, Turner & Townsend, LEDA, Urbed, Warm and ImaginePlaces

Submission summary

All three sites have been designed to follow the 5 key principles set out in the, programme specific, Housing Design Manual which are:

Delivering the housing our residents need

Building healthy homes and neighbourhoods

Creating distinctive and beautiful places which bring communities together

Reducing our impact on the environment and residents’ energy bills

Supporting sustainable transport choice and connectivity

The programme is deserving of the Design Excellence award for its ambitious, collaborative and prescriptive approach to delivering excellent quality housing design.