Islington Square is a group of 23 houses designed for Methodist Housing Group as part of the Urban Splash New Islington masterplan in Manchester.
FAT were selected unanimously by it's future residents with the houses comprising of two to four bedroom family houses with garden areas.
The design itself unifies the resident's desire for traditional homes with the New Islington masterplan commitment to innovative and world class architecture, and was developed in close collaboration with the residents.
As part of the New Islington Millenium Community, the Islington Square Housing scheme was designed to meet ambitious sustainability targets, intended as an exemplar for the future of UK construction.
The design accomodates reduction of primary energy, CO2 emissions and water consumption, green specification of materials and reduction of construction waste, design for life-cycle adaptability to the Lifetime Homes principles and has an EcoHomes Excellent Rating.
Islington Square was designed by FAT