Guildford Architecture Lecture 2021 - Event Videos

27 October 2021

Multiple Housing - Best Practice for the Future?

The Society, in conjuction with the University of Surrey held its Annual Architecture Lecture on the 20th October 2021.

Providing quality multiple housing has a special importance for Guildford with several large new developments planned in the Town Centre, Weyside, Wisley, Blackwell Farm and Gosden Hill.  The Society is keen to see the design quality of multiple housing schemes improved in the Borough.

We were fortunate to have two engaging and interesting lectures, Jason Cornish, Partner at Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBStudios), and Glenn Howells, Managing Partner at Glenn Howells Associates..

Jason and Glenn discused a wide range of issues related to Multiple Housing, illustrated by solutions they had adopted in various schemes.  Areas covered included , Sustainability, Housing Forms, Landscape, Dealing with Transport, and Building Communities.  They answered questions from the audience at the end of the two talks.

The Lectures have been captured on video and are presented as four items below.

Introduction - Greg Melly University of Surrey.

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Jason Cornish - FCBStudios

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Glen Howells - Glen Howells Associates

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Questions and Answers.

Chaired by Peter Coleman of the Guildford Society with Questions from the audience.  


Alistair Smith Chair of the Society concluded the evening by thanking  Jason and Glen for their excellent presentations, the University for hosting the event, and all who had attended on a stormy evening.

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