Case Studies

NEW! 2021 Case Studies

Kindly funded by MCS Charitable Foundation

Connell Gardens

Connell Gardens

5 affordable homes trialling Wondrwall technology solutions.
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Fen Road and Ditton Fields

Fen Road and Ditton Fields

The first in a pilot of Passivhaus low-carbon social housing in Cambridge.
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Hurst Close MMC Demonstration Project

Hurst Close MMC Demonstration Project

Two demonstration homes built using a standardised MMC kit-of-parts approach.
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Kiss House component based building system

Kiss House component based building system

Passivhaus construction system allowing rapid on-site assembly.
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Knights Park

Knights Park

A significant new Cambridge neighbourhood, designed with a fabric first approach.
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Love Wolverton

Love Wolverton

A response to the ambition of the Wolverton Neighbourhood Plan to make Wolverton town centre a “vibrant, attractive and distinctive neighbourhood”.
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Manor Farm

Manor Farm

7 new student accommodation units with ambitious sustainability targets.
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Marleigh Active Homes

Marleigh Active Homes

5 prototype “Active Buildings” as part of a wider urban village development.
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Pinehurst Mews

Pinehurst Mews

Development of 3 low carbon homes designed to Passivhaus principles.
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Seaward Way

Seaward Way

54 new affordable rent, council owned homes with net zero operational carbon.
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Springfield Meadows

Springfield Meadows

25 high-performance homes with better than net zero performance.
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Virido

Virido

208 homes in the heart of a broader site, achieving Code for Sustainable Homes Level 5 and demonstrating no performance gap.
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Woodlands Edge

Woodlands Edge

30 low carbon, high energy performance homes with community living at the heart.
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Woodstock North

Woodstock North

430 new homes seeking Passivhaus certification, with net zero carbon in operation targets.
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Archived Case Studies

Camden Passivhaus

Camden Passivhaus

London’s first certified Passivhaus dwelling, this 101 m2 (TFA) two-storey detached house in Camden, north London was completed in the spring of 2010.
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Design for Future Climate - One Brighton

Design for Future Climate – One Brighton

One Brighton is a high-density mixed-use development with 172 residential units – mostly single-sided one or two-bedroom apartments – above 2000 m2 of community and commercial office space.
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GHA Monitoring Programme

GHA Monitoring Programme

From 2009-2014, the Good Homes Alliance led a monitoring programme of low carbon homes, funded by DCLG, Energy Saving Trust and the NHBC Foundation. Case studies include Derwenthorpe, Old Apple Store and One Brighton.
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Housing Design Awards

Housing Design Awards

Good Homes Alliance is pleased to support the UK’s longest-running housing awards, set up by government in 1948. We’re pleased that GHA Chair Lynne Sullivan OBE is once again part of a select group of judges, made up of industry experts, government officials and enthusiasts.
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LowCarb4Real

LowCarb4Real

The GHA worked with Leeds Beckett University and UCL on a project sponsored by UrbanBuzz, to gather evidence and good practice about how to deliver low carbon homes. Case studies include Lincoln Grove, One Brighton and the Old Apple Store.
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