Urban intensification is critical - but it must be done the right way

Ben Derbyshire

Planning policy has to preserve and protect community interests and create development of appropriate character

At HTA Design we have been actively exploring policy innovation that would enable urban intensification for a long while. 

We undertook an analysis of the potential for air-rights development in London for a private firm, Apex Airspace, in 2015. This concluded that, within existing policy constraints, 180,000 new homes would be possible. 

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