‘Improve the stock of human happiness’: Interview with Neil Murphy, founding director of TOWN

Neil Murphy TOWN

The founding director of developer TOWN on award-winning co-housing scheme Marmalade Lane and how to shake up placemaking

Many developers tout their ability to do things differently but in most cases the claim is little more than marketing talk.

But when your debut is a sustainable, intergenerational co-housing scheme that has won plaudits for its design and the sense of community including a Housing Design Award, being shortlisted for Building’s Housing Project of the Year, and winning multiple RIBA awards, that is really practising what you preach.


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