'A masterpiece': Norwich council houses win Stirling architecture prize

Street of 105 homes hailed as high-quality architecture in its most environmentally and socially conscious form

One hundred years since the 1919 Addison Act paved the way for the country’s programme of mass council housing, the prize for the best new building in the UK has been awarded to one of the first new council housing projects in a generation.

Goldsmith Street in Norwich represents what has become a rare breed: streets of terraced homes built directly by the council, rented with secure tenancies at fixed social rents. And it’s an architectural marvel, too.

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Source: theguardian
'A masterpiece': Norwich council houses win Stirling architecture prize