In my last three years providing design advice to the planners at the GLA, I have assessed the design of over 900 major planning applications. The vast majority are residential schemes, which has led me to developing the understanding of housing typologies below.

Housing Type family tree-01


2 Responses to Housing Typologies

  1. Cara says:

    You don’t see many perimeter blocks then? Is this typically down to block size?

  2. euan says:

    Hi Cara, I’d claim that a perimeter block isn’t a building typology, but a way or arranging buildings together. With reference to the diagram above, most of these typologies can be arranged into perimeter blocks.

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