The Bourne Estate
Building Study: The Bourne Estate, BD Online
The Bourne Estate features in a building study by Ike Ijeh in Building Design Online exploring the design, influences, and impact of the finished estate regeneration scheme.
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At its best, council housing should forge a benign and inclusive architectural framework that encourages rather than suppresses these impulses. And in its careful articulation of streetscape, materiality, communality and enclosure, the new Bourne Estate blocks prove as effective in achieving this as their predecessors. They bode well for the new generation of council housing that is hopefully upon us.
Ike Ijeh — Building Design
Matthew Lloyd Architects The Bourne Estate Shared Access Balconies1