Masterplanning

From small house developments to large areas of urban design, Wilde Architects can provide the core design services required to achieve outline or full planning permission.

Masterplanning

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Affordable Housing – Gorton

Project Brief To produce a masterplan for multiple dwellings on a site in Gorton, on the site of an old factory. The land owner specifically asked for high density properties on the site to maximise the available land and return on investment. We achieved this brief by creating a scheme which achieves 48 dwellings per Hectare. Design Approach. We began by carrying out a site analysis and researching appropriate precedent….

Hybrid Building

Hybrid building – Makro Reading

The objective was to maximise the potential of a site to increase its value; splitting the site into two, allowing half the land to be sold for family housing. Design Approach | Hybrid Building We began by completing a thorough site analysis, including research into the local development plan, a site visit and desk-top study. We identified the opportunities for the site and procured a 3D topographical survey which provided an…

New Homes, Rhosneigr

The Lookout Point – Rhosneigr

The design of 6 New Homes, Rhosneigr, to maximise sea views and sit comfortably in context. Local stone, cedar cladding and white render clad these fantastic properties. Each house has a vaulted living space with amazing views. The density of development was carefully considered to allow enough space for access and amenity, whilst respecting local residents. Design Approach. We began by carrying out a thorough site analysis to identify opportunities and…

Mersey Barrage – Infrastructure Design

Completed as part of a research project, this infrastructure design explores the opportunities and technical implications of a new Tidal Barrage across the River Mersey; designed to provide predictable, renewable electricity to the national grid. The design proposes that the public transport infrastructure is extended over the barrage, linking Liverpool, Birkenhead, New Brighton and Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Located in the centre of the barrage, along the new transport link, is…

R_Ignite Birkenhead

In an attempt to re_vitalise post-industrial landscapes, such as Birkenhead, this winning competition entry proposes to re_commission the docklands by safely and economically re_cycling redundant oil rigs and ships into attractions and events spaces.    

New Brunswick, Manchester

This masterplanning proposal seeks to re-develop the city centre suburb of Brunswick into a lifetime neighbourhood for Manchester. With a focus on lifetime design, this project re-plans the sheltered site with new lifetime homes, a new centre and a hybrid extra-case facility.    

Pioneer Quay, Manchester.

Initially across two sites in Manchester City Centre, this hybrid building concept provides a fixed point for networking and a base for the mobile workforce for our increasingly virtual world. Contained within the programme are rentable office/ studio/ conference and presentation facilities.