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Happiness and Wellbeing in the Built Environment

Far too often the debate about delivering housing focuses on the numbers: the numbers of units or floors, affordable housing quotas or square footages, CIL payments and capital values. But the built environment is not just about numbers. It is about people and the kinds of places in which they want to live and more importantly where they thrive.

Since the built environment has such a huge impact on people’s happiness and wellbeing, we need to focus on what constitutes a happy and healthy home. These Q&A sessions with built environment professionals were designed to explore some of these issues and bring a happiness agenda to the development world of bricks and mortar.

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Planning for Residents’ Happiness at King’s Cross – in conversation with Robert Evans of Argent

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Introduction: This conversation explores visionary developer Argent's work on Europe's largest regeneration project at King's Cross. Has the future happiness of the residents at King's Cross shaped the developers approach…
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Happiness in Super High Density Buildings – An interview with Michael Mulhern of Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation

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Much of the debate about housing in London is focused on numbers: numbers of units, number of floors in a building, square footages and pricing. But is there as much emphasis…
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Happiness and residential development: In conversation with Dominic Grace of Savills

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Introduction: This conversation explores the role of the residential development in enhancing not just wellbeing, but also happiness.  Some people say that happy people sell more. So can we say the…

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