ARCHITECTURE TODAY

November / December 2015

Chris Foges describes how a long-term holistic approach underpins a masterplan for the growth of Newquay, led by Hugh Petter of ADAM Urbanism

Nansledan, an urban extension to Newquay in Cornwall, has given its designers a remit that runs much wider and deeper than conventional housing projects. It extends beyond the physical form of the settlement - its road layout, urban grain and the traditionally Cornish appearance of the houses - to the role of the development in bolstering the local economy, and the legal framework in which the project is delivered and maintained.

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