Seven Acres, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Seven Acres, Cambridge

The Seven Acres residential project in the UK garnered a whole series of awards before it was even completed. The prizes recognized not only the architecture, but also the concept of sustainability applied in the 128 newly constructed homes.

The Seven Acres residential project in the UK garnered a whole series of awards before it was even completed.
 
The prizes recognized not only the architecture, but also the concept of sustainability applied in the 128 newly constructed homes.
 
 
Client: Skanska

Architect: Formation Architects

Bricks used: Marziale

Project type: Development of 128 houses and residential apartments 

The project lies on the southern outskirts of Cambridge, where the intention is to create 3,500 new flats with communal facilities and green spaces.
 
The master plan for this project was developed by Formation Architects. The right-angled site is organised around a park-like communal space with tables, benches, pergolas and a barbecue area, as well as grassy playing fields and a children’s playhouse.
 
Trees and planters border the space, which also has acoustic screening in the form of a glass wall. In addition, three small gardens can be used to grow vegetables.
 

 

Seven Acres, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Seven Acres, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Seven Acres, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Seven Acres, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Seven Acres, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Seven Acres, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Seven Acres, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Seven Acres, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Seven Acres, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Seven Acres, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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