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Mast seek planning for 37 Pollok homes

November 13 2015

Mast seek planning for 37 Pollok homes
Rosehill Housing Co-operative and Mast Architects have submitted plans for 37 detached and terraced homes on brownfield land at Househillwood Crescent, Pollok.

Set in an area of interwar housing on a plot once occupied by a school the homes will be situated along a landscaped strip with a pedestrian through route connecting to nearby open space.

In their design statement the architects observed: “We are proposing a single base material of brick to bring uniformity to the house types with feature panels of brick detailing to living room windows and entrance ways. This panelling will be a combination of corbelled brick work and precast string courses. We believe providing strong, simple robust details will provide a modern house aesthetic.”

A site start has been scheduled for April 2016.
New homes will continue the datum line of existing properties
New homes will continue the datum line of existing properties


Sir Ano
#1 Posted by Sir Ano on 13 Nov 2015 at 12:47 PM
D to the R
#2 Posted by D to the R on 13 Nov 2015 at 13:18 PM
Devoid of all (any) aspiration
#3 Posted by John on 14 Nov 2015 at 08:01 AM
The rainwater pipe at the top left looks pretty nasty. The stepped back roof is just weird -all it does it draw attention to a double height blank wall on a main facade. This has no cohesion at all. Also, whats the obsession with austere brick buildings at the moment? Architecture is starting to become nothing more than a cut and paste series of fads.
#4 Posted by Gringo on 17 Nov 2015 at 11:41 AM
Why bother paying for architects? Any cad-chimp could come up with this stuff and save the fees. I'd file this one under non-architecture really.....
#5 Posted by rupert on 17 Nov 2015 at 18:34 PM
#4 - what's with the haughtiness? - 'cad-chimp'?
#6 Posted by CADMonkey on 17 Nov 2015 at 21:16 PM
Show some respect for your technicians please.
We only draw up what we are told to.
#7 Posted by Bonvivant on 19 Nov 2015 at 14:18 PM
Personally, I prefer the 1970's Wimpy originals.

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