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Futurology: the new home in 2050

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NF79

Moving insights from the over-55s: what homes do they buy?

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NF78

Windows – making it clear: energy, daylight and thermal comfort

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NF77

Multigenerational living: an opportunity for UK house builders?

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NF76

Small house builders and developers: current challenges to growth

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NF80 Futurology: the new home in 2050

This view of the future, shows how the design of new homes might respond to the main demographic and societal changes anticipated over the next thirty years. It considers the importance of flexible family homes, third-age living and single person households, and the technology and innovations that will contribute to sustainable living and well-being.

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Futurology: the new home in 2050

Homes of the future will increasingly tap into neighbourhood energy…

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Beyond location, location, location: priorities of new-home buyers

Property buyers are choosing new-build homes because they meet a…

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Foundation Facts Issue 11

Foundation Facts provides an essential overview of the latest in…

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Beyond location, location, location: priorities of new-home buyers

Investigates the new-build homes that the over-55s buy, whether downsizing, same-sizing or upsizing…

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RR13

Making spaces for play: on new suburban and town developments

This report summarises new work which investigates (through observational analysis) how...

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NF79

Moving insights from the over-55s: what homes do they buy?

Explores the drivers and patterns of moves made by people approaching or in retirement.

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Foundation Facts

Foundation Facts showcases recent research and guidance completed by the NHBC Foundation.

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