Poundbury case study

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  • Poundbury.
    • A more recent aristocratic project than Milton Abbas, with a more philanthropic approach.
    • Characteristics of Poundbury
      • Good community
        • Pedestrians at centre of design process.
      • Traditional -style housing
        • Lower income houses integrated
      • Factories, shops, offices & facilities dispersed amongst residential neighbourhoods.
      • unfinished
        • started in 1993
      • 86% of residents are glad they moved
        • lots of retired residents
        • safer, more green space for families.
    • A new town, on the edge of Dorchester.
    • Patron is HRH the Prince of Wales, who is famously outspoken about British architecture.

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