Homeworld 40 - Destination Milton Keynes
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Homeworld 40

Start Date: 04/05/2021

End Date: 16/05/2021

Cost of Entry: FREE

Online series of events

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Between 4-16 May, Living Archive MK, Pooleyville and MK Council are supporting the delivery of an online programme of talks, screenings, events and activities celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Homeworld ‘81 – a significant and nationally important Housing Expo. Commissioned by Milton Keynes Development Corporation, Homeworld ’81 firmly established Milton Keynes as a leader in innovative, sustainable housing design.

The programme features contributions from:

Architect John Doggart, who played a central role in the delivery of Homeworld 81, as well as co-developing the first energy rating system for housing.
Professor Tadj Oreszczyn, Professor of Energy and Environment, UCL Energy Institute.
Curl La Tourelle Head Architects on the unique design importance of new towns.
Ben Adam-Smith, Founder of Home Planning Help on what people can do themselves to make their own homes and garden spaces greener and healthier places to live.
Josh Tidy, Heritage Manager, at the Letchworth Garden City Archives will discuss the 1905 Cheap Cottages Exhibition – an early example of Housing Expos in the UK.