skip to content

Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research

 
Read more at: CCHPR research supports housing association sector report

CCHPR research supports housing association sector report

10 November 2021

Our research collaboration with Places for People provides a framework for Places for People's October 2021 report, Better Understanding the Housing Market.


Read more at: There's a need for a National Digital Standard - TAPPI Inquiry report publishes key findings

There's a need for a National Digital Standard - TAPPI Inquiry report publishes key findings

26 October 2021

The Technology for our Ageing Population: Panel for Innovation (TAPPI) has published its findings in a significant report today. Ten practical principles to improve life for our ageing population are set out in the report, along with the success factors for - and the barriers to - integrating technology into housing and...


Read more at: Industry guidance for BIM transformation
Transforming Construction Alliance: Core Innovation Hub

Industry guidance for BIM transformation

21 October 2021

A new report by Kwadwo Oti-Sarpong and Rey Shojaei has been published by CCHPR and the Centre for Digital Built Britain. Taking the form of a guidance document for the construction sector, the report sets out six key factors that will help construction firms transform their project delivery through the use of BIM and OSM...


Read more at: Can you help with our research?

Can you help with our research?

21 October 2021

If you're involved in the provision of any kind of modular or container housing for people experiencing homelessness, we'd love you to take part in our research with the Centre for Homelessness Impact . Please contact Dr Katy Karampour here at CCHPR.


Read more at: Mini 'mod 'homes can help rough sleepers get off the streets for good

Mini 'mod 'homes can help rough sleepers get off the streets for good

19 October 2021

A new study on the first modular mini-homes in England created for those experiencing homelessness has found that – combined with “wraparound support” – these small, inexpensive units made from factory-built components help to restore the health, relationships and finances of residents. Our researchers have been working...


Read more at: New papers published

New papers published

13 October 2021

A number of new papers have been published recently by CCHPR researchers, including The promises and reality of smart telecare and How countries achieve greater use of offsite manufacturing to build new housing: identifying typologies through institutional theory


Read more at: David Cowans, Group Chief Executive of Places for People, joins CCHPR as an Associate Member

David Cowans, Group Chief Executive of Places for People, joins CCHPR as an Associate Member

5 October 2021

Dr Gemma Burgess, Director of the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research, and the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge are delighted to announce that David Cowans , Group Chief Executive of Places for People, has been made an Associate Member of CCHPR. David has over 30 years’ experience of...


Read more at: Dr Katayoun Karampour joins CCHPR

Dr Katayoun Karampour joins CCHPR

9 September 2021

Gemma Burgess is delighted to announce that Dr Katy Karampour has joined CCHPR as a Research Associate. Katy comes to us from the Bartlett School of Planning at UCL and will be working on a number of projects, including our collaboration with Places for People.


Read more at: Latest research newsletter from CCHPR now available
CCHPR Logo

Latest research newsletter from CCHPR now available

9 September 2021

The Septermber 2021 newsletter from CCHPR is available on request. For your copy, please email Pam Lee, our administrator, on pjl56@cam.ac.uk . To sign up to our mailing list, click here .


Read more at: New MMC podcast available
Modular elements of building

New MMC podcast available

9 September 2021

Hannah Holmes recently took part in a podcast discussing how the UK can unlock modern methods of construction on a large scale. Read more on the project page here .


CCHPR logo 349px