Key stage 3 and 4 design brief - Construction and the built environment

Design brief: your local authority wants to explore the use of different building materials to develop environmentally-friendly starter homes for young people.

In small groups, your task as architects is to develop a range of design ideas.

You will then present these at an exhibition to show first time buyers their future housing options

Key stage 3 Sustainable homes

A pdf presentation to support key stage 3 (11-14 years design brief) on sustainable homes.

Practical Action School's site has an image gallery with a homes section to enable students to view examples of housing design and materials used around the world.

In addition we have Technical Briefs that provides technical information about different materials and processes used in construction.

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