• Stage 1. Global Design and Ideas Competition

    Stage 1. Global Design and Ideas Competition

    Concepts or case studies from around the world provide inspiration for the task force. The winners 


  • Stage 2. Urban Task Force

    Stage 2. Urban Task Force

    Twenty-five international members of WAN's Task Force headed by Peter Murray wrestling with London's housing crisis. A manifesto for change is now being drafted, shaping the London Design Guide before it is incorporated in the New London Plan.


  • Stage 3. Housing Symposium

    Stage 3. Housing Symposium

    Don't miss the final part of the Urban Challenge at the NLA on Sep 12, where members of the WAN Task Force could make history and change the design of London's housing of the future.
  • Look who's coming

    Look who's coming

    James Murray, London Deputy Mayor for Housing and Residential Development confirmed to brief WAN Urban Task Force.

  • Winners - KODA

    Winners - KODA

    The housing crisis in London needs a solution that goes beyond good design.The whole production scheme for housing needs to be rethought. KODA produces houses like cars, opposing to the traditional building methods that are slow, labour consuming and inprecise.

  • Towards the new London Plan...

    Towards the new London Plan...

    The WAN Urban Challenge initiative provides a perfect platform for architects to engage with the Mayor’s office and the London Assembly. Take a look at our video of the day's events.

News Updates

  • 30/05/2017
    WAN Task Force confronts London’s housing crisis
  • 19/05/2017
    UK Conservative Party focuses on better quality homes
  • 03/05/2017
    Urban Housing Focus
  • 02/05/2017
    Winners announced
  • 26/04/2017
    Naked house, London, United Kingdom
  • 11/04/2017
    Garden Hill, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • 05/04/2017
    New York Affordable Housing Challenge, New York, United States
  • 28/03/2017
    Six reasons why you can't afford to miss out
  • 22/03/2017
    News Update #03 - Housing Solutions: The Interlace
  • 15/03/2017
    News Update #02 - Land Supply