Heart, Hearth and Housing

Heart, Hearth and Housing
LILAC – The Leeds eco-district designed by Craig White’s White Design


Heart, Hearth and Housing – Broadening the Housing Conversation

A Fourth Door Micro Symposium – 14.00 – 18.15 – June 3rd, 2023

Fitzroy House, Lewes, BN7 2AD (Search Fitzroy House, Lewes)

Tickets £6 benefits/students – Free – Register on Eventbrite

An afternoon micro-symposium focused on the interconnected themes of alternative, affordable, self-build and community living and housing. The afternoon is a collaboration with Bristol’s Agile, featuring speakers from their Radical Housing network.

The afternoon will mix national with local speakers, including Co-Housing, Community Land Trust, and Self-Build projects, along with speakers on related themes from universal access to old and new towns.


From Agile Homes’ Radical Housing network

Craig White (ex-White Design and Modcell, now Agile Homes/Property) on their TAM’s radical housing  concept, including a new project in Lewes.

Guy Harris - Accessible PRS - Universal Design – campaigning for and ensuring accessibility across all buildings.

Pooran Desai, founder of OnePlanet, co-founder of Bioregional and the BedZED, Britain’s original eco-district (TBC)

Marek Kohn - writer, journalist, and author of the new book: The Stories Old Towns Tell

Tom Warder, Action for Rural Sussex, including the Phoenix development’s Co-Housing and more broadly, Community Land Trust in Sussex and elsewhere

Stella Peyerl and Zoe Wangler - Ecological Land Co-Operative

James Gardiner and Sam Jenner, Future Folk Sussex Co-Housing project

Further speakers to be confirmed


Booking, times and venue information

The afternoon will be at Fitzroy House, Lewes, BN7 2AD (Search Fitzroy House, Lewes)

Cost: Tickets £6 benefits/students – Free with proof – booking through Eventbrite

*Heart, Hearth and Housing is hosted by Fourth Door in association with MakingLewes

For further information please contact Fourth Door:
01273 473501

Heart, Hearth and Housing is supported by Lewes District Council and Agile Homes

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