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Could the solution to the UK's housing shortage be found in building houses out of straw?

Emma Bratley built a house in Milborne St Andrew out of straw.
Returning to a community self-build project from 1976

In the 1970s, a radical architect led an entire street to roll up its sleeves and rebuild the houses that would otherwise have been bulldozed. Forty years later, the homes have become sought-after properties.

Who Lives Here Now?

Returning to a community self-build project from 1976

Who Lives Here Now Macclesfield

Return to a community led renovation from 1975

Minecraft map of Scotland

Young people create Scottish landmarks in Minecraft
Disappearing walls and hidden bath wins Riba House of the Year

A property in Edinburgh with a hidden bath and disappearing walls is named house of the year by the RIBA.

Villa Namazee is Gio Ponti's only work in Iran, but is to be replaced by five-star hotel

Villa Namazee is Gio Ponti's only work in Iran, but is to be replaced by five-star hotel.

Watch: Gio Ponti villa in Iran faces demolition

Villa Namazee is Gio Ponti's only work in Iran, but is to be replaced by five-star hotel

Villa Namazee is modernist Gio Ponti's only work in Iran, but is to be bulldozed and replaced by five-star hotel. Iranian architect Mehran Gharleghi explains the importance of the building to Tehran. (Photo: Villa Namazee in Tehran. Credit: Hamed Khosravi/Tehran Project)