amazing Small House Design Greening & defensible space – Ladybur Housing Co-op #1

Greening & defensible space - Ladybur Housing Co-op #1

11 August 2009. Ladybur Housing Cooperative, Ladysmith Road N17.

Several years ago, individual small garden plots were created in front of the ground floor flats, Low wooden posts separate these green spaces from the ground floor yard.

Apart from a welcome greening, the posts marked out private areas in front of people’s doors.

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Links

§ Wikipedia article on defensible space.
§ Download Oscar Newman’s book Creating Defensible Space (1996)
§ Oscar Newman website.

Posted by Alan Stanton on 2009-08-11 10:54:13

Tagged: , Ladybur Housing Cooperative , Ladysmith Road , Tottenham , Haringey , London N17 , defensible space , environmental design , Ladybur