Gary Young with Farrells and Higgs Young Architects designed the masterplan for A2 Dominion and Cherwell District Council providing 6000 true zero carbon homes, local centres, education, community, retail & business uses. The award winning exemplar phase for 400 homes was granted planning permission in 2012. Construction was completed for a first group of 100 homes with residents moving in 2016.,with a further 100 homes per year currently being completed.
Gary Young with Farrells and Aracdis designed the masterplan of a 750 hectare sustainable Garden Town for up to 10,000 homes connected by public transport and cycle networks to Westenhanger railway station. Housing. employment, health, and social infrastructure will be integrated with existing settlements, to create a whole place set in the context of surrounding landscape, heritage and community. Green infrastructure will create open space for active lifestyles, landscape setting for housing in woodlands and riverside landscape, natural areas for biodiversity and connectivity to surrounding Kent landscape; north downs, saxon shore way, historic parks and buildings, footpaths, cycle ways and bridle paths.
Gary Young with Farrells and Higgs Young Architects designed the masterplan in a 1000 hectare farmland estate for a 200 ha sustainable Garden Village of 2000 homes connected by cycle networks and separated by landscape buffers from existing Dissington Hall and urban areas of Ponteland and Darras Hall.
Higgs Young Architects produced the masterplan for an outline planning application on an 8 hectare brown field site in Gloucestershire for up to approximately 150 to 200 homes.
Masterplan in Brightwell-cum-Sotwell for a private client for consultation in the local village neighbourhood plan and planning submission; providing up to 19 homes and landscape amenity space as infill within surrounding perimeter woodland and featuring retained orchard trees.
Gary Young with Farrells and Higgs Young Architects concept masterplan for approximately 150 to 200 homes designed to the highest level of sustainability and water neutrality for a water authority 10 hectare brown field disused water treatment site in West Yorkshire.
Higgs Young Architects produced designs for planning permission for 40 homes on land adjacent to the North Downs area of outstanding natural beauty on the Dover Heritage Coast.
Masterplan for 30 homes in a mix of houses and flats for a brownfield site within a historic walled garden and parkland landscape near Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire.
Masterplan for 500 home garden suburb urban extension at Bourne End, Buckinghamshire.
Masterplan with Bioregional on 7 hectares close to Oxford and the River Thames for a garden village with a mix of affordable and private homes, community hub and landscaped spaces along Wolvercote Mill stream.