Rogers ditched: Milton Keynes development abandons RSHP factory-built housing for 'traditional' design

Rogers, David
January 2011
Building Design;1/21/2011, Issue 1949, p1
Trade Publication
The article informs that plans to complete an awardwinning housing scheme have been dumped by the Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners because the homes cost too much to build and are not selling and mentions that Taylor Wimpey were selected for the Design for Manufacture initiative.


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