Central Milton Keynes

 

 

 

 

Central Milton Keynes/ the new Sustainable Residential Quarter 

 

With Rick Mather Architects a new masterplan and design code strategy for the proposed new network of streets, paved squares and pocket parks; and the internal communal gardens, balconies, terraces and roof gardens of the proposed building blocks.

 

Concept: new and dynamic planted sequences of street planting, inspired by the original forest and garden city vision for Milton Keynes,

forest city strategy web

 

creating both an overall framework for the new plan, and within that distinctive identifiable places and legible streets, using a distinctive material palette, significantly of tree scales and species to continue to develop the urban forest. 

 

tree strat

Client and Collaborators:  English Partnerships   Client/   Architect   Rick Mather Architects  

Size:                                     39 hectares  (97 acres)

Programme:                        2003 – 2004