Accordia Masterplan

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, Cambridge, 2004


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  • Apartment building    
  • Accordia courtyard houses    
  • Accordia interior    
  • Apartment building    
  • Accordia courtyard houses    
  • Accordia courtyard houses    
  • 1 and 2 Moreland Terrace    
  • FCBS Masterplan    
  • FCBS moreland terrace lower plans    
  • FCBS moreland terrace upper plans    
  • FCBS vista plans    
  • FCBS small courtyard house isometric    
  • Concept sketch    
  • House types and ownership diagram    
  • 4 bed render    
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  • Landscaping sketch    
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  • Landscaping concept sketch    

Large-scale housing masterplan, Cambridge, by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and Alison Brooks Architects

FCBS were appointed to masterplan the brownfield site, and subsequently to design 212 houses and 166 apartments at an overall density of 40 dwellings per hectare. Maccreanor Lavington and Alison Brooks Architects were appointed to design 25 per cent and 10 per cent of the housing respectively, in order to bring variety to the scheme.

Including a series of different house and apartment types, the masterplan incorporates terraces, courtyard houses and ‘set-piece’ apartment buildings within public landscaped gardens which extend to approximately three hectares.

The masterplan was designed for pedestrian and cycle demands, with landscaped pedestrian “streets”, mews streets with shared surfaces, discreet car parking and integrated cycle parking.


  • Begun: Sep 2002
  • Completed: Oct 2004
  • Sector: Residential
  • Total cost: £38M
  • Tender date: Nov 2002
  • Procurement: JCT 98
  • CO2 Emissions: 35kg/m2/year
  • Address: Hadleigh, Huntingdon Road, Girton, Cambridge, CB3 0LH, United Kingdom

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