Y:Cube shortlisted for the New Ideas for Housing international ideas competition

15 September 2015

The ideas competition, in partnership with the Mayor of London, aimed to find fresh thinking on how to unlock London’s housing supply and deliver more homes for an expanding population.

Y:Cube has been announced as one of the 100 shortlisted projects. Y:Cube is a project developed for YMCA, which provides temporary ‘move on’ accommodation for young people who had been living in YMCA hostels and bed and breakfast accommodation.The first Y:Cube development of 36 units opened in Mitcham last week with the first residents moving in on 10 September.

The shortlisted projects will feature in the New Ideas for Housing exhibition in the NLA galleries at The Building Centre from 15 October - 17 December and related publication, with winning schemes to be announced on 14 October.