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Why wouldn’t we?

Nesil Caliskan
Nesil Caliskan
Leader, Enfield Council
Influences ● February 24, 2021

We ran an inter-generational housing design competition in partnership with the GLA. We had local architects pitch their ideas for inter-generational living. It was a great experience. Amazing ideas came forward.

I grew up in an inter-generational house. For years my mum would say: “When you girls grow up a bit more we can move”. But now my grandparents need support themselves and my mum still lives there. That is inter-generational living. It will be something design will take more into consideration. We have an aging population and a younger generation that needs support from grandparents.

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