Rogers rebukes volume housebuilders for 'greed'

Richard Rogers

Big housebuilders won’t solve housing crisis, says architect

Richard Rogers has ticked off ‘greedy’ volume housebuilders and said they won’t solve the housing crisis.

He said more local authorities need to build more homes - using architects.

Speaking at an event on factory-made housing organised by New London Architecture, the architect said: “When local authorities who had been elected by the local people lost planning control in favour of the government, who handed it to the developer, we lost control.

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