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Walter's Way: an experiment in self-build housing

A remarkable council housing project on a little-known street in Lewisham may hold the solution to London’s housing crisis

Architect Walter Segal had a long and influential career. In his later years he focused on a series of self-built council housing developments which made use of innovative organising principles. This is the story of Walter’s Way, a little-known street of two storey houses in Lewisham, which may hold part of the solution to London’s housing crisis.

Doughnut: The Outer London Festival

This video was created by The Architecture Foundation as part of Doughnut: The Outer London Festival, a day long exploration of London’s rapidly transforming periphery taking place on September 5th 2015. To find out more about the festival and purchase tickets to the event, click here.

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