HOMELESS HACKATHON AT HOUSING 2019

Last week MOBIE, FutureGov and Inside Housing held a Homeless Hackathon at Housing 2019, Europe’s largest housing festival. Participants designed new, innovative solutions to help put an end to homelessness. Over 120 people took part generating 17 amazing ideas.

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MARK FARMER'S KEYNOTE AT CIM ANNUAL DEBATE

MOBIE trustee Mark Farmer, Founding Director & CEO of Cast, and author of the Farmer Report - Modernise or Die - provided a keynote speech at the Chartered Institute of Marketing annual lunch & debate at the House of Lords. Here he discusses some of the key issues around improving the image of construction and the challenges of reshaping the construction industry.

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BROWSE OUR NEW COURSES PAGE

We’ve introduced a new courses page that tells you all you need to know about the MOBIE educational pathway, MOBIE courses and where to enrol and find out more. This page will be updated as our new courses are confirmed so be sure to check back for the latest launches.

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WINNERS' VISIT TO GRIMSHAW ARCHITECTS

The winning young students of our recent Design Challenge with DEC (Design Engineer Construct) spent a day with world renowned Grimshaw Architects at their offices in Clerkenwell, London. It was an amazing and inspirational day that thanks to the time, passion and generosity of the Grimshaw staff involved, these young designers will not forget.

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MOBIE & CIH DESIGN CHALLENGE 2019

This new design challenge with the Construction Innovation Hub (CIH) is asking you to think about the 21st Century home. How do people actually live in their homes and what things like technology, affordability, size, space (private and shared), family growth, comfort, individuality, work, entertainment, aesthetics must we consider when designing new family homes? For more information and how to enter see the challenge page.

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MOBILISE - HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT US?

Home is the most important piece of architecture in our lives. It crafts the way we live, and how we grow as families and communities.  A well-designed home can enhance the way we live and promote our well-being.

At MOBIE we believe it is for tomorrow’s generation to define how they want to live now, and in the future.

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OUR BUILT ENVIRONMENT IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST INFLUENCES ON OUR LIVES

I don’t know when it happened, but at some point in living history our streets, homes and communities changed. At an almost imperceptible rate something happened that made our communities a place where people could exist just inches from each other yet never get the chance to say a passing hello. We remain anonymous. Ghosts behind curtains.

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GEORGE'S SQUARE

For seven-year-old George Clarke life on his council estate revolved around pedalling on his Raleigh Burner, creating camps and dens, racing handmade carts and playing footie. The focal meeting point for his school friends and neighbours was the paved square edged with bushes near his family home in Washington, Tyne and Wear, where he lived with his mam, dad and three sisters.

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PAPER FOLDING CHALLENGE

At MOBIE we believe in doing. Actively participating leads us to the most innovative and sometimes most unexpected ideas and solutions. We invited visitors to UK Construction Week to join us for a simple and creative challenge

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HEXOHOMES WINNERS

The winning entry from Nottingham Girls’ Academy was one of the most innovative home designs the MOBIE team has ever come across. Congratulations, Nottingham Girls’ Academy!

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