What is the Nightingale model?
The Nightingale model is a set of systems and processes for housing provision. The model exists to enables licensed architects to develop Nightingale buildings using the learnings and interrogations of architects who have previously developed Nightingale buildings.
Capped project profits
Designed to reduce operating and maintenance costs
Removal of unnecessary inputs, e.g. marketing activities and display suites
Covenant on resale to ensure affordability is passed on
Transparent project costs to investors and purchasers
Transparent governance and decision-making processes
100% fossil fuel free building operations, e.g. via an embedded energy network
Minimum 7.5 star NatHERS thermal rating
Water harvesting and productive gardens
Meaningful and informed participation from future home owners across the project, from design through to settlement
Purchasers given real cost information during the design process to support informed decisions
Contribution back to the local urban community through the creation of connected communities, active street frontages, fine-grain and tactile pedestrian experience for passers-by, and engagement with tenants who can provide 'third spaces'