a self-initiated housing project in maylands
BUILDgruppe is a movement for resident-led housing that aims to build affordable, high-quality medium density apartments in the heart of Maylands.
So what is ‘resident-led housing’? It is where residents, not developers, are the driving force behind their own housing. BUILDgruppe is based on the German concept of Baugruppen, a resident driven model that bypasses developers to deliver housing at cost in a socially and environmentally conscious way. You can read more about Baugruppen here.
We would love to bring a development like this to the heart of Maylands, but first, we need future residents; the ‘Gruppe’ to be part of the journey to create a new community in Maylands.
The project is in the early stages, but if you think you would like to be involved and to find out more, please sign up through the form below. We will keep you updated and will soon be having an information night to answer any questions you may have.
In the meantime, feel free to browse our website. We have recently been investigating the Nightingale Model, a near-baugruppen style housing model from Melbourne. You’ll see some great examples of the potential lifestyle that can be gained from being a part of BUILDgruppe Maylands.