Look inside the show home at Leeds' most adventurous housing development

Could this be the future of housing? We look inside the new show home at the pioneering Climate Innovation District in Leeds city centre.

Wednesday, 15th May 2019, 10:38 am
The Scandi-inspired houses have triple glazed windows and high levels of insulation. They are 6.3 times quieter than building regulations demand.

Everything about Citu’s Climate Innovation District on the edge of Leeds city centre is wildly different from a normal housing development. READ MORE: Could this be the future of housing in Yorkshire?

All the rooms feature large, triple glazed windows that flood the property with natural light.
The sitting area in the Citu showhome
A children's bedroom with bespoke bed

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The kitchen in the showhome is sleek and contemporary with lots of storage.
A living wall with edible plants for residents to pick is part of the Climate Innovation District's green ethos.
There are no letter boxes in the front doors as this would compromise the air tightness of the house.