Low-Income Housing with Heart It has been a crucial question for ages: how best to house low-income people in densely populated urban environments. As the world becomes more crowded and urbanised, the matter grows increasingly urgent. Eve Kushner reports. Has anyone come up with a solution to embrace the problem of high-density housing wholeheartedly? Many experiments have failed, and some have ..
Viviendas en la calle Santiago El Verde. Lavapies, Madrid. Concurso. El barrio de Lavapies adolece de falta de espacio publico hasta tal punto que el caserio, denso, pesa sobre los peatones al caminar. Alla donde se puede, la administracion obra en parques, jardines y plazas de nueva creacion; donde hay que construir, ¿por que no hacerlo invirtiendo la volumetria? La corrala como espacio de soci..
Tribeca: Alison Brooks Architects’ Scheme at Great George Street in Liverpool for Developer Urban Splash. Alison Brooks Architects have designed three buildings for the ‘Tribeca’ development in Liverpool, which will act as a ‘beacon’ at the prominent corner of Great George Street and St James Street. The buildings will be a combination of 93 apartments and colonnaded commercial space at street l..
Location: L.E.S., New York Program: New building with art gallery and 5 apartments. Area: 14,000 sf Completion: 2004-2007 Consultants : Sharon Engineering Team: Eric Bunge, Mimi Hoang; Daniela Zimmer, Jorge Pereira, Takuya Shinoda. Client: 109 Norfolk, LLC Contractors:Builders & HVAC; George Dimizas/G&G Metal (steel packages and facade) Switch Building is a 7 storey apartment and art gallery bui..
Architect: OFIS arhitekti Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia Design Year: 2005-2006 Construction Year: 2006-2007 Design Team: Martina Lipicer - udia, Nejc Batistic - udia, Andrej Gregoric - cand.arh, Ana Kosi - stud.arch. Programme: Social apartments with parking Client: Gradis G group, Ljubljana Constructed Area: 5,000 sqm Nº of floors: 4 floors + 2 underground parking Budget: Construction: 650 EURO..
41 viviendas en Malaga. Concurso. Es un proyecto para un solar complicado, en un barrio no demasiado singular de la ciudad de malaga. La compleja y restrictiva normativa urbanistica de la zona establece limites claros para el desarrollo del volumen en relacion a la calle, y por otra parte las alturas permitidas y la ocupacion maxima del solar daban lugar a un interpretacion dual de las posibilid..
Zoran Radivojevic (Cazenove Architects) wowed the judges to take first place in the Robin Hood Gardens competition with his treatment of the buildings as giant carcasses. Explore Radivojevic's design in more depth. What the architect says… In the 'City through Buildings' proposition the Robin Hood Gardens are seen as a s structure of cumulated encapsulated social and physical energies, a previou..
The design, in collaboration with British firm Dynamic Architecture Group, will be premiered in two locations: Moscow and Dubai which were chosen for very different reasons. Dubai was Fisher’s first choice for the tower. He said: “Dubai is a city of the future and I think that the building of the future should be in the city of the future.” He took inspiration from UAE Vice President and Dubai r..