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Vindmøllebakken

Gaining by Sharing, a housing model concept based on owning less privately but sharing more collectively, forms the underlying framework behind Vindmøllebakken housing community. A project that questions how we build socially sustainable living spaces that reduce our carbon footprint and improve the quality of life.

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Friedrichstadt Housing Block

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Housing on Giudecca

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Urban Spaces 2 / Mumuleanu 14 Apartment Building

The project densifies a fragmented neighborhood in central Bucharest. It works with local dwelling typologies, in an attempt to preserve the flavour of small corners, courtyards, gardens, long narrow houses which all used to fill the old center of Bucharest, and which are quickly disappearing under a fast and mostly uncontrolled development process.

Urban design
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Fabra & Coats & Social Housing

The transformation project of the warehouse building of the old industrial complex of Fabra & Coats in Barcelona is included in the process of reconversion of this textile complex of the XIX and XX centuries to incorporate it to the "BCN creation factories" network.

Urban design
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Student Residence and Reversible Car Park

185 social student housing units associated with a reversible car park (housing/offices) with a superstructure of 500 spaces, sports hall, multi-purpose hall and shops

Urban design
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Transformation of 530 dwellings – Grand Parc Bordeaux

The project consists in the transformation of 3 social housing’s buildings of 530 dwellings. Built in the early 60’s, they needed a renovation after their demolition has been ruled out. The transformation of the dwellings full occupied, starts from the interior, to give them new qualities: more space, more light, more view, and upgrade the facilities.

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Haarlemmer Houttuinen Housing

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Housing on Boulevard de Belleville

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Public Housing in Carabanchel

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Checkpoint Charlie Housing

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Thames Reach Housing

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Housing Block, rue Ménil-Montant

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Conferencias VI Congreso Internacional de Arquitectura ‘La ciudad que queremos’

La Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad organiza un Congreso Internacional de Arquitectura de forma bianual en Pamplona desde 2010.

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Europan – Roubaix, France

Villa Sarrail The architect succeeded to keep in the development of her project the typological variety present in the original Europan project.

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Europan – Vienna, Austria

Vienna searches for optimal ways to maintain its role as an attractor of new inhabitants simultaneously as it encounters new lifestyles emerging among its domicile population. 

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Europan – Vienna, Austria

Vienna searches for optimal ways to maintain its role as an attractor of new inhabitants simultaneously as it encounters new lifestyles emerging among its domicile population. 

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Europan – Badajoz, Spain

This project is an open negotiation between the different parties involved in the development of the city.

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IQ innerstädtische Wohnquartiere – Primer premio Europan 9 

1st Prize Implementation: IQ Experimental Subsidized Housing in Selb (IQ innerstädtische Wohnquartiere) is a state-subsidized program included in an experimental regional initiative from the Bavarian Ministry of Construction to revitalize the central areas of a group of selected cities in Bavaria, Germany.

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Europan – Trondheim, Norway 

Teknobyen – Student housing in Throndheim (NO)  The project unifies situations of extreme intimacy with those of extroversion and collaboration.

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Europan – Groningen, Netherlands 

The ‘Super-Shell’ houses system provides the user maximum level of freedom to personalize his house. The house is sold completely empty, offering only the structure and the facades, without any installations or rooms inside. Three strategically holes located in the floors allow the user to choose the position of the installations within the house after bying it. 

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Europan – Marseille, France

This implementation in a bad reputation district of Marseille is the result of a long participative process between the inhabitants, the social landlords, Marseille Rénovation Urbaine, Marseille City Council and the 2 Europan runner-up teams.

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Europan – Zaanstad, Netherlands 

In this project the characteristic and qualities of the site and the memories of an industrial past –the river Zaan was the chief arterial route– have been take as the guiding principle in the design.

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Europan – Groningen, Netherlands

The CiBoGa Terrain. The aim of this Europan implementation process was to develop the urban principles for a mixed-use regeneration project on the CiBoGa terrain, a 14 ha post-industrial site on the edge of the Groningen city centre.

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Europan – Bilbao, Spain

The site was a former iron mine, with a topography that had slopes of up to 50 meters, surrounded by a disorganized and degraded residential outskirts to the north and by the channelled Nervión River and the Miraflores peninsula and Miribilla to the south. 

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Europan – Innsbruck Olympic Village 

This project is a small city built for people of all age groups, with a complete repertoire of different functions. It includes at the same time social housing for families, assisted living apartments, a day-care centre, a youth club, a multifunctional hall, a supermarket…

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Transformation of Tour Bois-le-Prêtre Housing Block

Built in the early 60s along the ring road on the northern periphery of Paris, this high-rise block of 16 storeys contains 96 apartments. Instead of demolition, which was the first option that was considered, a project of transformation of the existing building was decided upon.

Urban design
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Social Housing Rehabilitation in El Pópulo

The programme was to rehabilitate an old building with multiple historical layers in the centre of Cádiz, which was already occupied by several families.

Urban design
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VM Houses

How to give the greatest amount of light and the best view to the largest number of residents.

Urban design
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Housing in Trondheim

How to give the greatest amount of light and the best view to the largest number of residents.

Urban design

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