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Schots 1 and 2

Further to winning the Europan 3 competition, in 1994 S333 were commissioned to develop a structure plan for the CiBoGa terrain, a 14-h, post-industrial site on the edge of the centre of Groningen.

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Lohbach Residences

This housing development is located at the west end of the Franz-Baumann-Weg and forms the border between the residential and agricultural zones in the western part of Innsbruck. The 298 apartments of the complex are spread out over six buildings with five to seven storeys, accessed via a system of paved paths and areas. Designed by artists, these zones are car free and also utilised by children as playgrounds.

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Private Housing

Attempting to invest speculative housing with a measure of formal invention is generally a thankless enterprise. However, the design for this new apartment block uninhibitedly explores and celebrates materials and nature. The brief from the property development company was for 64 flats and 47 parking spaces on a tight budget.

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Housing in Trondheim Illa de la Llum

The project consists of a set of dwellings standing on the intersection between Avinguda Garcia Faria and Selva de Mar, known as the Illa de la Llum (Island of Light), and forms part of the Diagonal Mar operation. The urban plan clearly defines a 32,940 m2 site available for construction to be shared among three buildings.

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The Mountain

The Mountain Dwellings are located in Ørestaden, a new urban development in Copenhagen, Denmark. The program consist of 2/3 parking and 1/3 living.

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Práter Street Social Housing

The design approach for this infill project was based on both its urban role of finishing the site as well as the development of a distinctive character for the social housing.

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Revitalization of a Town House

In revitalising and adding further floors to the sixteen century building we wanted to show that continuing building in the city is a responsible way can be successful not just in aesthetic terms but also socially and economically. For us, this project is a passion, experiment and space for life.

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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.

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VM Houses

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

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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.

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Housing Rack / Pre-fab House in Berlin

“Wohnregal” houses life/work ateliers. It´s based on pre-cast concrete elements common in industrial construction and bridges two challenges. It applies serial construction to save cost and time. At the same time it counters preconceptions that seriality always implies uniformity of the units thus addressing an ever broadening scope of lifestyles.

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Residential Housing KNSM-Eiland

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Rue de Meaux Housing Complex

The building is located in a densely populated area of the 19th arrondisement in Paris. The building, with a rectangle general shape, can be thought of as a mass built to fit into the existing urban fabric on its outside perimeter while its center has been "carved out" to accommodate an interior green space.

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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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Housing on Boulevard de Belleville

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Public Housing in Carabanchel

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Checkpoint Charlie Housing

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Residential Block in Rua do Teatro

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Apartment Building D, Giudecca

This building is part of a large urban renewal plan on the site of the former Junghans industrial plant on the island of the Giudecca. The general urban scheme, implemented on the basis of the results of a closed competition won by the author, acts as a sort of microsurgery within the delicate body of the city with the construction of a new urban fabric and the renovation of existing industrial buildings converted to residential use. The D building is a new construction which substitutes an utilitarian building on the corner between two canals.

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Student Housing at Polo II, Universidade de Coimbra

The site is located at the centre of the new campus of the Universidade de Coimbra. Two streets define its geometry: a slopped street to the north and an horizontal pedestrian street to the south, between this construction and the canteen of the campus.

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Social Housing rue des Lyanes

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Shipboy Housing

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Boileau Apartments, Transformation of an Office Block into Housing

Transformation of an Office Block into Housing

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Cité Internationale (First Phase)

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Demographic changes and their impact on housing

From silos to systemic reform – the National Housing System strategy of Malta

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Europan – Mulhouse, France

Résidence sociale “Les Chaudronniers”

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Ethiopia – JIFAR Association

Cradle of humanity, Ethiopia is located on the Horn of Africa, crossed by the Great Rift Valley, there is an archaeological vestige more than 3 million years old, including the oldest hominids (Lucy) 3.18 million years old and Ardipithecus Kadabba, a 5.2 to 5.8 million year old hominid. 

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New European Bauhaus

The New European Bauhaus is a creative and interdisciplinary initiative that connects the European Green Pact with our living spaces and experiences. Conceived as a movement based on sustainability, inclusion and aesthetics. 

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Madrid: Álvaro González, Councillor for Housing of the Madrid City Council

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Barcelona: Javier Burón and Laia Grau, Barcelona City Council

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