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Round-Up: 5 Striking Examples of Social Housing

For many people, there is an unfortunate stigma attached to social housing. Fortunately, some countries have realized that one of the best ways to combat this stigma is through good design, leading to some striking and unusual social housing blocks in countries such as Spain, France, Slovenia and Belgium. This article on the blog Best MSW Programs has a list of the top 30 social housing blocks worldwide, but here on ArchDaily we've collected 5 of our favorites: Elemental's Monterrey Housing, the Tetris Apartments by OFIS Architekti, Savonnerie Heymans by MDW Architecture, 24H Architecture's Hatert Housing and KOZ ArchitectesTête en l’air. You can also see the top 30 list here.

Hatert Housing / 24H architecture

  • Architects: 24H architecture
  • Location: Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Area: 8000.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: 24H architecture

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