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Round-Up: 5 Striking Examples of Social Housing

Round-Up: 5 Striking Examples of Social Housing
Round-Up: 5 Striking Examples of Social Housing, Hatert Housing by 24H Architecture. Image © 24H architecture
Hatert Housing by 24H Architecture. Image © 24H architecture

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 Architectes' Tête en l’air. You can also see the top 30 list here.

Savonnerie Heymans by MDW Architecture. Image © Filip Dujardin Elemental's Monterrey Housing. Image © Ramiro Ramirez Tête en l’air by KOZ Architectes. Image © Cécile Septet OFIS Architekti's Tetris Apartments. Image  + 5

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Cite: Rory Stott. "Round-Up: 5 Striking Examples of Social Housing" 30 Jan 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/472416/round-up-5-striking-examples-of-social-housing/> ISSN 0719-8884
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