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ODA Aims to Bring “Qualities of Private House” to Multi-Family Housing in Brooklyn

ODA Aims to Bring “Qualities of Private House” to Multi-Family Housing in Brooklyn

ODA Architecture has shared with us “510 Driggs,” a multi-family residential project that aims to provide residents with the “qualities of a private house” within Brooklyn’s dense urban landscape. Each of the six-story building’s 100 units will be equipped with a large, functional outdoor space and at least two exposures to maximize light and air.

“What if we could live in cities where everyone could enjoy similar qualities of a private house,” asked ODA. “We then challenged the zoning rules and regulations and the very common fundamentals and typologies of typical apartment buildings and came up with a scheme that satisfies all of the above. The complexity of the form serves a noble function while also becoming a beautiful piece of architecture.”

Axon. Image Courtesy of ODA Architecture
Axon. Image Courtesy of ODA Architecture
Diagrams. Image Courtesy of ODA Architecture
Diagrams. Image Courtesy of ODA Architecture
Fifth Floor. Image Courtesy of ODA Architecture
Fifth Floor. Image Courtesy of ODA Architecture

Construction is expected to begin June 2015. 

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "ODA Aims to Bring “Qualities of Private House” to Multi-Family Housing in Brooklyn" 24 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/561215/oda-aims-to-bring-qualities-of-private-house-to-multi-family-housing-in-brooklyn> ISSN 0719-8884
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