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AD Round Up: Housing Part VI

AD Round Up: Housing Part VI

Five amazing housing project back from 2009 for you to remember, and enjoy. Check them all after the break.

Quinta Monroy / Elemental The Chilean Government asked us to resolve the following equation: To settle the 100 families of the Quinta Monroy, in the same 5,000 sqm site that they have illegally occupied for the last 30 years which is located in the very center of Iquique, a city in the Chilean desert (read more…)

21 terraced houses / Vallo & Sadovsky Architects Our client’s requirement was to create a hybrid between a larger more comfortable dwelling with 4 parking places and a family house with a small garden, with two terraces and with its own garage. Our final proposal was also affected by the fact that the land drops down of a floor per its total length, i.e. of circa 3 meters (read more…)

Guesthouse at Seedri street / JVR Arhitektuuribüroo The resort town Pärnu is also known as the capital of Estonian functionalism. It is home to the pearls of Estonian functionalism of the 1930s – the Rannahotell (waterfront hotel), Rannahoone (beach building) and numerous functionalist villas from the same period. Since the 1970s, Pärnu has been enriched with an abundance of new neofunctionalist resort architecture, which gives the town its characteristic appearance (read more…)

Antony House / Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects Antony House on the Pembury Estate in Hackney provides 30 units of shared ownership accommodation for the Peabody Trust. The redevelopment of the former construction compound provided the first opportunity for a new building on the estate and a chance to forge a fresh urban identity (read more…)

Collage Paris / ECDM Located at the intersection of the homogeneous and haussmannian landscape along Gossec Street, and of the disparate architecture made up through time on Picpus Street, the site on which this 63 social housing program is established is an element of a typical “collage-city” landscape, also characterized by a double movement of the natural soil (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Housing Part VI" 17 Dec 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/97186/ad-round-up-housing-part-vi/> ISSN 0719-8884
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