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NO ARCHITECTURE Emphasizes Urban Sustainability and Interaction with Alternative Residential Towers in China

14:00 - 15 April, 2017
NO ARCHITECTURE Emphasizes Urban Sustainability and Interaction with Alternative Residential Towers in China, © NO ARCHITECTURE
© NO ARCHITECTURE

One of the great ironies of modern urban life is the underlying disconnect that exists amongst us global citizens, despite living and functioning within such dense and close proximities. In order to address this issue in the context of China’s urban landscape, New York firm NO ARCHITECTURE has proposed two alternatives to the typical high-rise – two vertical residential typologies that feature a combination of courtyards, terraces, and gardens, and could be located in a wide variety of cities.

“Conceived around a series of cascading shared walls, ventilated courtyards, stepped terraces, and wind towers, these new vertical organizations re-connect urban living to nature, suggesting how we can live in close proximity today and can continue to do so sustainably for generations to come,” explained the architects.

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Courtyard House / NO ARCHITECTURE

01:00 - 4 August, 2014
Courtyard House / NO ARCHITECTURE, © Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

© Michael Weber © Michael Weber © Iwan Baan © NOA + 21

  • Architects

  • Location

    Aurora, United States
  • Architect in Charge

    Andrew Heid
  • Project Team

    Christopher Purpura, Jack Hogan, Noa Peer
  • Project Year

    2013
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