Articles tagged Social Housing

Social Housing by Metek. Photo Didier Boy De la Tour, Irina Productions, and Metek
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The city of light just got brighter with Metek’s social housing project

PARIS – Although the street-facing façade is maintained, it’s carte blanche behind it. 

White Clouds by More Architects and Poggi Architecture. Photos Javier Callejas
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More Architects' cloud clusters promote heavenly living

SAINTES – With the French government demanding that at least 20 per cent of every city is offered as social housing, many new developments are being built.

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Billboard: The Other Office 3 Presale
Montmartre housing by Ateloier Kempe Thill. Photos Ulrich Schwarz
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A sliced façade for Atelier Kempe Thill’s winter garden-inspired urban villas

PARIS – A modern interpretation of the classical urban villa is the starting point for desirable social housing in the district of Montmartre, northern Paris.

A riviera-blue future rising on Seoul's periphery.
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Frits van Dongen exports the European model of social housing to Korea

SEOUL – A new public housing prototype in south of Seoul’s city centre, called the Gangnam District, strongly resembles the celebrated British housing estates of the 1950s.

Modern, innovative, sustainable - a jewel in Los Angeles.
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SCI-Arc students build a home with Habitat for Humanity LA

LOS ANGELES – In a fruitful collaboration, students from the architecture school SCI-Arc use their skills to help a local charity build innovative housing for a small price.

Simple lines and warm tones characterise the exterior.
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Gemaile Rechak pushes new wave of social housing

BEZONS – Tapping into the current French trend of friendly social building, Gemaile Rechak Architects uses wood to create a residential sanctuary and demonstrates the difference between space and …

The firm presents exclusive insights on social and aesthetic quality.
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French Atelier O-S Architectes prefabricates contextual sensitivity

DIJON –  A cubic social housing complex by O-S Architectes blends in perfectly with its surroundings.

Bold geometry meets social needs.
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Antonini Darmon Architectes sheathes Parisian housing block with stacked arcades

PARIS – A social housing project in Boulogne-Billancourt by Antonini Darmon Architectes uses the rich language of classical architecture to create a palace for its inhabitants.

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Billboard: Salone del Mobile 2018
The mountain panorama translated into an urban setting.
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Green development fertilises Clichy-Batignolles district in Paris' periphery

PARIS – A sustainable development by Atelier Du Pont and Jean Bocabeille Architects is uprooting the outskirts of Paris for a new landscape.

The project brief consisted of two distinct requirements, to convert an existing building and to design a new structure.
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ECDM's curvaceous façade lifts above a garden to preserve Paris' green spaces

PARIS – A building project where the architectural firm aspired to preserve the green site – a rarity in the densely-built city centre.

Flowing metallic strips characterise the exterior, running from the ground upwards to tower above the building.
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Tetrarc adorns social housing with weaving aluminium towers

PARIS – With a sensitivity to the context of the encompassing Boulogne-Billancourt district, Tetrarc's design combines Paris' traditional architectural proportions and modern material …

Presented with an open lot, the architects devised a creative solution to allow residents to control privacy.
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Comte Vollenweider's adjustable timber facades let housing complex residents control privacy

MOUANS-SARTOUX – Located in a medieval town in the south-eastern corner of France, a social housing complex brings a contemporary edge to the historic area.