Posts Tagged: housing system

Finalist, BCN NYC Affordable Housing Challenge

The project titled “Elastic Living: A Compact, Adaptable and Affordable Prefab Apartment Prototype” by ArqEstructura (where I’m a partner), Angelo Roventa (architect, Vienna), and Ignaz Furger (business strategist, Zürich) is a finalist in the BCN NYC Affordable Housing Challenge. You can

Finalist, BCN NYC Affordable Housing Challenge

The project titled “Elastic Living: A Compact, Adaptable and Affordable Prefab Apartment Prototype” by ArqEstructura (where I’m a partner), Angelo Roventa (architect, Vienna), and Ignaz Furger (business strategist, Zürich) is a finalist in the BCN NYC Affordable Housing Challenge. You can

Own ‘N Rent: a flexible housing system

Own’NRent is a flexible housing system designed to enable the adaptation of dwellings to changing spatial needs throughout a lifetime. The system is premised on being able to ‘connect’ (and later ‘disconnect’, if necessary) two different types of spaces: 1.) a basic ‘Core Dwelling Unit’

Own ‘N Rent: a flexible housing system

Own’NRent is a flexible housing system designed to enable the adaptation of dwellings to changing spatial needs throughout a lifetime. The system is premised on being able to ‘connect’ (and later ‘disconnect’, if necessary) two different types of spaces: 1.) a basic ‘Core Dwelling Unit’

home-kit

Home-kit is a modular, affordable and flexible housing system for the information age in which different live-work units assembled from a kit of parts can be aggregated into various building types such as the high-rise tower, the medium-rise perimeter block,

home-kit

Home-kit is a modular, affordable and flexible housing system for the information age in which different live-work units assembled from a kit of parts can be aggregated into various building types such as the high-rise tower, the medium-rise perimeter block,

CourtHomes for America

The CourtHome is a North American suburban housing system intended as a lower energy, medium-density, and more sustainable alternative to the low-density detached “single-family” suburban house. CourtHomes are attached, both side-to-side and back-to-back, by means of party walls, and they have private courtyards instead of

CourtHomes for America

The CourtHome is a North American suburban housing system intended as a lower energy, medium-density, and more sustainable alternative to the low-density detached “single-family” suburban house. CourtHomes are attached, both side-to-side and back-to-back, by means of party walls, and they have private courtyards instead of

Ideal Double Standard

‘Ideal Double Standard’ is a theoretical proposal for a transformable dwelling in a context of row- or terrace- houses. A folding party wall permits built-in furniture on castors to be positioned either in the middle of a space or else against

Ideal Double Standard

‘Ideal Double Standard’ is a theoretical proposal for a transformable dwelling in a context of row- or terrace- houses. A folding party wall permits built-in furniture on castors to be positioned either in the middle of a space or else against

Social Housing Halbinsel Stralau, Berlin

I worked on this Berlin social housing project in the Amsterdam office of Herman Hertzberger in 1994, while studying at the Berlage Institute. My main task was to design the dwelling units in strict conformance with German social housing regulations, together with the

Social Housing Halbinsel Stralau, Berlin

I worked on this Berlin social housing project in the Amsterdam office of Herman Hertzberger in 1994, while studying at the Berlage Institute. My main task was to design the dwelling units in strict conformance with German social housing regulations, together with the

Generic Box Prototype

Generic Box Prototype is a theoretical project for a mixed-use housing, office, and retail complex in Rotterdam. It was designed as part of a 1994 design studio at the Berlage Institute Amsterdam (instructors Henk Döll and Francine Houben, project collaborator Miriam Arcas)

Generic Box Prototype

Generic Box Prototype is a theoretical project for a mixed-use housing, office, and retail complex in Rotterdam. It was designed as part of a 1994 design studio at the Berlage Institute Amsterdam (instructors Henk Döll and Francine Houben, project collaborator Miriam Arcas)