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82 State subsidized housing building in Carabanchel, Madrid by Amann-Cánovas-Maruri

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Article source: Amann-Cánovas-Maruri

The proposal is not built from the review of the traditional housing block but from the attributes of the slab of minimum width perforated with through holes.

Image Courtesy Miguel de Guzmán´s

  • Architects: Amann-Cánovas-Maruri
  • Project: 82 State subsidized housing building
  • Location: Avenida de la Peseta. Carabanchel. Madrid, Spain
  • Author: Atxu Amann, Andrés Cánovas, Nicolás Maruri
  • Client: EMVS (Department of housing ,Madrid Council Government)
  • Site area: 4441.33 m2
  • Built up area: 13419,81 m2 (including parking areas)
  • Project: year: 2005-2007
  • Completed: year: May 2009
  • Costs: 6.957.818€

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Une Salle de Séjour en Anneau in Chartre, France by Kotaro horiuchi architecture

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Article source: Kotaro horiuchi architecture

The site is located in Chartres 80km southwest of Paris, France.

This house in the suburbs of Paris, was planned as a residence which stands still at forest which occupies most of this area, characteristic and vast site quietly. In addition to family dwelling houses, weekend houses for people living in Paris as guest.

In order that Japanese wife may transmit Japanese culture in exotic ground France, opening various courses of Japanese culture and people considered it as the house which can touch Japanese culture.

Bird Eye View

  • Architect: Kotaro horiuchi architecture
  • Name of Project: Une Salle de Séjour en Anneau
  • Location: Chartre, France
  • Program: Housing
  • Plot area: 1,200 m2
  • Built area: 593 m2

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Highwood Square in Hamden, Connecticut by Ben Ledbetter Architect and Graftworks Design Research

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Article source: Graftworks Design Research

This project was developed as apartments for artists by Mutual Housing Association, a nonprofit organization working to provide quality affordable homes for working families in New Haven, CT.  Located on Dixwell Avenue, the surrounding area is a mix of commercial and light industrial buildings bordered by a residential neighborhood – the existing property and buildings sat vacant for 15 years before MHA bought the property.

Community room/gallery with three bedroom duplex apts above

  • Architect: Ben Ledbetter Architect and Graftworks Design Research (email – bl@benledbetter.com, phone – 203-782-1912)
  • Project: Highwood Square
  • Location: Hamden, Connecticut
  • Completion: Fall 2011
  • Owner: Mutual Housing of South Central Connecticut
  • Architects Design: Ben Ledbetter Architect in Association With GRAFTWORKS Design Research
  • Structural, Civil. MEP Engineer: Decarlo & Doll
  • Landscape Architect: MRLD
  • General Contractor: LaRosa Building Group
  • Photography: David Joseph Photography
  • Principals in Charge: Ben Ledbetter, Ben Ledbetter Architect, Lawrence Blough, GRAFTWORKS Design Research
  • Project Team: John Henle Architect, Greg Merryweather Architect, John Heida, Ben Howes

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168 Social Housing in Madrid, Spain by Coco Arquitectos

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Article source: Coco Arquitectos

This project is the result of the winning 1st prize in a competition promoted by the Municipal Housing Agency in Madrid, to build 168 social dwelling. The strong sloped plot was placed in the very edge of the city.

Image Courtesy Miguel de Guzman

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Social House-40 Fogos S.Marcal in Oeiras, Portugal by CVDB Arquitectos

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

Article source: CVDB Arquitectos

The main goal of the project was to create a building integrated in the urban context and providing the construction of public space visually connecting the city and the park.

The site plan is located in a park area in the middle of a neighborhood with public buildings, like a Day Care Elderly Centre and a Public Swimming Pool. The building offers public space and paths connecting the different parts of the city and opening it to the community.

Social House-40 Fogos S.Marcal

  • Architects: CVDB Arquitectos
  • Project: Social House-40 Fogos S.Marcal
  • Location: Portela de Carnaxide, Oeiras, Portugal
  • Project data: International public competition – 1st prize, 2008
  • Client: Câmara Municipal de Oeiras (Oeiras Municipality)
  • Total Built area: 5 000 sq m (53 820 sq ft)
  • Construction cost including stage equipment: 2 000 000 Euros ($ 2 776 000 USD)
  • Design Team: Cristina Veríssimo, Diogo Burnay and Tiago Santos with  João Falcão, Joana Barrelas, Luís Cruz, Hugo Nascimento, Ângelo Branquinho
  • Lanscape architecture: GLOBAL – Arq.ª Inês Norton
  • Structure, foundations and services: AFA Consult

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Housing development am krautgarten in Vienna, Austria by Caramel Architects

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Article source: Caramel Architects

The property lies in a green zone at the periphery of vienna and is surrounded by small houses and small apartment complexes. the atmosphere that future tenants associate with this site is one of “living in green surroundings”, ideally: one’s own house and garden.

Exterior View (Images Courtesy Hertha hurnaus)

  • Architect: Caramel Architects
  • Name of Project: Housing development am krautgarten
  • Location: Vienna, Austria
  • Landscape architecture: Idealice – alice größinger
  • General planning: Stumpf develepment gmbh
  • Client: Bauhilfe gemeinnützige gmbh
  • Photography: Hertha hurnaus

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Flowerdale Community House in Victoria, Australia by Antarctica

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Article source: Antarctica

Flowerdale Community House is the new home for the enormous range of programs run by the residents of this small Victorian town. Located an hour north of Melbourne, the project is on the site of the community house and kindergarten that was destroyed in the Black Saturday bushfires of 2009.

Image Courtesy Antarctica

  • Architects: Antarctica
  • Project: Flowerdale Community House
  • Location: Flowerdale, Victoria, Australia
  • Project Team: Graham Crist (Project Director), Nicola Garrod (Project Architect)
  • Contractor: Kendall Constructions
  • Consultants: Keith Long and Associates
  • Project Area: 460sqm
  • Completed: September 2011
  • Photography: Antarctica
  • Software used: AutoCAD

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Moire Moire Moire : : 3 mews Houses in Dublin, Ireland by ODOS architects

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Article source: ODOS architects

The site for these three mews dwellings is located on an industrial lane way in Dublin 8, previously devoid of domestic life. This industrial setting was instrumental in informing the architectural language of these dwellings. From the outside, the three dwellings appear as a mysterious, robust and impenetrable mass. The cantilevered upper section is a composition of powder coated metal industrial flooring planks arranged in a structural steel frame. These voile like planks have been laid out in varying widths to create a rhythm to the street elevation and have been periodically doubled in depth creating a moiré or interference pattern.

Front View

  • Architect: ODOS architects
  • Name of Project: Moire Moire Moire : : 3 mews Houses
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Internal Floor Area: 190 sqm (per dwelling unit)
  • Type: 3 No. Mews Development
  • Design: 2006
  • Completion: 2010
  • Engineers: Cora

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CHL Social Housing in Chalon-sur-Saône, France by Ateliers O-S Architectes

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Article source: Ateliers O-S Architectes

URBAN SEQUENCE

Located on a former industrial site, the project of 39 social apartments is part of a master plan of three housing projects organized around a generous garden. The project stands along Rue Pierre Vaux made up of two volumes of three and four floors. Its corner situation implies a specific work on this urban link.

Image Courtesy Luc Boegly

  • Architects: Ateliers O-S Architectes
  • Project: CHL Social Housing
  • Location: Chalon-sur-Saône, France
  • Client: Logivie / Batigère
  • Schedule: July 2011
  • Budget: 34,66,000 € HT
  • Surface: 3,221 sqm
  • Consultants: EUCLID (bet TCE)
  • Photography: Luc Boegly

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Paisano Green Community in El Paso, Texas by Workshop 8 Architecture (designed using Vectorworks and Sketchup Pro)

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Article source: Workshop 8

In February of 2010 The Housing Authority of The City of El Paso held a national design competition to help them create the “greenest affordable housing development in the country”. This 73-unit, LEED Platinum, senior housing neighborhood represents a bold new direction in affordable housing and HACEP is leading the way. The project is a mix of one and two bedroom units, nine single room occupancies (SROs), and a central, iconic community building housing office and meeting space — all of which are designed to be wheel-chair adaptable and have 100% visitability.

New Paisano Green Community Renderings

  • Architects: Workshop 8 Architecture
  • Project: Paisano Green Community
  • Location: El Paso, Texas
  • Software used: Vectorworks and Sketchup Pro
  • Roma Campanile
    HOPE VI/Choice Neighborhood Grant Manager
    HUD/Office of Public Housing Investments
  • client contact
    Housing Authority of the City of El Paso
    Gerald Cichon, Chief Executive Officer

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