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Category: Residential

October 02, 2016 /

Urban Rigger
Copenhagen, Denmark

Urban Rigger, a Danish housing startup, has responded to Copenhagen’s affordable housing shortage by proposing a use for the largest undeveloped area of the city center - the harbor itself. With the help of Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), they have designed a low-cost, modular housing system that can be altered, replicated and floated. If BIG have their way, Copenhagen’s harbor will soon be dense with floating shipping containers hosting young academics.

September 17, 2016 /

Corner House
London, United Kingdom

This new corner block by DSDHA sits familiarly in London’s central neighbourhood of Fitzrovia. It’s discreet presence within the streetscape is contrasted with two crystalline pavilions playfully perched on the rooftop of its solid form.

May 30, 2016 /

Guna House
Pezo von Ellrichshausen
Concepción, Chile

Sited on a remote strip of land between a lake and a eucalyptus forest, Guna House by Pezo von Ellrichshausen effectively combines a rigorous geometric approach with a thorough knowledge of site, materiality, and program into a coherent architectural statement.

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