Posts tagged living
317_Timothee Mercier and Ian Lee: Bronx Supportive Living & Farming

Submission #317 | Timothee Mercier and Ian Lee: Bronx Supportive Living & Farming — “The housing project is an attempt to bring farming back to the Bronx residents in its current urban context, assimilating urbanism and agriculture – providing a new, intimate proximity with food. Empowering residents with a self-sustaining nutritional and financial system. A form of supportive housing, a new age of housing.”

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256_Stanley Tan: Market Monument

Submission #256 | Stanley Tan: Market Monument — “The proposal intends to be a concentrated city intensifying the uses of the traditional city whilst becoming an alternative infrastructure to the ground conditions created by many contemporary developments.”

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253_Stefan Burnett: MIT Interstitial Housing

Submission #253 | Stefan Burnett: MIT Interstitial Housing — “MIT Interstitial Housing looks to solve the harsh divide of academics and student living spaces through the use of interstitial open spaces, both housing and academics live off of one another. This new building typology aims to create a healthier balance between academics and student living.”

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247_Lambert David: Refuge-ground

Submission #247 | Lambert David: Refuge-ground — “Thanks to this new architectural concept, 25,000 shelters have been built on the coast of the Bay of Bengal, giving shape to a network of habitable offshore salt platforms raised above sea level. These human groups are gradually reconquering abandoned sectors, sheltering new forms of lacustrine societies, allowing life to emancipate in this vast salt water ecosystem.”

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244_Anderson Chan and Haydn Lo: Chain Factory, Chain Living

Submission #244 | Anderson Chan and Haydn Lo: Chain Factory, Chain Living — “Our project is named Chain Factory, Chain Living. The project explores the possibility of creating a chained textile factory along side housing in existing urban fabric. The design critiques on the work/live condition in Changsin-dong of Seoul, and explores the possibility of putting factory together with living, while not compromising the quality of life.”

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204_Ellen Wong: Homonym Typology 

Submission #204 | Ellen Wong: Homonym Typology — "Within Homonym Typology, a suburban house is no longer an isolated entity, it engages with neighboring units to form a community. Each unit have common formation parts to spatial whole relationship. Each duplex is made up of two uniquely designed units which are fused together to create a set of relationships which the experience of duality of the unit is completed, the full function of a house is achieved through the connection."

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190_Ansh Vakil: Los Angeles Co-Habitant

Submission #190 | Ansh Vakil: Los Angeles Co-Habitant — "The concept behind this project is about defining a brand new ecosystem within a familiar urban setting. Give, this project is for a co-living model, it also revolutionizes the traditional housing model that we are familiar with today. What if we could take what we already know about traditional housing, group programmatic spaces so as to avoid any unnecessary redundancies and create a more efficient use of space that is specific to the characteristics of communal living?"

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156_Bakavou Vasiliki: Typologies_living-working

Submission #156 | Bakavou Vasiliki: Typologies_living-working — "Due to the evolution of technology, which brought the concept of working from home, flexibility on working hours, great reduction of the necessary working space and easier transmutation of any space to a workplace, the traditional notion of “home” gets radically altered. It is transforming from a detached shelter to a versatile, adjustable space. In such a system the limit between the private(live) and the public(work) sphere becomes increasingly blurry, causing them to co-exist in several occasions."

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153_Chenta Tsai: TR4NSIT

Submission #153 | Chenta Tsai: TR4NSIT — "The current housing inefficiency is not only due to the obsolescence of the policies of housing but the inability of finding an eligible answer to our domestic habits and realms. The radical transformation in the family structure, in gender roles, social inequality, mass migration and temporality have demanded the search for a new mode of living for the new domestic entity – The Post-Internet Nomad. A globalized entity unattached to conventionalisms and traditions whom, without feeling the need of pertinence or attachment displaces from city to city according to his labor or demands.

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135_Stanley Tan Hanjie: The Lot

Submission #135 | Stanley Tan Hanjie: The Lot — "The Lot: Communal Social Housing Scheme for a Garden Community and Farmers’ Market. The project studies the theme of urban-suburbanisation, calculated efficiency of a self-sustainable urban infrastructure and the design of a rural retreat. Living units are integrated into a living canopy which is used to grow organic vegetables and also works as a rainwater harvester and irrigation system. A food market is also provided for the public."

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118_Koh Jhee Son: Affordable Housing Incorporating Farming and Market for Social Symbiosis

Submission #118 | Koh Jhee Son: Affordable Housing Incorporating Farming and Market for Social Symbiosis — The design project aims to introduce social role of affordable housing in urban context as a strategy to seek understanding and interest among government and developers. The origin of the issue is the weak quality provision of affordable housing in the urban development. In order to improve the quality of housing for the poorer community, the provider of the housing (government and developers) need to see the benefit of investing concerning social and economic purpose.

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71_Stepan Nesterenko: Whale­–House

Stepan Nesterenko: Whale­–House — The project is a spatial critical speculation, partly based on the entrance situation of the reference — House Rudin by H&deM, and the given dimensions of two interacting volumes — one public and one private, set together to examine the relation of different oppositions: inside / outside, private / public, positive / negative space.

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39_Carlos E. Inigo: Giant Cicero

Carlos E. Inigo: Giant Cicero — I am an architecture student, recent graduate from University of Illinois at Chicago. Currently Working in an architectural & urban design firm in Chicago, IL — The Name of the Project is ‘Giant Cicero’

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36_Federico Fauli: Nobody's Land

Federico Fauli: Nobody's Land — Nobody’s Land is a project born from an apocalyptic concept. It represents the lack of a vision, the appeal for a utopian renewal and the constant search for new ways of living. A project set in the nowadays Bangladesh reality, in a site located in the South-West area of Dhaka, surrounded by the Buriganga river.

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