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.
PARIS – A modern interpretation of the classical urban villa is the starting point for desirable social housing in the district of Montmartre, northern Paris.
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.
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.
BEZONS – Tapping into the current French trend of friendly social building, Gemaile Rechak Architects uses wood to create a residential sanctuary.
DIJON – White concrete façades correspond neatly with the urban narrative of the neighbourhood which is dominated by a succession of small buildings and private homes.
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.
PARIS – A sustainable development by Atelier Du Pont and Jean Bocabeille Architects is uprooting the outskirts of Paris for a new landscape.
PARIS – A building project where the architectural firm aspired to preserve the green site – a rarity in the densely-built city centre.
PARIS – Tetrarc's design combines Paris' traditional architectural proportions and modern material processes for a decorative and memorable residential scheme.
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.
PARIS – Hot on the heels of a new mixed development in the outlying Marly-le-Roi suburb, the Parisian practice has completed a social housing commission closer to home in the …
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