Tag: affordable housing
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Modular Constructed Affordable Housing in Copenhagen by BIG

BIG fulfills “Homes for All” mission for non-profit affordable housing association Lejerbo with the recently completed 6,800m2 winding wall in Copenhagen’s multicultural northwest area. The building offers 66 new homes to low-income citizens featuring unprecedented 3.5m ceilings, generous floor to ceiling windows and outdoor terraces, realized on a strict budget. Named after its Dortheavej address […]

Housing

5 Amazing Tiny Houses and Their Financing Models

Tiny houses are popping up all over as more people decide to downsize and become more self-sufficient. These 5 examples show different ways of going about building and financing a tiny house, both as a private housing solution and product for mass-production. The tiny house movement is taking the housing market by storm, with small […]

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Affordable Living on Overlooked Land: The Starter Home* by OJT

Welcome to our projects series where we present benchmarks of urban living – self developed by architects and creative city makers. This week we want to present you the Starter Home* program by New Orleans based OJT (Office of Jonathan Tate) as well as the first realized version, Starter Home* No. 1. We first introduced The Starter […]

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The Commons – a Benchmark of Sustainable Development by Breathe Architecture

Welcome to our projects series where we present benchmarks of urban living – self developed by architects and creative city makers. This week we want to present you the apartment building The Commons by Melbourne based Breathe Architecture. We recently spoke with Jeremy McLeod, Founder of Melbourne based company Breathe Architecture. In the interview he told us that in […]

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The Nightingale Model: A Collaborative Movement for Sustainable, Affordable Housing in the City

Welcome back to Archipreneur Insights, the interview series with leaders who are responsible for some of the world’s most exciting and creatively disarming architecture. The series largely follows those who have an architectural degree but have since followed an entrepreneurial or alternative career path but also interviews other key players in the building and development […]

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Living Air-Right: Redefining Affordable Housing in NYC

Welcome to our projects series where we present benchmarks of urban living – self developed by architects and creative city makers. This week we want to present you a project by New York City based architects Beomki Lee and Chang Kyu Lee. Adding cabins to unused roof tops like CABIN SPACEY or designing houses on misshaped “leftover” lots […]

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Hippest Dorm in Berlin: Student Life in Shipping Containers

A village built out of shipping containers is the hottest new student accommodation idea in Berlin. Students seem to love it and the demand is high. The investor is saying: “30% cheaper, 50% faster and 100% cooler.” Take a look at the project yourself! The big idea: Affordable Student housing in shipping containers When developer […]

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