Social Housing , Colonia Lo Barnechea

The Place : Santiago,  Chile

Type/ Subject/ Tag :  Housing Project +Progressive Housing+Community Integrated Project+Urban Context+ Participatory Design +Alejandro Aravena + Elemantal

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” Our design was something in between a building and a house. As a building, it could pay for expensive, well-located land, and as a house, it could expand. If, in the process of not being expelled to the periphery while getting a house, families kept their network and their jobs, we knew that the expansion would begin right away. So we went from this initial social housing to a middle-class unit achieved by families themselves within a couple of weeks…

The purpose of design, trying to understand and trying to give an answer to the “3S” which means scale, speed, and scarcity.”

References/Links:

https://www.ted.com/talks/alejandro_aravena_my_architectural_philosophy_bring_the_community_into_the_process?language=tr

http://www.elementalchile.cl/en/proyecto/quinta-monroy-2/

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