Quadratic gridUnité(s) Social Housing Project in Dijon
For a social housing project in north Dijon, the architect Sophie Delhay devised an ingenious building block system based on a quadratic grid.
An attraction above the waterLittle Island by Thomas Heatherwick
Thomas Heatherwick explains his ideas for designing the Little Island project.
A green oasis in the back yardRedensification of a Paris Perimeter Block Develo...
This building project by Mars Architectes creates additional living space and upgrades the dreary inner courtyard of a four-storey perimeter block development in Paris.
Africa and climate changeTarik Oualalou on the Urban Planning of the Future
Africa is suffering the consequences of climate change - and is also our last chance to test better models of urbanization, says Tarik Oualalou, an architect in Paris and Casablanca.
Living in a hallZollhaus Zurich
This co-op by Enzmann Fischer tests concepts for communal living groups. The story of one of these groups has been documented on Switzerland’s national TV broadcaster.
Serpentine lines against a square backgroundManhattan’s Little Island
Simon Ng and Paul Westwood of Heatherwick Studio talk about their work on the Little Island project.
Affordable living space made of woodLa Balma Cooperative Residential Building by Laco...
In La Balma cooperative residential building, Lacol have implemented their principles of participation, sustainability and architectural quality in the smallest of spaces.
An annular pedwayPedestrian Bridge by Office Kersten Geers David V...
The annular pedestrian bridge known as Tondo spans the Leuvensweg in the centre of Brussels.
Affordable cooperative livingLa Borda in Barcelona by Lacol
Since residents moved into the 28 apartments in 2018, La Borda has won many international awards, including the Zumtobel Group Award 2021.
Urban HousingEditorial 3.2022
A podcast accompanying our March edition, Detail 3.2022.