Category: housing

architecture-anddesign: Les trois tours de l’Î…

architecture-anddesign:

Les trois tours de l’Île Verte, Grenoble, France [1263×1950]

danismm: Knickerbocker Village, Housing Projec…

danismm:

Knickerbocker Village, Housing Project in Manhattan by the Fred F.  French Organisation, 1934

Garden Homes district, a housing project mode…

Garden Homes district, a housing project modeled after the British
“garden city” movement that provided working class people with
well-built homes, yards, and easy access to a local park. Completed in 1925.

From
Milwaukee’s Socialist Experiment

A helicopter flies over a section of Baltimor…

A helicopter flies over a section of Baltimore affected by riots.
Richard Rothstein writes that recent unrest in Baltimore is the legacy
of a century of federal, state and local policies designed to
“quarantine Baltimore’s black population in isolated slums.”
   
           
       

functionmag: Bruchfeldstrasse Siedlung, Frankf…

functionmag:

Bruchfeldstrasse Siedlung, Frankfurt am Main
Ernst May, 1926–1927

You’ll share this apartment with a stranger —…

You’ll share this apartment with a stranger — but don’t dare call it a dorm

Regular

tamazo2:

那覇市営安謝住宅(1982年)
那覇市安謝
2018

sosbrutalism: SOS Brutalism ✕ ArkDes In 2017 S…

sosbrutalism:

SOS Brutalism ✕ ArkDes

In 2017 Sparta Student Residence was named Lund’s most beautiful building. Among other buildings built from concrete, Sparta is usually described as one of the clearest examples of Brutalism in Sweden. The raw concrete façade has since been remade in green.

Bengt Edman: Sparta Student Housing, Lund, Sweden, 1968–1971

Photos: Karl-Erik Olsson, courtesy of ArkDes, The Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design

modernism-in-metroland: Churchill Gardens Esta…

modernism-in-metroland:

Churchill Gardens Estate, Pimlico (1946-62) by Powell and Moya.

Estate built to replace a large area of terraced housing damaged during World War 2. Phillip Powell and Hidalgo Moya designed the estate, which was part of the post war reconstruction Abercrombie Plan, with 1600 homes spread over 32 blocks of varying sizes.

Image from The Guardian

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Mayor of Lond…

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan visit the
Churchill Gardens Estate in Westminster on April 19, 2018 in London,
England. The visit was following the launch of the Labour party’s Social
Housing review and Green Paper consultation which sets out their
ambition to build one million affordable homes over a ten year period,
including the biggest council house-building program for over 30 years.