The following paradox presents difficulties for European planners: as the rural population moves into conurbations, the desire for larger and higher-quality residential and leisure spaces is also increasing. Strategies for dealing with the resulting conflicts will be presented at the international conference “Urban Densification – The Challenge for Open Space” of the TU Vienna.
In Vienna, architect Nerma Linsberger developed the social housing project “Sakura” and got awarded by the American Architecture Prize (AAP) 2016. The facade of the unique residential building reminds of the famous Japanese cherry blossom, after which the project is named. Major goals were the reduction of costs and a social suitability. The apartments are designed […]