Sustainable by design 2050

An initiative of the UIA

Velux model home 2020

Activehouse

Sapienza_Universit___di_Roma

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Projects

Minimum Impact House

Minimum Impact House

Building their own home is the dream of many people, especially families. Here a strategy i provided to create a new type of homes in the city and reinforcing the social, economic, and cultural fabric of the urban centres. In the fast-grown suburbs an unnatural homogenous population is created because on the very small group of people usually moves there within a short period of time. This segregation of a large proportion of the society weakens the social structure. In the city centre a social groups a mixed and interact. The individual experiences being part of a society every day. This understanding is the foundation for any social and democratic understanding.

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Elbarkaden Baufeld 1-3, Elbtorquartier HafenCity Hamburg

Elbarkaden Baufeld 1-3, Elbtorquartier HafenCity Hamburg

The refurbishment of the former harbour area opens up a part of Hamburg which used to be ""forbidden territory"" and brings it back into the conscience of the city. The mixed use complex of the Elbarkaden (housing, offices, atliers) with its spacious public walkway ""Stadtloggia"" offers stupendous views on Hamburgs harbour and enables informal social interaction between inhabitants, workers, visitors and the whole neighbourhood. The Elbarkaden will be the home to the new Headquarters of Greenpeace. The NGO, dedicated to the protection of the environment, pursues high ethical standards and a healthy innovative working atmosphere for its employees.

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