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Cedar-clad house by Yale students could serve as
a model for affordable housing




20 November 2015 | 28 comments
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Graduate students at the Yale School of Architecture have designed and
built a contemporary family home in a low-income neighbourhood in New
Haven, Connecticut (+ slideshow).

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000-square-foot (93 square metres) dwelling on a corner lot in the city's West River district. You can also sign up to our weekly newsletter. Job of the week: architect at Santiago Calatrava ." Most discussed: MIT plan "death of the traffic light" Septembre adds a variety of floor finishes to renovated Parisian apartment ECDM adds curving glass and steel apartment block to a Paris street Reader comment: "Austere but beautiful" This year. Connecticut – the city where Yale is based. "Unique among architecture schools." said the school. students were tasked with creating a 1. The dwelling was completed as part of the school's Jim Vlock Building Project.Sign up for a daily roundup of all our stories. a programme established in 1967. Related story: University graduates design and build cabins on Navajo reservation in Utah "Students were challenged to develop a cost-efficient and flexible design prototype that could be adapted to similar sites in New Haven and other urban environments across the country. Movie: Moroso's "hidden heart" shown in exclusive factory tour First-year students are required to participate as part of the school's curriculum." said the school. "The house allows students the experience of working with a client and the opportunity to respond to the challenges of affordable housing and urban infill. Subscribe Paris apartments Most popular: Brooklyn architect creates tiny retreat in his garden News: New Zealand rejects crowd-sourced flag design The programme is focused on designing and constructing low-cost homes in economically distressed neighbourhoods in New Haven. this programme is mandatory for all members of the class.

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along with bedrooms and bathrooms. Cultural Education Infrastructure Pavilions Skyscrapers Health Hotels Landscape/urbanism Public and leisure Industrial Offices Residential . A low concrete wall borders the property. giving the building a distinctive appearance in a neighbourhood dotted with more traditional architecture. The organisation put the house up for sale.Ari Jónsson uses algae to create biodegradable water bottles Garðar Eyjólfsson creates ceramics from Icelandic sulphur The upper portion of the home slightly cantilevers over the ground level. Architecture Nordic designers create mixand-match objects based on drawing game A number of companies donated labour and material for the project. Iceland students turn willow branches into range of materials Theodora Alfredsdottir creates dining set using the world's most abundant mineral 4 5 HÛT adds "jewel-like" glass extension to east London house Dezeen Mail Dezeen Daily (weekly newsletter) (daily update) you@example. Several large windows. including site excavation. which contains a communal space with built-in Join Follow us Stairs within the core lead to the upper storey. creating a thickness to hold furniture and fixtures for bedrooms and bath. COS and Hay update homeware collection for Spring 2016 Subscribe The core is essentially a wooden box inserted into the centre of the home. consolidating stairs and utilities to leave the remainder of space open. enable natural light to fill the space. and able to connect to the site." described the school. plumbing and drywall. the students collaborated with NeighborWorks New Horizons. Throughout the project. "The core is efficient. "The density of the ground floor is flung to the perimeter of the house on the upper floor. The team fitted the interior with concrete and bamboo flooring. along with a skylight at the top of the core. The home's design is centred on the idea of a multi-functional core. gracious." said the school. a nonprofit organisation dedicated to developing quality affordable housing. It shields the kitchen and living room on the first floor from a highly exposed street corner. and it was recently purchased by a family who has lived in the neighbourhood all of their life. white oak millwork and modern appliances.

The Jim Vlock Building Project was started by Charles W Moore.Interiors Exhibitions Health Hotels Offices Residential Restaurants and bars Retail Salons and spas Design The project was honoured with the 2015 Award of Merit for Student Design from the Connecticut Green Building Council. in collaboration with faculty member Kent Bloomer. "Moore saw that getting out of the studio and building something would have several benefits for the students." Fashion Furniture Installations Graphics Lighting Homeware Products Transport Watches Technology 3D printing Software Apple Wearables Gadgets Robotics . he hoped students would be inspired by the mechanics of building." said the school. "As a believer in simple tectonics and basic technologies. the architecture school's dean from 1965 to 1971.

the programme has teamed up with groups such as Habitat for Humanity and Common Ground to focus on affordable housing. ranging from community centres in the Appalachian region to camp structures in rural Connecticut. Design movies Talks ." Early projects were located outside of New Haven. Other recent design-build projects include a pair of micro-cabins on the Navajo Reservation in Utah by students from the University of Colorado.Opinion Marcus Fairs Dan Hill Alexandra Lange Mimi Zeiger "In the midst of the student unrest of the 1960s he saw the project as a way for students to commit to positive social action by building for the poor. Will Wiles Sam Jacob Kieran Long Owen Hatherley Reinier de Graaf Justin McGuirk Aaron Betsky Lucas Verweij Events 2016 « CES 2016 Design Indaba 2016 DesignMarch 2016 Maison&Objet 2016 Milan 2016 Northmodern 2016 Stockholm 2016 2015 » 2014 » 2013 » More » Movies Architecture movies Interiors movies Interviews Dezeen Jobs In more recent years.

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