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Site

 +  Building  Strategies  
Praxis #3 – Housing Tactics    
Francis Soler: Cité St-Chaumont, Belleville, Paris, 1993 Firewall + Infill_17u; 5fl
MVRdV, Wozoco, Amsterdam, 1997 Free Standing+Bar_100u; 9fl
Site Strategies Building Strategies
– Superblock – Bar
– Perimeter block – Comb
– Space Enclosing – “O”
– Free Standing – Row
X Dispersion – Cluster
X Mat – Terrace
X Infill – Modular
X Firewall X Towers

Relation to ground Access


3 5 7

2 4 6

175  -  X  48  -  =  8,432  sq-  

A. Zaaijer, K. Christiaanse, H. van De Born: The Hague K25, NL, 1992 Superblock_ 44u; 11 types; 7fl
655  -  X  160  -  

Martin Spühler, D. Munz, B. Senn: Selnau-, Sihlamt-, Sihlöhlzlistrasse, Zurich, 1995 Perimeter block + comb_ 64u; 5-3fl
Martin Spühler, D. Munz, B. Senn: Selnau-, Sihlamt-, Sihlöhlzlistrasse, Zurich, 1995 Perimeter block + comb_ 64u; 5-3fl
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C.F. Møller: Nordlyset, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2006  Space  Enclosing  (‘O’)_  232  du/ha;  102u;  7fl  
Ground floor First floor

165  -  X  200  -  
FAR  2.5  

C.F. Møller: Nordlyset, Copenhagen, Demark, 2006  Space  Enclosing  (‘O’)_  232u/ha;  102u;  7fl  
Alexis López, Xavier Díaz: Inkasa, Las Palmas, Spain, 2005  Perimeter  block  +  Space  Enclosing  (‘O’)_  233u/ha;  34u;  6fl  
120  -  X  127  -  
FAR  3.03  

Alexis López, Xavier Díaz: Inkasa, Las Palmas, Spain, 2005  Perimeter  block  +  Space  Enclosing  (‘O’)_  233u/ha;  34u;  6fl  
93  -  X  480  -  

M. Alder: Vogelbach, near Basel, 1992  Perimeter  block  +  Space  enclosing_  40u;  3  fl  
A. + P. Smithson: Robin Hood Gardens, London, 1972  Space  Enclosing  +  Slab;  213u    
Neutelings Riedijk: Hollainhof, Ghent, Belgium, 1999  Perimeter  block  +  row_  123u;  4fl  
237  -  X  530  -  

Neutelings Riedijk: Hollainhof, Ghent, Belgium, 1999  Perimeter  block  +  row  +  clusters_  123u;  14  types;  4fl  
Béguinages in Ghent and Bruges

Ernst May: Bruchfeldstrasse Siedlung, Frankfurt, Germany, 1927 / Béguinages  Perimeter block, internal courtyard  
4th floor

Ground floor 3rd floor

Neutelings Riedijk: Hollainhof, Ghent, Belgium, 1999  Perimeter  block  (row)_123u;  4fl  
I. Borrego, N. Montenegro, L. Toro (Dosmasuno arquitectos): Carabanchel, Spain, 2008  Bar_  102u;  6fl  
I. Borrego, N. Montenegro, L. Toro (Dosmasuno arquitectos): Carabanchel, Spain, 2008  Bar_  102u;  6fl  
I. Borrego, N. Montenegro, L. Toro (Dosmasuno arquitectos): Carabanchel, Spain, 2008  Bar_  102u;  6fl  
I. Borrego, N. Montenegro, L. Toro (Dosmasuno arquitectos): Carabanchel, Spain, 2008  Bar_  102u;  6fl  
I. Borrego, N. Montenegro, L. Toro (Dosmasuno arquitectos): Carabanchel, Spain, 2008  Bar_  102u;  6fl  
Module 1B

Architect
Dosmasuno Arquitectos
City / Location
Madrid, Spain
Year Designed / Built
2008
Unit Layout Area, # Floors, # Units

Each unit is constructed from the one bedroom base model, with an extra one or
two bedrooms added to it in the form of a bump-out.

I. Borrego, N. Montenegro, L. Toro (Dosmasuno arquitectos): Carabanchel, Spain, 2008  Bar_  102u;  6fl  
Moshe Safdie: Habitat 67, Montréal, Canada, 1967  Freestanding  +  Terrace  +  modular_  158u  (354  modules)  ;12fl  
Typology Analysis
Single Unit

Tower Typology

C. Eng/M. Tye Module 01A

Unit Tower

Terrace Typology

Cluster of Towers

Multiple Cluster Complex

Architect
Moshe Safdie
City / Location
Montreal, Canada
Year Designed / Built
1964 - 1967
Area, # Floors, # Units
Unit Module: 673.75 sf
Livable Space: 250,000 sf
Indoor Parking: 55,000 sf
Circulation Diagram
Circulation and Public Terraces: 110,000 sf
354 Pre-Fab Units, 158 Residences
12 Floors, Residences on Floors 2-12

Moshe Safdie: Habitat 67, Montréal, Canada, 1967  Freestanding  +  Terrace  +  modular_158u  (354  modules);12fl  
Moshe Safdie: Habitat 67, Montréal, Canada, 1967  Freestanding  +  Terrace  +  modular_158u  (354  modules);12fl  
Moshe Safdie: Habitat 67, Montréal, Canada, 1967  Freestanding  +  Terrace  +  modular_158u  (354  modules);12fl  
Moshe Safdie: Habitat 67, Montréal, Canada, 1967  Freestanding  +  Terrace  +  modular_158u  (354  modules);12fl  
G. Heinrichs: Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany, 1982  Terrace_  1064u;  14fl  
G. Heinrichs: Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Berlin, Germany, 1982  Terrace_  1064u  ;  14fl  
70  -  X  165  -  

Theo Hotz: condominium complex Buchgrindel, Zurich, 1985  Freestanding  +  row  +  street_24u;  4fl  
Theo Hotz: condominium complex Buchgrindel, Zurich, 1985  Freestanding  +  row  +  street_24u;  4fl