GROWING URBAN HABITATS

Schaudt Architekten | Student Housing

Constance, Germany | N/a | Project Link

Perspective

ECOTONE

-17 houses, 102 students
-hillside site
-The roof, porch, and biotope area envelope the building, offering a reciprocity between the natural and living environments.
-Residents benefit from the mutual exchange of resources offered by multiple ecosystems acting in the same environment.

SHARED

-The porches define the boundaries between in and out, offering both porosity and control.
-Houses are grouped into five terraces with two, four or five houses each. Shared porches open to the interior, connecting residences to each other across courtyards and semi-public spaces.

Research By:Ben Thonmpson

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