SOCIAL HOUSING, CHICAGO

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SOCIAL HOUSING, CHICAGO

Design proposal for a building with eleven autonomous housing units made of 40” high sea containers. Each module has five functional areas: kitchen, living, cabinet bathroom and bedroom. The project emphasizes on functionality, low cost, high living quality and sustainability. The containers are used to create a self-bearing structure sheltering multifunctional common space bellow. Re-usage of sea containers and the use of highly efficient insulation decreases CO2 emissions.


location:  Chicago

function: social housing

phase: international competition

total floor area: 398 кв.м.             

housing modules: 11

date: 2016

architects:

R. Parvanov,

I. Galev,

I. Dukova,

R.Koleva,

T.Atanasova