Posts tagged as 'community building'

Sanjo Hokusei Community Center by Yasunari Tsukada design, photo: Takumi Ota

Sanjo Hokusei Community Center by Yasunari Tsukada design, photo: Takumi Ota

Sanjo-cho is a densely-built old residential area in Takamatsu City, Kagawa. Our project was to make a “meeting place” for local residents to get together. The site within the built-up town is surrounded by a number of alleys. What we tried to do was to create the center in the town, relevant to these alleys and houses. (text by Yasunari Tsukada design)


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Wed 18.5.

Villa Pu by Atelier Kempe Thill (NL)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 18.05.2011 - Tagged as: , ,

Villa Pu by Atelier Kempe Thill; photo by Ulrich Schwarz, Berlin

Villa Pu is a new youth and community centre realised by the award-winning Rotterdam-based practice Atelier Kempe Thill. Located in the Osdorp area of Amsterdam, the small-yet-striking, minimalist building consists of two instantly-distinguishable antipodal space concepts: a translucent fully-glazed ground floor used as a ‘public living room ‘, and a monolithic cubic community hall located in the upper part of the building. (more…)

ARCH+ features 3 with raumlabor berlin

For the fourth time the German manufacturer for building communication technology SIEDLE supports the architectural symposia organised by the Berlin based architecture magazine ARCH +. After lectures and panel discussions with BARarchitekten, Diébédo Francis Kéréo and raumlaborberlin this time the Institute for Applied Urbanism (ifau), Jesko Fezer, co-operator of the architectural bookstore ‘pro qm’ and editor of the magazine An Architektur, and the Berlin based practice Heide & von Beckerath will be discussing about participatory community building – a praxis which became very popular in the reunited Berlin – and urban policy issues. The panel discussion will take place April 1st at 7:30 pm at .HBC, Karl-Liebknecht-Srasse 9, Berlin.