20 / 07 / 2020
Building volumes are shifted and broken up to create a good flow through the courtyards, and a variety of experiences at eye level. The buildings are Low Rise High Density, and the height varies from 2 to 4 floors. Southwest facades have a buffer zone in the form of winter gardens, double facades and green facades – multitasking as solar shading, social space and greenhouses.
An “emphasized orange road” goes in a loop in the center of Co-Exist Housing, connecting buildings and public spaces. The loop is important for elderly and sick people: if you are on the “orange road” you know that you will always find the way back to the same starting point. Community houses are placed by the loop like pearls on a string. They each have their own color – to ease wayfinding and create identity for the area.