New Housing NY

design ideas competition

The project dismisses the concept of "generic" public housing by limiting the population to elderly and single-parent families, a.k.a. post nuclear families.
The residential components have been distilled into a series of elemental building blocks. Each block addresses a different potential post-nuclear family type. We are able to combine an infinite variety of units, to be applied to various sites and create a vibrant community within the limits of New York's gridiron

COMPLETED 2003