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2 + 2 + 1 House

The project from China engages directly with the theme of aging populations. Special attention is given to accommodating the needs of elderly inhabitants with high quality dwellings.

The work is merited for its sensitivity to social dynamics and transformations in lifestyles brought about by increasing urbanization and densification. Also commended is the effort to maintain links between generations, an effort that manifests an ambitious ethical vision.

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Prizes awarded to sustainable construction projects in Asia Pacific
“Awareness of social dynamics” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2005 for Asia Pacific
Project Details
Chengdu, China
Shen Yongde
Main Author
Shen Yongde
Southwest Jiaotong University, China
Wang Yanyu
Main Author
Wang Yanyu
Southwest Jiaotong University, China
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Li Shaoyu
Southwest Jiaotong University , China
Encouragement prize 2005
Asia Pacific
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