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Low and dense urban elements

Over the past 15 years, most residential construction has targeted the high-end high-rise luxury market. The project, Low and dense urban elements, argues against this trend.

Instead, it favors a more reciprocal infill strategy of preserving urban heritage and re-introducing low-rise high-density areas – this respects cultural heritage and keeps the social fabric alive.

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“Next Generation” prize for urban planning concept for Shanghai
“Next Generation” prize for urban planning concept for Shanghai
Project Entry 2008 for Asia Pacific
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Shanghai, China
Eero Puurunen
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Eero Puurunen
"Next Generation" 3rd prize 2008
Asia Pacific
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