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Residential density for urban spaces

Increasing residential density can limit sprawl and foster sustainable urban transformation. One instrument of change is building in between existing structures on “leftover” space. For each type of site, Residential density for urban spaces develops a new type of house.

At times eccentric, these designs perfectly utilize small gaps in the urban fabric, and create a new overall aesthetic.

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“Next Generation” prize to Toronto project by Chinese architects
“Creative but unusual housing designs that perfectly utilize these small gaps in the urban fabric” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2008 for North America
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Toronto, Canada
Chenglong Wang
Main Author
Chenglong Wang
Lingchen Liu
Further Author
Lingchen Liu
"Next Generation" 2nd prize 2008
North America
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