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Project Summary

Vertical informal settlement and waste recycling center

This housing strategy in Jakarta aims to offer an alternative semi-organized structure, addressing people otherwise living in informal settlements that continuously face severe flooding.

At the same time the project promotes waste recycling and thereby helps address a major problem and cause of flooding in Indonesia’s capital of ten million inhabitants, where the congested canal system is jammed with waste.

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Innovative architecture focused on infrastructure for communities
“Addresses urban migration in a proactive manner that accepts its specific dynamics” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2011 for Asia Pacific
Project Details
Jakarta, Indonesia
Steven Brunsmann
Main Author
Steven Brunsmann
nunc architects, Netherlands
Johan Krol
Further Author
Johan Krol
nunc architects , Netherlands
Acknowledgement prize 2011
Asia Pacific
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