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Vertical Neighbourhood / Apartment concept

Vertical Neighbourhood
Vertical Neighbourhood

A traditional neighbourhood in old towns always contains following elements: street, courtyard and double-story house. Can we use this model in a high-rise building? This concept shows an example. The staircase represents a street. On its both sides lined up courtyards and houses. In addition, we can use space frame structure rather than beam-column system. All pipes and cables can be laid in the frame.


RWTH Aachen

RWTH Aachen
Aachen, Germany

Kaige Ren,
RWTH Aachen