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Air Suit - Housing Renovation

Urban housing renovation through the creation of an “air suit”, which acts as a new facade skin improving economic and ecological performance. This project is prototype in a 40 year old building with many typical feature of reinforced concrete housing of its generation – with a solution that could readily be transferred. 

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Holcim Awards competition goes global
 
Bronze for urban housing renovation “air suit”
 
“A persuasive and inventive solution for the revitalization of the existing urban fabric” – Holcim Awards Jury
 
Project Entry 2005 for Asia Pacific
Project Details
Location
Hiroshima, Japan
Authors
Kazuhide Doi
Main Author
Kazuhide Doi
Kazuhide Doi Architects, Japan
Prizes
Awards
Bronze 2005
Asia Pacific
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