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Incremental Weaving in Colombia

Affordable housing neighborhood with integrated workspaces

Weaving working into living and houses into a neighborhood, the project encourages community building and the livelihood of inhabitants in Cartagena, Colombia.

Homes are grouped to encourage community building and social interaction within an urban plan designed to maximize shading.

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Acknowledgement prizes: Humans, water, and nature
 
“A richness of interpretation and a level of detail ripe for implementation”
 
Project Entry 2017 for Latin America
Project Details
Location
Cartagena, Colombia
Authors
Adèle Naudé Santos
Main Author
Adèle Naudé Santos
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Center for Advanced Urbanism (CAU), USA
Débora Mesa Molina
Further Author
Débora Mesa Molina
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Prototypes of Prefabrication Laboratory (POPLab) , USA
Prizes
Awards
Acknowledgement prize 2017
Latin America
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“A really good client with really good objectives” – Sustainable design by Adèle Naudé Santos
“A really good client with really good objectives” – Sustainable design by Adèle Naudé Santos

An affordable housing neighborhood in Cartagena, Colombia set the course for excellence in sustainable design by …

Video
Incremental Weaving in Colombia: Acknowledgement 2017 Latin America
Incremental Weaving in Colombia: Acknowledgement 2017 Latin America

Affordable housing neighborhood with integrated workspaces: Weaving working into living and houses into a neighborhood, …

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