We Already Have Viable Models for Quality Affordable Housing


Ypenburg new experimental neighborhood. Via MVRDV. . Image Courtesy of Creative Commons

Ypenburg new experimental neighborhood. Via MVRDV. . Image Courtesy of Creative Commons

This article was originally published on Common Edge.

In this week’s reprint, author Walter Jaegerhaus explores the U.S. housing challenge, drawing a timeline of the evolution of different architectural solutions, from around the world. Seeking to “inspire designers today to create new housing options”, and hoping “that the U.S can again embrace its experimental origins and try out new ideas and methods”, the article highlights examples from Europe and the Americas.

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