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Curly villages - Europan 6
GRAZ-AUSTRIA - first prize
EUROPAN's objective is to assist the young architects of Europe in developing their ideas and disseminating them on strategic sites proposed by municipalities or developers. The general topic of EUROPAN 6 was finding new ways of introducing landscape into housing. The site was an empty corn field in the periphery of Graz. The brief was to develop work+live units for families that would be occupied only in the working days. Our proposal is not a master plan but more a mode of urban organisation that would through phases of its development offer new social and spatial dynamics. The units are based on the typology and size of the typical plot of an Austrian house combining two floor house, garden and garage.