Housing estate redevelopment
11 Jan 2011
Can the idea of the typical Dutch woonerf be translated to the 21st century? The small-scale, pedestrian friendly neighborhood from the late 1960s, had in fact already been dismissed by city planners. Will this woonerf now get a second life? In the publication ‘Het Woonerf leeft’ (The Woonerf lives) the architects of Delft Architectural Studies on Housing (DASH) seek new applications for these residential areas built and dismissed some 40 years ago.
19 Apr 2012
At the end of the 90s the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia and the EnergyAgency NRW launched the campaign for the construction of 50 solar energy housing estates in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW).