This special issue of the Living Concepts presents the “mehr als wohnen” site development in Zurich which is a flagship project for sustainable housing of the Swiss cooperative building society of the same name. Thirteen buildings offer living and working space for over thousand people, and, for the thirty participating cooperatives, it is a platform of innovation: new materials, energy concepts are applied to create novel housing types.
Constructed in 1985 the cohousing community of Rumlepotten consists of 32 apartments with associated gardens. The apartments are arranged around a glass corridor that connects all units and becomes a meeting place. Click image to enlarge & visit the slowottawa.ca Share It board >> http://www.pinterest.com/slowottawa/share-it/