House Eden

  • Germaniastrasse, 8006 Z├╝rich
  • The housing complex creates an interactive living for all three generations.
  • The housing units are designed for low-income families, and parents need to work full-time shifts. In order to fill this gap, active elderly residents, partly take on the role of providing meals in the community kitchen for the children after school.
  • The irregularly shaped plot brings a variety of environmental qualities for the target group. A series of stairs, follow the original topography operate as the core of the complex, creating unique surroundings for daily interaction and communal activities.

People: Eat, Gather, Rest, Make

typology: Garden, Collective Housing, House

Climate: Light

Location: Hill, Urban

Material: Concrete, Wood


Contributor: Tamara Zecevic
31 January 2022