Category: Architecture + Engineering
Title: Landing stage - a new perspective for people looking for accommodation
Name/s: Moritz Völter, Evelyn Roth
Medium, Object: Living Concept
University/s: University of Stuttgart
Supervision: Dipl.-Ing. Martin Bittmann, Prof. Jens Ludloff
"Housing" is the central question of modernity. We go where the question of housing and "being housed" is substantial, where hardship is commonplace. For an informal settlement originally
We are looking for future perspectives for an informal settlement originally initiated by homeless people (often also called "Berber village"), which is now run by the Evangelische Gesellschaft (eva) Stuttgart. It is located
on a narrow "island", enclosed by the Neckar River and the main road, only a stone's throw away from the old town of Esslingen am Neckar. The challenge of the design includes the
The challenge of the design includes the urban restructuring of the island and the detailed formulation of individual spaces and spatial sequences.
The authors define the search for solutions for people looking for housing in highly competitive rental markets in large cities as one of the most urgent social questions for architecture.
and provide an approach that is close to real life: within the framework of an open, contemporary and people-oriented architecture, temporarily usable housing units were presented. The most convincing
The urban integration of simple yet striking architecture in the surroundings of a Neckar island, which can offer temporary residents protection and intimacy due to its special location, was particularly convincing.