Re: high rise cohousing in spain
From: nanderso (nandersoiastate.edu)
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 07:07:59 -0800 (PST)
I saw the exhibit last month - I'm pretty sure the project Grace is talking 
about is the Sharing Tower.  Here's the architect's website, which has more 
information on the project plus some other interesting stuff: 
http://www.guallart.com/

Nadia


> Grace, does this ring a bell (from the MOMA brochure on the
> exhibit):
> 
> http://www.moma.org/about_moma/press/2006/On-Site%20Exhibition%20Release%
20Main%20Site.pdf
> http://snipurl.com/oftt
> 
> "A lower- to middle-income housing development called the
> Sharing Tower, projected for completion in 2007 in Valencia by
> Vicente Guallart, shares a plot with 15 residential buildings by
> 15 architects, all presenting creative social-spatial solutions.
> The Sharing Tower consists of 16 round, striated floors with
> communal space in the core where televisions, laundry
> facilities, and computers are shared among residents. The
> stairways and elevators climb the perimeter of the building, and
> areas for sleeping, showering, and dressing are tucked into the
> remaining spaces."
> 
> Did you bring a camera, have any pictures you can send offlist
> as attachment?
> 
> .... Lion
> 
> 
> --- Grace Kim <grace [at] schemataworkshop.com> wrote:
> 
> > Lion-
> > 
> > My partner just reminded me that there was a high rise
> > cohousing project
> > in Spain.
> > 
> > We saw it earlier this month in an exhibit at MoMA in NYC -
> > but I can't
> > remember the particulars like where or how many units.
> > 
> > But the exhibit catalogue is available through Amazon.
> > 
> > The exhibit had floor plans, not sure if those would be in the
> > catalogue, but it would seem so.
> > 
> >
> http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0870704990/qid=1143737654/sr=1-1/ref=sr
> > _1_1/002-7831690-2140019?s=books&v=glance&n=283155
> > 
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> > grace h. kim, aia
> > 
> > principal
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> > schemata workshop
> > 
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