Contemporary Rural Cluster: Dongziguan Affordable Housing by Gad Line + Studio | Dezeen Awards

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Contemporary Rural Cluster: Dongziguan Affordable Housing
by Gad Line+ Studio

The intention of this project was to design and construct high-quality housing for relocalised Chinese farmers with a low budget, whilst maintaining their original lifestyle of collective living.

Dongziguan Affordable Housing, located in Hangzhou, China, breaks away from the formulaic style and instead organises the buildings in the vernacular style of a courtyard typology. The project's form and function fully respects the way of life of the farmers, bringing a new opportunity for rural revival under the existing system by providing quality affordable housing.

Architect: Gad Line + Studio
Shortlisted for: Housing Project

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