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La Passerelle, France
Seine Saint-Denis, France
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The challenge was to retrofit existing modular housing units wit

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Category:
housing
Phase:
in use
Design:
Niclas Dunnebacke Architect with Annelise Archen
Updated:
3 November 2015
introduction

How can architecture work towards breaking the cycle of disadvantage? Many complex issues such as isolation, lack of education and unemployment cripple people from reaching their fullest potential.

In the town of Seine Saint-Denis, near Paris, France local design specialists collaborated with Coup De Main and Romanian immigrants to complete a temporary housing structure. With a focus on socially integrative process and recycled materials the project is one such example.

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Facade Detail

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Technical Detail - joining to existing structures

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Team unloading supplies

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